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.
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Those who say that passive investing represents the “blind” allocation of capital have a point, says John Stepek. But it’s not like active fund managers were very “active” to begin with.
Matthew Partridge explores what lessons investors can learn from William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar.
Investors spend a lot of time thinking about buying shares, says John Stepek. But they should consider their selling strategy too.
Companies are buying back more of their own shares than ever before. That’s not a healthy sign, says John Stepek.
Hedge fund manager David Einhorn says his favoured strategy of value investing – buying out-of-favour companies – has struggled as growth company stocks have shot up.
The 1983 comedy starring Eddie Murphy and Dan Ackroyd is good reminder of why investors should always keep a level head, says Matthew Partridge.