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Stanley Druckenmiller: market liquidity won’t last.

Liquidity may be very strong now, but that’s only because the Federal Reserve has bought trillions of dollars  in assets. One day, that will stop.
29 May 2020
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A brief history of market panics

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29 May 2020
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As full lockdown ends, what are the risks for investors?

In the UK and elsewhere, people are gradually being let off the leash as the lockdown begins to end. John Stepek looks at what risks remain for invest…
29 May 2020
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Global Economy

The MoneyWeek Podcast: James Ferguson on the virus, the lockdown, and what comes next

Merryn talks to MoneyWeek regular James Ferguson of Macrostrategy Partnership about what's happened so far with the virus; whether the lockdown was th…
28 May 2020
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Compound interest: the eighth wonder of the world

Setting up a pharmaceuticals trust in the mid-1990s taught Max King the power of compounding
26 May 2020
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Investment gurus

Nouriel Roubini: lacklustre recovery followed by a depression

We may see a U-shaped recovery at first, but then will come the L-shaped depression, says Nouriel Roubini.
26 May 2020
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Funds

In support of active fund management

We’re fans of passive investing here at MoneyWeek. But active fund management has its place too, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
25 May 2020

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Investment strategy

How John Maynard Keynes learned the folly of market timing

In an extract from his book The Sceptical Investor, John Stepek explains how the great economist John Maynard Keynes came a cropper when he first star…
25 May 2020
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Investment strategy

Cheap bets for the next decade

We can’t be sure what the future holds, but low valuations suggest these assets may do better than most
25 May 2020
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How you’d invest £1,000 until 2030

To celebrate our 1,000th issue, we asked you where you would invest £1,000 if you had to lock it up in a single asset or fund for the next ten years. …
25 May 2020
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Investment strategy

MoneyWeek 1,000 – a look back over the last 20 years

The first 1,000 issues of MoneyWeek magazine – what we got right, what we got wrong, and what, if anything, has changed, Plus the best of your suggest…
22 May 2020
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Investment strategy

The biggest and best calls of MoneyWeek magazine's first 999 issues

MoneyWeek hasn't always got everything right, but we do hope that over the years we have managed to help our readers to protect and grow their wealth.…
22 May 2020
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Battling volatility: The benefits of an active manager

SPONSORED CONTENT – Alastair Wilson, managing director of Close Brothers, on the advantages of active investing in times of crisis.
21 May 2020
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Investment strategy

This contrarian indicator suggests the market has further to rise

Sentiment among fund managers is overwhelmingly bearish – nearly 70% believe recent gains are just a bear market rally. That could be the most bullish…
21 May 2020
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Great frauds in history... Lee B. Farkas’s dodgy mortgages

Lee Bentley Farkas transformed TBW into one of the largest mortgage brokers in the US – his fraud is reckoned to have cost around €3bn.
20 May 2020
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Anthony Bolton: the market won't wait

Investors who are too bearish in a crisis like this risk missing out on the recovery, says Anthony Bolton, non-executive director of Fidelity Internat…
18 May 2020
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Investment strategy

Keep calm and carry on investing with pound-cost averaging

Pound-cost averaging is a simple strategy to overcome fear and make sure you capitalise on a crisis.
18 May 2020
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The making of Warren Buffett

The man who “triumphed in the long game by practising a simpler, purer version of capitalism” is widely hailed as the world’s greatest living investor…
17 May 2020
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Income investing

Income investors should look beyond Britain to beat the cash squeeze

Dividend cuts by FTSE 100 companies won’t be repaired quickly – many firms were already living beyond their means. Investors should diversify abroad f…
14 May 2020
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Great frauds in history: the downfall of Ferdinand Ward – the "Napoleon of finance"

Ferdinand Ward launched a Ponzi-style scheme based on fictitious government contracts, bringing down the Marine National Bank.
14 May 2020
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Why history can't help understand the current crash

This latest crisis is unprecedented in many ways – and that makes it hard to apply lessons from past crashes.
12 May 2020
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Alternative assets are now mainstream – but should you buy in?

Alternative assets such as infrastructure, debt and private equity, traditionally help diversify a portfolio away from listed equities. Max King takes…
12 May 2020