Despite having only existed for 20 years, the euro is the world’s second-most traded currency and the second-largest reserve currency. Dominic Frisby looks at its performance against the dollar and the yen, and where it might go next.
Forget about growth, says professional investor Ilan Chaitowitz, focus on the underlying quality of the businesses. Here, he picks three of his favourite high quality stocks at attractive valuations.
Markets rallied after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping patched up their differences at the G20 summit. But trade talks are just a sideshow. What really matters is what happens to the US dollar.
Another fund manager had trouble with illiquid portfolio holdings this week. It’s starting to become a habit.
What can we expect if Donald Trump wins again in 2020? These three big changes look likely, says Matthew Lynn.
The government’s Help to Buy scheme would appear to be a great success in terms of the numbers of people it has helped to buy a property. But it has a darker underside, says Simon Wilson.
Markets are still absorbing the impact of the Federal Reserve’s shift closer to cutting rates that we saw last week. John Stepek looks at what’s happening to the charts that matter the most to the global economy.
Dominic Frisby’s trend-following system is telling him that the US dollar, in the medium-term at least, is a sell. Here’s why.
2019 is on course to be a record year for private equity deals. The latest is TDR Capital’s £2bn bid for car auction group BCA. John Stepek looks at what all this money sloshing about means for the markets.
MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK’s financial pages.
Pharma giant AbbVie is buying Botox maker Allergan for $63bn. That’s a huge sum given the target’s uncertain prospects. Matthew Partridge reports.
Plunging bond yields are sending an unambiguous distress call as investors fret about everything from a weaker global economy and the trade war to Middle Eastern geopolitics and low inflation.
The price of golf has hit a six-year high, breaching the $1,400 an ounce level not seen since August 2013.
Supermarket group Carrefour is selling an 80% stake in its Chinese division, after trying various tactics to bolster its performance.
The consequences from the Neil Woodford debacle aren’t limited to his fund’s investors. He and his ilk could pose a systemic risk to the financial system, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Star fund manager Neil Woodford got into trouble with small, illiquid assets. Scott Longley explains what investors should look out for when sizing up smaller companies.
The video games sector will take a great leap forward when consumers start streaming them like films and music. Stephen Connolly looks at how to invest.
Latin America has long been fertile, yet dangerous territory for mining investors. But now the legal backdrop is improving and the prospects for the region’s main metals are excellent, says James McKeigue.
Since WW2, the US has been the world’s dominant political and military force. That’s now changing – and it means a weaker US dollar. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the change, and how to position your portfolio.
Ben Lofthouse, fund manager for the Henderson International Income Trust, on portfolio changes, market performance and trust outlook.
Trifast, a British supplier of industrial fasteners, has tightened up its act over the past decade. And it’s now looking like a very good investment.
For six years, the price of gold has been stuck in a narrow range. Now, it looks like it is finally breaking out. Dominic Frisby looks at where it could go next.
If gold gets through $1,400 an ounce, it could very quickly go a lot further, says hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones.
Hedge funds have a habit of turning clients’ money into their own money, says Max King. Steer clear.
In the wake of Neil Woodford’s woes, fund manager H2O Asset Management has now been hit by concerns over illiquid assets in its portfolio. So how big a deal is this? And what can investors do about it? John Stepek explains.
Shares in German landlord Deutsche Wohnen have fallen by almost a fifth in two weeks following news that Berlin’s senate has approved a draft bill for a rent freeze.