Most fund managers don’t beat the market. Yet they are pretty good stock pickers. So what goes wrong?
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Four simple but effective ideas for building a portfolio
David C Stevenson’s three-part series on how to set up a long-term regular savings plan using five simple investment trusts.
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.
A simple, easy to manage portfolio of our favourite investment trusts, selected by Merryn Somerset Webb, offering defensiveness, stability, exposure to growth, and some income.
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Analysts’ forecasts aren’t worth the paper they’re printed on, says John Stepek. But some are more useful than others.
Dominic Frisby dusts off his crystal ball and makes ten very specific forecasts about what is going to happen in the year ahead.
You don’t need to wade through a mountain of books on finance to become a better investor, says Merryn Somerset Webb. These seven simple rules will stand you in good stead.
Even if you’re sceptical about technical analysis, it’s worth understanding what other people are getting from it, says John Stepek.
To close the year, John Stepek picks five of his favourite books on economics, investing and human behaviour.
Matthew Partridge looks at what investors can learn about exchange-traded funds from the film “The Graduate”.