Investments

The charts that matter: the global growth jitters

John Stepek examines how concerns over Chinese growth have affect the global economy’s most important charts.

Three solid stocks to pilot you through the economic turbulence

Professional investor Tom Walker picks three sustainable stocks from around with world that should provide value whatever global markets do.

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK’s financial pages.

Snap up cheap British stocks

American stocks are looking very expensive, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you should sell, says John Stepek.

Platinum will regain its shine

Platinum futures have slumped to around $840 an ounce, a near-ten-year low. But the gloom looks overdone.

If you'd invested in: Findel and N Brown Group

Retailer Findel has seen sales surge, while counterpart N Brown Group is considering closing all its physical shops.

Samsung starts to struggle

A slowdown in smartphone sales has dented profits at the Korean tech giant. But that’s not the only problem. Alice Gråhns reports.

The spectre of a crisis still haunts Europe

With talk of a trade war hampering equities in a region that is dependent on exports, investors are going cold on Europe.

China: a bad time to tussle over tariffs

Investors may be overestimating China’s vulnerability to a trade war, but a slowing economy and an overheated property market, it’s not a good time.

Jim Cramer: FANGs can withstand trade tensions

FANG stocks – the big tech companies – are perfect for current market conditions, says former hedge-fund manager Jim Cramer.

Duck the higher stamp-duty rate

The government has allowed for exceptions to the rule, so make sure you’re aware of them.

Don’t give up on infrastructure

Despite having a tough year, the outlook for funds investing in PFI and support services is improving, says Max King.

The fledgling industries emerging from our universities

Science and engineering departments are innovation incubators, and regularly launch companies involved in a wide range of exciting new fields. Dr Mike Tubbs explains how to invest in spin-outs.

Trump fires first shots in trade war

Donald Trump has fired the first shots in a US-China trade war, slapping tariffs on $34bn of Chinese imports, with another $16bn to follow soon.

Don’t panic about the latest Brexit melodrama

Theresa May has laid out her plans for a soft Brexit. Yet despite all the high-profile resignations and dramatic headlines, it’s just business as usual for investors, says John Stepek.

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