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A beginner’s guide to gold: what’s it for?
Gold

A beginner’s guide to gold: what’s it for?

We’re big fans of gold here at MoneyWeek. But why? What’s it for? What use is it? John Stepek explains why everyone should hold a little gold in their…
24 Oct 2019
The future of money is borderless – and difficult to tax
Economy

The future of money is borderless – and difficult to tax

Borderless money was once the norm, says Dominic Frisby. We used it for centuries before the era of the nation state. And as the physical economy dema…
23 Oct 2019
Money Minute Tuesday 22 October: UK public finances and company updates
Economy

Money Minute Tuesday 22 October: UK public finances and company updates

In today’s Money Minute, we look ahead to the latest news on the state of the UK’s public finances, and it’s a busy day for big company updates.
22 Oct 2019
Ignore the wild swings – UK stocks are a buy
Stockmarkets

Ignore the wild swings – UK stocks are a buy

Whatever wild turn the Brexit drama takes next, the important thing to remember is that UK stocks are trading at bargain-basement prices.
18 Oct 2019
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Share tips of the week
Share tips

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.
18 Oct 2019
Woodford believed his own hype – now his investors are paying the price
Neil Woodford

Woodford believed his own hype – now his investors are paying the price

Neil Woodford was once one of the brightest stars in Britain’s investment firmament. Then he came crashing down to earth. John Stepek explains what we…
17 Oct 2019
The fall of the house of Woodford – and what it means for your money
Neil Woodford

The fall of the house of Woodford – and what it means for your money

Neil Woodford has been fired from his Equity Income fund, which is now being wound up. John Stepek looks at how he got into this mess, and what it mea…
15 Oct 2019
Parker Schnabel: the dirt nerd who keeps striking gold
People

Parker Schnabel: the dirt nerd who keeps striking gold

Parker Schnabel was a typical Alaskan teenager when he discovered gold exploration and reality television. Still only 25, he has excelled at both for …
14 Oct 2019
The charts that matter: hopes for a trade deal and a Brexit breakthrough
Economy

The charts that matter: hopes for a trade deal and a Brexit breakthrough

John Sepek looks at how the latest Brexit negotiations have affected the chart that matter most to the global economy.
12 Oct 2019
The precious metals rollercoaster is heading into a big dip
Gold

The precious metals rollercoaster is heading into a big dip

It has been an exciting summer for precious metals enthusiasts, with gold, silver and platinum all making big gains. But now it’s all unwinding. Domin…
2 Oct 2019
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Great frauds in history: Prescott Jernegan’s gold hoax
Investment strategy

Great frauds in history: Prescott Jernegan’s gold hoax

Prescott Jernegan claimed to be able to extract gold from seawater. He couldn't, of course. But he persuaded an awful lot of people that he could
2 Oct 2019
One of the best investment trusts for emerging market investors
Share tips

One of the best investment trusts for emerging market investors

The Utilico Emerging Markets investment trust focuses on infrastructure, an area its competitors often ignore.
1 Oct 2019
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The charts that matter: markets waver amid the political turmoil
Economy

The charts that matter: markets waver amid the political turmoil

As politics becomes increasingly unhinged, John Stepek looks at how the week's events have affected the charts that matter the most to the global econ…
28 Sep 2019
Share tips of the week
Share tips

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.
27 Sep 2019
Money Minute Friday 27 September: UK house prices
Economy

Money Minute Friday 27 September: UK house prices

In today's Money Minute, we get the latest UK house price data from the Nationwide, plus the latest European and US economic confidence indicators.
27 Sep 2019
Hold gold: it’s an insurance policy against global volatility
Gold

Hold gold: it’s an insurance policy against global volatility

Gold has proved a wonderful hedge against recent turbulence for British investors, reaching a record peak in sterling terms. Now bulls should be looki…
26 Sep 2019
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Chart of the week: US inflation follows oil and gold
Economy

Chart of the week: US inflation follows oil and gold

Bonds advanced after the attack on Saudi Arabia, with investors ignoring the potential for a rise in inflation. This chart also suggests they are bein…
23 Sep 2019
What will it take for platinum to make a comeback?
Commodities

What will it take for platinum to make a comeback?

Platinum has historically been more expensive than gold. But for the last few years, that’s not been the case. Dominic Frisby explains why that is, an…
18 Sep 2019
Follow the dividend yield when buying shares
Investment strategy

Follow the dividend yield when buying shares

No valuation measure can help you to time the market. But dividend yields are a good guide to future returns.
16 Sep 2019
The charts that matter: “risk on” rules
Economy

The charts that matter: “risk on” rules

The “risk-off” move we saw over the past month or so has reversed. John Stepek looks at how that affects the charts that matter the most to the global…
14 Sep 2019
Ray Dalio: back to the 1930s
Economy

Ray Dalio: back to the 1930s

In economic and political terms, today’s environment has a lot in common with the late 1930s, warns Ray Dalio, founder and co-chief investment officer…
9 Sep 2019
Gold is back – here’s the key price it needs to break through next
Gold

Gold is back – here’s the key price it needs to break through next

After years in the doldrums, the price of gold has broken out to over $1,500 an ounce. Dominic Frisby explains gold’s astonishing recovery and looks a…
4 Sep 2019
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Chart of the week: silver is due to outshine gold
Gold

Chart of the week: silver is due to outshine gold

The gold/silver ratio tracks the relative progress of the two monetary metals by dividing the silver price into the gold price, revealing how many oun…
2 Sep 2019
What to buy in a world of negative interest rates
Economy

What to buy in a world of negative interest rates

The world’s most bizarre financial experiment ever – negative interest rates – continues. Merryn Somerset Webb looks at how investors should respond.
2 Sep 2019
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