Great frauds in history: Charles Keating
Charles Keating's junk bond scam let the American taxpayer on the hook for $3.4bn.
How to build a properly diversified investment trust portfolio
Max King explains how to build a well diversified portfolio using one of our favourite tools – investment trusts.
A global coronavirus pandemic seems inevitable – are markets still too complacent?
Coronavirus is going global. It’s only a matter of time before it’s classed as a pandemic. John Stepek looks at the markets’ reaction, and explains ho…
How demographics affects stock valuations
New research suggests that stock and bond valuations are driven by the age of the population – at least in the US.
Great frauds in history: John G. Bennett Jr’s Ponzi scheme
John G. Bennett Jr's classic Ponzi scheme cost his investors $135m and ended him ten years in jail.
The trouble with "World" stockmarket indices and how to fix them
Indices such as the MSCI World or the FTSE World are not an accurate reflection of the global economy