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Index-linked bonds could prove a costly inflation hedge
Government bonds

Index-linked bonds could prove a costly inflation hedge

Index-linked bonds are designed to keep pace with inflation, but at these prices you are locking in a loss
29 Nov 2021
Two outstandingly cheap UK stocks in an age of mad valuations
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UK stockmarkets

Two outstandingly cheap UK stocks in an age of mad valuations

In these times of nutty company valuations, there is still plenty of opportunity around, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Take these two stocks, for example…
26 Nov 2021
Everyone wants more leisure time – but is that possible?
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Investment strategy

Everyone wants more leisure time – but is that possible?

One of the effects of the pandemic is that everyone wants to work less – whether from home or in the office. But is that possible over the long term?
26 Nov 2021
The investments to buy when markets start to crack
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Investment strategy

The investments to buy when markets start to crack

Rising inflation has central bankers between a rock and a hard place. Here’s how to protect your wealth, says Philip Pilkington.
26 Nov 2021
Vivek Ramaswamy: beware of the "woke industrial complex"
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Vivek Ramaswamy: beware of the "woke industrial complex"

Merryn talks to author and investor Vivek Ramaswamy about how big fund managers are using ESG investing to undermine the foundations of democracy.
26 Nov 2021
The power of passive investing – for good and bad
Funds

The power of passive investing – for good and bad

The rise of passive funds has made investing simple and cheap for millions of people. But it comes with huge consequences for markets, the economy and…
22 Nov 2021
Why you should always be sceptical of new funds promising miracle returns
Investment strategy

Why you should always be sceptical of new funds promising miracle returns

Many market-beating strategies could be an illusion caused by the constant search for new ways to sell funds, says Cris Sholto Heaton.
22 Nov 2021
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Spencer Adair: getting rich slowly with “cockroach” companies
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Spencer Adair: getting rich slowly with “cockroach” companies

Merryn talks to Spencer Adair of the Monks Investment Trust about how he shuns “glamorous” growth to find solid “cockroach” companies that thrive over…
19 Nov 2021
The three key risks for investors in China, and how to tackle them
China stockmarkets

The three key risks for investors in China, and how to tackle them

Xi Jinping’s vision for the future of China is very different to the past. Stricter social control and the slow struggle to tackle problems in the eco…
19 Nov 2021
The most important price in the world is rising – investors beware
Currencies

The most important price in the world is rising – investors beware

The US dollar is rising fast – and that’s caused a fundamental shift in the investment landscape, says Dominic Frisby. Here, he explains what that mea…
17 Nov 2021
Don’t worry about the global population explosion – it’s unlikely to happen
Investment strategy

Don’t worry about the global population explosion – it’s unlikely to happen

One of the many things we are taught to worry about is the fast-rising global population. But in fact, says Merryn Somerset Webb, the opposite is tru…
15 Nov 2021
Four of the best new investment trust listings
Investment trusts

Four of the best new investment trust listings

Diversify your portfolio and benefit from rising dividends with these four new investment trusts coming to the market soon.
15 Nov 2021
The MoneyWeek Podcast: climate change, global population and inflation
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The MoneyWeek Podcast: climate change, global population and inflation

Merryn and John talk about the COP climate change summit; why the short-term answer to our energy needs is be nuclear (and why it's a lot safer than p…
12 Nov 2021
Last chance to book! All you need to know about investing for the year ahead in one handy package
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Last chance to book! All you need to know about investing for the year ahead in one handy package

John Stepek runs through the speakers and topics under discussion at the upcoming MoneyWeek Wealth Summit.
12 Nov 2021
The nifty nine: a portfolio of stocks to buy and hold forever
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The nifty nine: a portfolio of stocks to buy and hold forever

A diverse range of stocks you can buy and keep forever should be a core part of any equity portfolio, says Dr Mike Tubbs. He selects his nine favourit…
12 Nov 2021
MoneyWeek's financial glossary
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MoneyWeek's financial glossary

All those financial terms you wished you knew but were too embarrassed to ask about.
12 Nov 2021
ESG investing is important, but lots of other things matter too
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ESG investing is important, but lots of other things matter too

Investors have been pouring money into "ESG" funds and shares, driving prices up and up. But less obvious areas of the market could prove more profita…
12 Nov 2021
I wish I knew what a tracker fund was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask
Too embarrassed to ask

I wish I knew what a tracker fund was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask

Instead of trying to beat the market, tracker funds – also known as “passive” funds – try to track its performance. Here's what that means.
9 Nov 2021
Inflation forecasts mean interest rates should be on the rise – so why aren’t they?
Investment strategy

Inflation forecasts mean interest rates should be on the rise – so why aren’t they?

With inflation forecast to hit 5% next year, we might expect interest rates to be rising, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But central banks are holding off…
8 Nov 2021
Start profiting now from the surging “buy now pay later” financial subsector
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Start profiting now from the surging “buy now pay later” financial subsector

“Buy now, pay later” services are expanding exponentially, driven largely by demographic and social trends. The big payments providers are already pay…
8 Nov 2021
Should stockmarket investors sell in September?
Investment strategy

Should stockmarket investors sell in September?

Historical data shows that stocks do better in some months than others. But can investors profit from this?
8 Nov 2021
Put your pension on a firm footing with infrastructure assets
Pensions

Put your pension on a firm footing with infrastructure assets

Infrastructure produces reliable growth and is far less volatile than equities, says David Prosser.
8 Nov 2021