One popular idea right now is that 2019 will be the year that actively managed funds trump passive funds. It sounds good, says John Stepek. But it’s nonsense. Here’s why.
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Matthew Partridge looks at what lessons Shakespeare’s Henry V holds for investors.
Dominic Frisby attempts to divine the state of the markets through his investment decisions, and concludes that there’s a bit more turmoil to get through yet.
The financial-services industry is very good at tacking on fees as Tom Wolfe’s satirical novel shows.
Shares in asset managers have had a bad year, says Cris Sholto Heaton. That could be an early sign the long boom is over.
Matthew Partridge talks to venture capitalist Hugi Clarke about venture capital trusts, the Enterprise Investment Scheme, and his firm’s investment style.