It’s a big week for the markets, with the US Federal Reserve meeting to set interest rates, and another Brexit vote in the UK. John Stepek looks at what to expect.
Investing in technologyTechnology is moving astoundingly quickly. The pace of change in the fields of artificial intelligence, renewable energy and the "internet of things", for instance, can make it hard for investors to keep up. But if you aren't on top of the latest developments, you risk losing out.
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The technology sector can be hugely profitable for investors. But how do you pick the right companies? In this video tutorial, Ed Bowsher explains how to invest in tech stocks.
The Nifty Fifty was a group of blue-chip stocks that investors thought would outperform the market, but didn’t. John Stepek asks if today’s tech stocks are the 21st-century version.
The world’s big tech companies are prime targets for government meddling. They’re not as good a long term bet as you might think, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Many people are panicking about robots taking away all the jobs. But that won’t happen, says Merryn Somerset Webb. New jobs will appear – and in many cases, they will be better versions of the jobs we have now.
One problem with big tech stocks is that they’re very expensive. But another is the threat from overzealous regulation, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Amazon, Google and Facebook aren’t the only winners in ecommerce and online media – savvy investors should also buy China’s big four to maximise gains, says Rupert Foster.
The WannaCry ransomware attack is a wake-up call. It has huge implications for cybersecurity – and for bitcoin. John Stepek explains why, and how to profit from improving computer security.
High-revenue but low-tax-paying tech companies could be targeted as the government mollifies voters with interventionist politics, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The video games industry is hugely important to Britain, adding £1.12bn to the economy. Matthew Partridge looks at how Brexit will affect the sector.
British universities are teaming up with venture capitalists to create world-beating firms. Back the winners before they leave the lab to make big gains, says Matthew Partridge.
Bitcoin boosters promised that the digital currency would change the world. In a sense, it just might, as blockchain, the technology underlying it, goes mainstream. Ben Judge reports.