Some people argue that ETFs undermine the structure of the stockmarket. That’s not really true, says John Stepek. But they could spark trouble in another area of the markets.
Shares in online grocer Ocado – hated by investors – suddenly spiked. It shows what can happen when sentiment turns, and holds a lesson for the broader UK market.
Two years ago telecoms giant BT looked on top of the world. But since then the sprawling business has underperformed. Alice Gråhns reports.
Regional housebuilder Bovis has seen its shares rise by 40% in the last year, while Crest Nicholson’s have slid by 20%.
Professional investors Bertie Thomson & Mick Dillon pick three stocks that should provide outstanding shareholder returns.
The government wants to prevent tenants and leaseholders being exploited by agents, says Emma Lunn.
A new type of exchange-traded fund will provide a useful way for bond investors to mitigate risk, says David Stevenson.
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The next financial crisis could start in corporate bonds, as credit quality has deteriorated over the past few years and decades.
Investors are worried that Argentina and Turkey could be the first two dominoes to fall in a wider emerging-markets crisis.
Donald Trump’s decision to reinstate sanctions on Iran, the world’s fifth-biggest oil producer, has given oil prices another boost, but oil bulls shouldn’t get too confident.
The biggest driver of long-term returns is the price you pay when you buy, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Buying out-of-favour, beaten-down stocks may require impetuousness bordering on recklessness, says Max King – but buying recovery stocks can be mighty satisfying when it pays off.
Investing in a booming industry can be a risky business – only a lucky few will strike gold and produce the hot products of the future. There’s a much safer way to bet on fast-growing sectors, says Dr Mike Tubbs.
The decades-long bond bull market could well be over. But it won’t end quietly. Investment strategies that have worked for years, no longer will. John Stepek explains what happens next.
The oil price has been quietly rising all year. But it’s going to get noisy, and you need to be invested. Dominic Frisby picks the best ways to profit.