Investments

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.

Three passive funds that offer growth and safety

Professional investor Peter Sleep of Seven Investment Management (7IM) picks his top three passive funds.

Building your own dream home

Self-build can be a rewarding process, as long as you’re prepared for it to be a stressful one. Sarah Moore explains.

Properties with orangeries and conservatories

From a Georgian villa overlooking Totnes, Devon, to a wing of a Grade II-listed mansion in Amberley, Yorkshire, with a Victorian orangery with decorative ironwork.

Ryanair loses altitude

Europe’s biggest budget airline will profit from rivals’ problems this winter. But it has also been making its own life difficult. Marina Gerner reports.

Philippines ready to rise again

Investors enjoyed a 25% increase in the Philippines’ benchmark index in 2017. This year, however, has been a disappointment.

Slowdown to slump fears for China

The deceleration in China’s economy has fuelled fears that the boom of the previous decade is turning to bust. Marina Gerner reports.

“Peak Water”: how to invest in a world that’s drying up

There’s water everywhere, but if there is to be a drop to drink in the future, big changes will be needed. Investors can help keep the taps running, says Stuart Watkins.

London: the world’s stockmarket

London could become home to a truly global stock exchange – but only if we welcome exotic and risky flotations, says Matthew Lynn.

The charts that matter: the market is on the turn

The volatility in global markets has continued this week. John Stepek looks to the charts that matter to get an idea of just what’s going on.

What makes a successful fund manager?

When it comes to asset management, some traits and situations appear more closely linked to success than others. Marina Gerner explains what investors should look out for.

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK’s financial pages.

Profits in the pipeline

Shares in German biotech MorphoSys firm could double as the royalties start to roll in, says Mike Tubbs.

Food for thought: investing in the future of food

Professional investor Stéphane Soussan picks three stocks that can help feed the world’s rapidly growing population and hand investors a satisfying return.

Don’t rush into equity release

It’s becoming increasingly popular to release cash from your home, says Emma Lunn. But it’s still a risky move.

Investing in healthcare innovation

The Worldwide Healthcare Trust provides investors with access to exciting opportunities, says Max King.

Patisserie Valerie: the Great British rake-off

Patisserie Valerie has shocked the markets with an accounting scandal, prompting a bailout from chairman Luke Johnson. Marina Gerner reports.

Interest rates are rising – time to change strategy

The recent wobble in markets was largely down to one thing – rising interest rates. John Stepek looks at what it means for your portfolio.

The red flags that tell you stocks are set for a slide

There are several signals investors and short sellers look for to gauge whether a company’s shares could be due a fall. They range from boastful bosses to suspiciously strong profits, says Matthew Partridge.

What’s next for US stockmarkets?

US stockmarkets are hugely volatile right now. It’s a shake-up that’s been a long-time coming. Dominic Frisby looks at the state of the markets, and where they might go next.

We’ve gone from “buy the dip” to “sell the rip”

The sense of panic in the markets has eased for now. But the overall tone has changed, says John Stepek. Here’s what to do now.

How to get in on healthcare’s technological revolution

Matthew Partridge talks to healthcare investment specialist Paul Major about how technology will transform healthcare – and how you can profit.

How to avoid being ruined by nasty stockmarket surprises

Investors in cake shop Patisserie Valerie got quite the shock last week. John Stepek explains how to avoid that sort of thing happening to you.

Art, tech stocks and the financial canary’s last gasp

From art to tech stocks, things are changing fast in the financial world, says Merryn Somerset Webb. And it’s all down to rising bond yields.

Why Unilever will have to Remain

Unilever, the consumer-goods giant, is staying in the UK after all. That tells us something important about Brexit, says Matthew Lynn.

The charts that matter: a short-lived panic – or something deeper?

John Stepek looks at whether the charts that matter most to the global economy point to the market fall being just a blip, or if this is something more serious.

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