Commodities are on a roll – buy in with this cheap ETF
Mining dump trucks
Commodities

Commodities are on a roll – buy in with this cheap ETF

Profiting from raw materials isn’t as easy as you might think. A new ETF, however, is worth a look
20 Jul 2021
Cathie Wood’s ARK Invest to launch bitcoin ETF
Cathie Wood
Bitcoin & crypto

Cathie Wood’s ARK Invest to launch bitcoin ETF

Cathie Wood, the “star stock-picker”, bitcoin bull and founder and CEO of asset management firm ARK Invest, is hoping to launch an ETF to track the pr…
30 Jun 2021
Investing in space: a fund for the final frontier
Illustration of a MOON ROCKET!!
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Investing in space: a fund for the final frontier

The space sector is not simply about launching rockets to Mars or the moon. A new fund aims to cash in.
7 Jun 2021
Should we adjust our all-weather ETF portfolio for inflation?
ETFs

Should we adjust our all-weather ETF portfolio for inflation?

It’s too early to batten down the hatches for our ETF model portfolio, but price pressures are increasing.
12 May 2021
Too embarrassed to ask: what is an ETF?
Too embarrassed to ask: exchange-traded fund
Too embarrassed to ask

Too embarrassed to ask: what is an ETF?

Many investors use ETFs, or exchange-traded funds, as part of a passive investment strategy. But what exactly is an ETF?
1 Apr 2021
Ethical investing: how to find an ESG tracker fund
ESG investing

Ethical investing: how to find an ESG tracker fund

The number of ethical exchange-traded funds is growing ever larger – David C Stevenson outlines your options.
6 Oct 2020
The triumph of the blob: how passive investing could devour markets
Investment strategy

The triumph of the blob: how passive investing could devour markets

We’re fans of passive investing at MoneyWeek. But is the rapid growth in passive ownership having a detrimental effect on the way that markets work? I…
24 Sep 2020
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Two new funds to invest in the next big disruptive industries
ETFs

Two new funds to invest in the next big disruptive industries

Food and education are two sectors ripe for disruption – and two new ETFs offer the chance to invest.
15 Sep 2020
Could the Covid crisis hold a silver lining for cheap value stocks?
Value investing

Could the Covid crisis hold a silver lining for cheap value stocks?

Value investing strategies have had a dreadful six months – but the crisis could be a catalyst for them to turn around.
20 Jul 2020
How to construct an all-weather ETF portfolio
Investment strategy

How to construct an all-weather ETF portfolio

The outlook for markets is highly uncertain. This set of investments balances growth with protection in a crisis, says Cris Sholto Heaton
19 Jun 2020
Precious metals will keep shining – buy these funds to take advantage
Gold

Precious metals will keep shining – buy these funds to take advantage

Data on volatility suggests that a V-shaped recovery may not happen, so hold gold or silver.
1 Jun 2020
The boom in passive investing won’t cause the next crash
Stockmarkets

The boom in passive investing won’t cause the next crash

Passive investment funds such as ETFs are now such a fundamental part of financial markets that some people worry that they will spark the next crash.…
7 Jan 2020
Passive investments come under pressure from regulators
Stockmarkets

Passive investments come under pressure from regulators

Investors are allocating ever greater sums to passive investments including ETFs and index trackers. Regulators have taken note, says David Stevenson.
24 Sep 2019
The best ways to invest in gold
Gold

The best ways to invest in gold

From ETFs and allocated accounts to sovereigns and Britannias, Dominic Frisby looks at some of the best ways to buy and sell gold.
17 May 2019
British stocks are due a bounce
Stockmarkets

British stocks are due a bounce

Uncertainty over Brexit has prompted consumers and companies to put off investing in British stocks. Once clarity returns, cheap stocks should rebound…
4 Apr 2019
Book review: The Ultimate ETF Guidebook
Books

Book review: The Ultimate ETF Guidebook

Book review: The Ultimate ETF Guidebook How ETFs evolved from simple funds that tracked the main indices to more complex smart-beta funds that attempt…
21 Mar 2019
Stash your cash in bond ETFs
Bonds

Stash your cash in bond ETFs

A savings account isn’t always practical. Here’s what to do with the cash in your portfolio.
19 Feb 2019
Low volatility – or low rates?
Funds

Low volatility – or low rates?

Tracker funds investing in “boring” stocks have done well in the past 25 years – but is that set to change?
9 Nov 2018
Two funds to profit from Asia's love for smartphones
Funds

Two funds to profit from Asia's love for smartphones

HanETF’s exchange-traded fund allows you to buy into a “mega trend” - the surging demand for smartphones in Asia.
12 Oct 2018
Chart of the week: cannabis is getting too high
Stockmarkets

Chart of the week: cannabis is getting too high

The first ETF to track marijuana producers passed C$1bn in September, doubling its value in a year – but the sector is getting ahead of itself.
21 Sep 2018
The trouble with index-tracking funds
Funds

The trouble with index-tracking funds

Index-tracking funds are great, cheap alternatives to their overpriced active cousins. But they aren’t flawless, says John Stepek.
29 Jun 2018
Momentum investing: what it is, why it works and what to buy
Investment strategy

Momentum investing: what it is, why it works and what to buy

Momentum investing – buying what has already gone up in price in the belief that it will keep doing so – shouldn’t work in theory. Yet in real life, i…
15 Jun 2018