Investment strategy

Why now is a good time to rebalance your portfolio
Investment strategy

Why now is a good time to rebalance your portfolio

Rebalancing your portfolio is a healthy financial habit. But it could be particularly important this year, says John Stepek.
11 Jan 2021
Cliff Asness: lighten up on growth
Investment strategy

Cliff Asness: lighten up on growth

Anyone paying attention to history would at least have to consider “lightening up” on growth and sticking to, or even adding to, their positions in va…
11 Jan 2021
Bitcoin mania, inflation, and the idea of a great global reset
Bitcoin

Bitcoin mania, inflation, and the idea of a great global reset

Merryn and John talk about the US market's epic bubble, Tesla's nutty valuation and how bitcoin mania has taken over the world – is it really gold for…
8 Jan 2021
Balance of payments
Glossary

Balance of payments

The balance of payments refers to the accounts that sum up a country's financial position relative to other countries.
8 Jan 2021
If this is a bubble, what’s going to prick it?
Stockmarkets

If this is a bubble, what’s going to prick it?

The US stockmarket crash might not come this year. But all indicators say it will happen at some point.
7 Jan 2021
Here’s why markets have shrugged off the US political turmoil
Investment strategy

Here’s why markets have shrugged off the US political turmoil

Despite all the current political shenanigans in the US, markets couldn’t seem to care less. John Stepek explains why, and what it means for your mone…
7 Jan 2021
MoneyWeek's financial glossary
Investment strategy

MoneyWeek's financial glossary

All those financial terms you wished you knew but were too embarrassed to ask about.
7 Jan 2021
I wish I knew what an investment trust was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask
Too embarrassed to ask

I wish I knew what an investment trust was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask

“Active” investment funds come in two main varieties, one of which is investment trusts. But what exactly is an investment trust?
5 Jan 2021
What does the Brexit deal mean for your money?
UK stockmarkets

What does the Brexit deal mean for your money?

There is still a lot of talking to be done between the UK and the EU over the Brexit deal, but it does at least provide some certainty. John Stepek ex…
4 Jan 2021
My must-read of 2020: a page-turning biography of Keynes
Investment strategy

My must-read of 2020: a page-turning biography of Keynes

John Stepek recommends some of his favourite financial books for you to read as lockdowns continue, including a surprisingly gripping biography of the…
31 Dec 2020
Eight of the most stimulating conversations we had in 2020
Investment strategy

Eight of the most stimulating conversations we had in 2020

John Stepek takes a look back through the 2020 archive of MoneyWeek Podcasts and flags up some of the best conversations of the year.
30 Dec 2020
What to invest in as we move into a world beyond lockdown
Share tips

What to invest in as we move into a world beyond lockdown

Has Covid-19 changed our relationship with cities for good? Will government responses to the pandemic finally ignite inflation this year? John Stepek …
24 Dec 2020
Great frauds in history: rogue trader Kweku Adoboli’s £1.4bn loss
People

Great frauds in history: rogue trader Kweku Adoboli’s £1.4bn loss

Kweku Adoboli's risky trading and his desperate attempts to cover it up wiped £2.7bn off UBS’s market capitalisation.
24 Dec 2020
Frisby’s forecasts – the year-end review: I didn’t see that coming
Investment strategy

Frisby’s forecasts – the year-end review: I didn’t see that coming

Dominic Frisby looks back to his forecasts for 2020 and finds that predicting the future is really rather difficult, and that the one thing an investo…
23 Dec 2020
The most important theme for investors in 2021
Investment strategy

The most important theme for investors in 2021

When the world returns to normal, the recovery will be much faster than from any normal recession. And that means there’s one very important thing to …
22 Dec 2020
Christmas is cancelled, Britain's blockaded – what does that mean for your money?
Investment strategy

Christmas is cancelled, Britain's blockaded – what does that mean for your money?

In the space of a weekend, we’ve gone from looking forward to Christmas and the arrival of a vaccine, to lockdowns and border closures. John Stepek ex…
21 Dec 2020
Russell Napier on debt, financial repression, and the coming of inflation
Investment strategy

Russell Napier on debt, financial repression, and the coming of inflation

Merryn talks to MoneyWeek's favourite macro-analyst Russell Napier on how the phenomenal levels of public and private debt will inevitably lead to inf…
21 Dec 2020
Dividends will make a comeback
Income investing

Dividends will make a comeback

It's been a miserable year for income investors. But recent months have brought signs that dividends will return to normal.
18 Dec 2020
It’s time investors prepared for inflation
Inflation

It’s time investors prepared for inflation

A lot of people seem to think that big price rises are a thing of the past. But investors could be hit with a few inflationary surprises in the coming…
18 Dec 2020
What the current state of the Brexit talks means for investors
Brexit

What the current state of the Brexit talks means for investors

As Brexit talks extend into the festive period, anyone hoping the issue will disappear is set to be disappointed. The good news for investors, however…
18 Dec 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: A look back on a peculiar year, ahead to the recovery, and what to buy for 2021
Stockmarkets

The MoneyWeek Podcast: A look back on a peculiar year, ahead to the recovery, and what to buy for 2021

Merryn talks to John talk about how the last nine months have affected the economy and the markets, and to to two entrepreneurs – Tommy Crooks of the …
17 Dec 2020
Great Frauds in History: Robert Schuyler’s illicit share issue
People

Great Frauds in History: Robert Schuyler’s illicit share issue

Robert Schuyler was known as “America’s first railroad king” issued millions of dollars' worth of fraudulent shares in his company, and kept the money…
17 Dec 2020
A fund that will give your investments some social impact
Investment trusts

A fund that will give your investments some social impact

A new socially responsible investing trust backed by blue-chip investors allows investors to do well from doing good.
16 Dec 2020