The recent political turmoil in Latin America doesn’t change the auspicious long-term economic outlook for Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. It spells opportunity for contrarian investors, says James McKeigue.
Investors have been seduced by the high interest rates on mini-bonds, but they’re not as safe as they seem.
If it’s Christmas in the markets, it’s time for the Santa Claus rally. Dominic Frisby explains what it is, how it works, and how to play it.
John Stepek looks at the potential outcomes of Thursday’s general election and explains what each would mean for markets – and what you can do to protect your wealth.
Mark Barnett, former star manager Neil Woodford’s successor at Invesco, has applied the same formula, and is struggling.
Professional investor Anthony Ginsberg picks three stocks that he thinks can dominate the emerging field of cloud computing.
As the world looks to a future without fossil fuels, investors have abandoned oil companies. But we still need oil, says John Stepek. And this irrational hatred spells opportunity.
John Stepek looks to the charts that matter most to the global economy to see if he can glean some signs of hope.
Diamond miners are in dire straits. The $90bn market is being squeezed by demand and supply problems and faces a long-term threat from manufactured gemstones.
In this week’s Currency Corner, Dominic Frisby explains why he’s tempted to buy the New Zealand dollar.
Has the stockmarket bull run gone has high as it can go, or is there some festive cheer for investors waiting around the corner? Dominic Frisby investigates.
MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK’s financial pages.
The average price of a house in the UK rose by 0.8% on the year in November, the fastest pace since April.
Ted Baker, the struggling fashion retailer, saw its share price fall to a ten-year low this week after it admitted that it had overstated the value of its inventory by around £25m.
A century ago, Argentina was economically on a par with France and Germany. Left-wing populism may now have irretrievably ruined it, says Max King.
Why do some companies fizzle out and fade away while others build on a strong start? Dr Mike Tubbs looks at the key factors behind sustainable success and highlights his favourite consistent performers.
Many things in finance are complicated, says John Stepek. But whether or not to put your money in an open-ended property fund is not one of them.
There is money to be made in the rapidly expanding holiday let market. But do your sums carefully before you buy.
Japan’s government pension fund is to stop lending the overseas shares it owns to short sellers. But in reality, there’s nothing wrong with short selling, says John Stepek. Here’s why.
Are the interests of the finance professionals managing your money properly aligned with your interests? There’s a relatively simple way to check.
With interest rates at rock bottom, companies have been loading up on debt. And a lot of it is poor quality debt. John Stepek explains what that means for the markets, and for you.
The advent of free share-trading platforms will get more people buying shares. That’s a welcome development
The US dollar is a lot stronger than it was a fortnight ago. Can that continue? John Stepek looks to the charts that matter most to the global economy.
UK stocks could be in line for a bounce if the election result reduces political uncertainty.
The stars are aligning for a weaker US dollar, which would be good news for the world economy.
Dominic Frisby looks at the Norwegian krone’s performance against the Japanese yen and asks, is it set for a major reversal?