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Anatole Kaletsky: I was wrong to be bearish on stocks
Investment gurus

Anatole Kaletsky: I was wrong to be bearish on stocks

There are “three clear reasons” for equity markets to keep climbing, says Anatole Kaletsky, chief economist at Gavekal.
1 Sep 2020
Equity investors should look to Europe for growth
European stockmarkets

Equity investors should look to Europe for growth

In the scramble for alternative to overpriced US stocks, investors could do worse than look at European equities.
28 Aug 2020
A very basic guide to valuing individual companies
Investment strategy

A very basic guide to valuing individual companies

If you’re tempted to pick stocks for yourself, you’ll have to learn how to value companies. Here, John Stepek outlines a very rough guide to the thing…
28 Aug 2020
Hunting for value in emerging-market funds
Investment strategy

Hunting for value in emerging-market funds

Many emerging-market stocks look cheap – but few funds are betting on them while the risks remain high
28 Aug 2020
What is value investing?
Value investing

What is value investing?

Value investing is probably the purest form of contrarian investing out there, says John Stepek. But what exactly is it, and how do you go about it?
27 Aug 2020
Great frauds in history: crypto-queen Ruja Ignatova and her “bitcoin killer”
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Great frauds in history: crypto-queen Ruja Ignatova and her “bitcoin killer”

Ruja Ignatova convinced punters to put up to $12bn into her worthless "OneCoin" cryptocurrency – then disappeared with the loot.
27 Aug 2020
Too embarrassed to ask: what is a p/e ratio?
Too embarrassed to ask

Too embarrassed to ask: what is a p/e ratio?

Find out how to use the price/earnings ratio (p/e ratio for short) – a useful starting place for investors looking to value a company.
26 Aug 2020
Why it can sometimes pay to invest in illiquid stocks
Investment strategy

Why it can sometimes pay to invest in illiquid stocks

In nervy markets, lower liquidity can make more difference to shares in major companies than you’d expect
24 Aug 2020
CCI: this indicator can help you decide when to buy and sell silver
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CCI: this indicator can help you decide when to buy and sell silver

CCI - the “commodity channel index” – is a technical indicator that can help traders spot entry and exit points. Dominic Frisby runs it over the silve…
24 Aug 2020
Career risk – the private investor’s secret weapon
Investment strategy

Career risk – the private investor’s secret weapon

Tim Price discusses the nature of risk, and how private investors can use one specific type of risk to get an edge on the professionals.
21 Aug 2020
Don't worry about timing the market: what goes around comes around
Investment strategy

Don't worry about timing the market: what goes around comes around

Market cycles are like London buses, says Andrew Van Sickle. If you miss one, don't worry – there will be another along in a few years.
20 Aug 2020
Investors are assuming a near-perfect future – that seems unwise
Stockmarkets

Investors are assuming a near-perfect future – that seems unwise

Despite the pandemic, economic chaos and a huge collapse in earnings, investors seem confident that everything will turn out for the best. John Stepek…
20 Aug 2020
Too embarrassed to ask: what is liquidity?
Too embarrassed to ask

Too embarrassed to ask: what is liquidity?

MoneyWeek's latest “Too Embarrassed to Ask” video tutorial explains what liquidity is and why it is so important for investors.
19 Aug 2020
Great frauds in history: the Fauntleroy embezzlement
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Great frauds in history: the Fauntleroy embezzlement

Henry Fauntleroy's embezzlement Berners Street Bank cost his clients their fortunes and Fauntleroy his life.
18 Aug 2020
Warren Buffett, hater of pet rocks, buys his first gold mine
Gold

Warren Buffett, hater of pet rocks, buys his first gold mine

Legendary investor Warren Buffett has always displayed contempt for gold as an investment. So why has he bought a gold mine? John Stepek looks at what…
17 Aug 2020
Two “crosses” to help you decide when to buy and sell the markets
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Two “crosses” to help you decide when to buy and sell the markets

In the latest of Dominic Frisby’s series on technical analysis for traders, he explains how you can use the “golden cross” and the “death cross” to ti…
17 Aug 2020
Emerging-market investors shun cheap stocks for pricey internet plays
Investment strategy

Emerging-market investors shun cheap stocks for pricey internet plays

Emerging-market investors are piling into high-priced internet businesses and shunning cheap stocks.
16 Aug 2020
What "peak meat" tells us about forecasting
Global Economy

What "peak meat" tells us about forecasting

When it comes to warnings of societal change, it's best to take them with a big pinch of salt, says John Stepek.
13 Aug 2020
Great frauds in history: Alexander Fordyce and shorting the East India Company
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Great frauds in history: Alexander Fordyce and shorting the East India Company

Alexander Fordyce's disastrous shorting of the East India Company led to him bankrupting the private bank in which he was a partner.
12 Aug 2020
Too embarrassed to ask: what is a dividend yield?
Too embarrassed to ask

Too embarrassed to ask: what is a dividend yield?

Learn what a dividend yield is and what it can tell investors about a company in MoneyWeek's latest "too embarrassed to ask” video.
11 Aug 2020
James Montier: valuations are way too high
Investment gurus

James Montier: valuations are way too high

The market is completely discounting the risk to the economy and operating as if there is nothing to worry about, pricing in a V-shaped recovery, says…
10 Aug 2020
Don’t dump your dividends
Income investing

Don’t dump your dividends

This crisis certainly does not prove that taking regular capital gains is safer than relying on natural income from dividends.
10 Aug 2020
BP halves its dividend
Income investing

BP halves its dividend

BP has announced a record quarterly loss for the three months to the end of June – $17.7bn – and cut its dividend in half.
6 Aug 2020
Don’t despair on dividends – these companies could be set to bring them back
Income investing

Don’t despair on dividends – these companies could be set to bring them back

The value of dividends paid out by UK stocks has plummeted this year as companies “rebase” their payment policies. But things could soon start to look…
6 Aug 2020