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Great frauds in history: Jack Clark’s nursing homes

Jack Clark invented sales, inflated profits and produced fraudulent accounts at his chain of nursing homes to swindle investors out of hundreds of mil…
31 Mar 2020
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How to shield your portfolio from dividend disaster

As the coronavirus shutdown hammers corporate earnings, many dividends have been cut or face being suspended. John Stepek explains what to do if you’r…
31 Mar 2020
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The MoneyWeek Podcast - Your questions answered

Merryn and John tackle some of the questions sent in by readers - including what they expect to happen to house prices; how much are dividends likely …
30 Mar 2020
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Ray Dalio: the seer blindsided by a bug

When the financial crisis struck in 2008, Ray Dalio’s hedge fund was well prepared to profit and he has since enjoyed a reputation for prescience. He …
30 Mar 2020
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Buy stocks for the long term, but buy very carefully

After the wild ride of the last couple of weeks, equities are no longer expensive. But if you do decide to buy, be very, very careful indeed, says Mer…
30 Mar 2020
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All those financial terms you wished you knew but were too embarrassed to ask about.
27 Mar 2020
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The MoneyWeek Podcast – Charles Heenan: dominoes are falling; be very careful

Merryn talks to Charles Heenan, investment director of Kennox Asset Management. Assets are cheap, he says, but you need to be very, very careful about…
26 Mar 2020
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Great frauds in history: the Hound of Hounslow

"Flash crash" trader Navinder Singh Sarao made around $70m from manipulating the futures market.
25 Mar 2020

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Stockmarket crash: more to come

The stockmarket crash was hard and sudden – and it might not be over yet. But while the short term outlook is awful, says Merryn Somerset Webb, that d…
23 Mar 2020
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How to keep your shares safe from the threat of a broker going bust

Rules exist to protect your assets if a broker goes bust, but it’s best to minimise the risk if you can.
23 Mar 2020
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Masayoshi Son goes on a Softbank buyback spree

Masayoshi Son, founder of SoftBank, plans to have his company buy back billions of pounds' worth of its own shares over the next year.
18 Mar 2020
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Great frauds in history… George Graham Rice's "adventures with your money"

George Graham Rice, AKA Jacob Simon Herzig, made millions from his dodgy share-tipping sheets, pumping up worthless mining stocks.
18 Mar 2020
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The helicopters are being warmed up – we might be closer to a bottom than you think

Governments are starting to act to bolster their economies against coronavirus. But, asks John Stepek, will throwing money at the problem slow the mar…
17 Mar 2020
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Albert Edwards: beware US corporate debt

The mountain of debt run up by US corporations leaves the economy very vulnerable to any disruption, says Societe Generale's Albert Edwards.
16 Mar 2020
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What can we learn from the market crash? And what can we buy now?

Most major global stockmarkets fell by about 10% yesterday. But some solid defensive investment trusts have preserved investors' capital nicely, says …
13 Mar 2020
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Great frauds in history: Kautilya Pruthi’s Ponzi scheme

Kautilya Nandan Pruthi persuaded a large number of clients including famous sportsman and actors, to part with over £100m, which he used to fund his p…
11 Mar 2020
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Cliff Asness: value investors should stick to their guns

Value investors need to stick to their process, says Cliff Asness, co-founder of AQR Capital Management, even though that’s difficult.
10 Mar 2020
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Don’t try to time the market – here's how to get rich slowly with investment trusts

Everyone wants to buy low and sell high. But that's easier said than done, says Max King. The best advice is to focus on the long term and ignore the …
10 Mar 2020
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Investment gurus

Warren Buffett: investors should ignore scary headlines

You wouldn’t buy or sell your own business on the back of today's headlines, sasy Warren Buffett, so why sell shares in good firms?
10 Mar 2020
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Dark days for value investors

History suggests that cheap, unloved stocks usually have their day. But how long will value investors have to wait?
10 Mar 2020
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Ethical investing: the price of your principles

Sin stocks tend to beat the market – but that doesn’t mean ethical investing must always lead to below-par returns.
9 Mar 2020
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Three smaller companies that offer growth at a reasonable price

Professional investor Richard Penny of the TM CRUX UK Special Situations Fund selects three of his favourite small stocks that offer growth, but are n…
9 Mar 2020
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Look beyond investment styles to find true value

A professional investor tells us where he’d put his money. This week: Tom Wildgoose of the Nomura Global High Conviction Fund highlights three favouri…
6 Mar 2020