Short sellers get a bad press, says John Stepek. But if they target a company you invest in, you need to take action quickly.
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These days, if you want to be in the growth game you need to be invested in private markets. But that’s a worrying trend, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Dividends are crucial to healthy long-term returns, so no portfolio should be without investment trusts offering dependable and consistent payouts. Sarah Moore explains how to find them.
This week, former star fund manager Neil Woodford shocked markets by “gating” his flagship fund. John Stepek and Sarah Moore look at what went wrong, while Max King looks at how Woodford’s former colleagues are getting on now.
Horatio Bottomley – twice elected to Parliament and once considered for a cabinet post – was also a swindler and an embezzler.
Regulatory action against the big tech companies should serve as a warning to investors of just how fragile these stocks’ valuations are.
With the suspension of dealing in Neil Woodford’s Equity Income fund, John Stepek looks at where it all went wrong for the “star” fund manager, and what it means for you.