Don’t be swayed by impressive interest rates and fun perks, says Ruth Jackson. Mini bonds aren’t as good an investment as they look.
Global equities are almost in bear market territory. We don’t know what will happen next. But that’s exactly why you should have some gold, says John Stepek.
It doesn’t happen often these days, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But there might be something in the next Budget that MoneyWeek readers will like.
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Professional investor Alec Cutler picks three stocks that have been victims of excessive pessimism that has obscured their promising long-term prospects.
HanETF’s exchange-traded fund allows you to buy into a “mega trend” – the surging demand for smartphones in Asia.
Saga, the travel and insurance brand, will profit from an ageing population, says Matthew Partridge.
The good news just keeps coming in Japan. Employees’ earnings grew by 0.9% year-on-year in August, slightly down from 1.6% in July.
Prompted by shoddy new build houses, the government is to appoint a new homes ombudsman.
The Anglo-Dutch consumer-products giant irritated shareholders with plans to redomicile in Rotterdam. Now it has beaten a retreat. Marina Gerner reports.
Brazil is embroiled in a presidential election full of political melodrama.
Hedge funds are betting that the oil price will top $100 per barrel in 2019, which will drive up global inflation.
More interest rate rises in the US amid a strong economy will raise long-term rates, depressing bond prices and undermining the bull market in stocks.
You might not think of the UK as a market full of promising tech stocks. But our small- and medium-sized companies are punching above their weight, says Dr Mike Tubbs.
John Stepek looks back to the “great bond massacre” of 1994 to find out what we can learn about today’s bond bubble.
At times like this, when the world’s stockmarkets are selling off hard, it’s easy to make expensive mistakes. That’s why it’s crucial to remember what type of investor you are.
Sales of new cars are plummeting. If Dominic Frisby’s experience is anything to go by, that’s no surprise. Soon, nobody will ever need to own a car again. Here’s why.
The way Unilever went about planning the vote on moving its head office out of the UK wasn’t normal and it wasn’t right, says Merry Somerset Webb.
Everyone’s eyes are on US bond yields right now. John Stepek explains why they matter so much to the world’s markets, and which assets are most vulnerable.
The financial services industry needs to come up with some proper definitions of phrases such as ethical or socially responsible investing, which it increasingly bandies about.
Poland’s transition from emerging market to developed status bodes well for its stocks, says Matthew Lynn.
With the US economy continuing to grow apace, John Stepek looks at all the charts that matter, including the all important bond yields.
Matthew Partridge talks to currency expert Jeremy Thomson-Cook about how Britain leaving the EU could affect sterling and other currencies.
House prices are now rising more slowly than inflation – could we see a soft landing for the property market? John Stepek hopes so.
Investors are racing to ditch active funds for passive funds. When you compare performance, it’s clear why.
The price of palladium has climbed of nearly 30% over the past six weeks and could cost more than gold for the first time in 16 years.