UK stocks are paying higher dividend yields than at any point since the financial crisis, says John Stepek. Should you buy in?
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Having 40 years to invest can free you up to take risks in the big themes of the next few decades, says David C Stevenson. Here, he picks four of the best funds to buy for the long term.
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When investing in funds, it’s worth choosing boutique firms whose managers invest along with the clients. And an investment trust is nothing but a mini boutique, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
No-one likes selling at a loss. That includes board members. So when directors swallow a loss, it’s bad news.
Matthew Partridge looks at what investors can learn from Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
The number of companies listed on public stockmarkets is falling, while private equity is on the rise. Matthew Partridge talks to Helen Steer of PE house Pantheon about the sector’s advantages.
Many investors believe active fund managers prove their worth when markets fall. But, as October’s mini-crash shows, that’s not true. Here’s what you should know before picking an active or a passive fund.
Matthew Partridge looks at what investors can learn from The Sting, a 1973 film inspired by real-life swindlers.