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If only you’d invested in: Village Farms

Canadian pot stocks have risen as high as kites in the wake of the legalisation of recreational cannabis in 2018, and the performance of Village Farms has been among the [...]

Investors flee European equities

Slowing GDP growth and disappointing data has prompted the longest run of persistent outflows from European equities in a decade.

Time to return to emerging markets

Emerging markets have been reinvigorated this year, with the benchmark MSCI Emerging Markets at a six-and-a-half-month peak and developing-world currencies up against a weaker dollar. And the rally looks set to endure.

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.

Facebook’s executive exodus

The surprise departure from Facebook of two executives may herald a turbulent few years for the social-networking giant. Matthew Partridge reports.

How to benefit from the boom in beauty

New sales techniques, online influencers and structural trends such as growing consumption in emerging markets all bode well for the beauty industry, says Stephen Connolly.

The Federal Reserve is doing what markets want – so why aren’t they going up?

At its latest meeting, the Federal Reserve surprised everyone by being even more dovish than expected. But markets aren’t exactly roaring ahead. John Stepek explains why.

Uranium looks a good long-term bet – here’s how to play it

Uranium is viewed with suspicion by the public, but it’s an essential part of global energy production – and we are set for a shortage. Dominic Frisby explains how to invest.

Off-plan property investments fail to pay off

Overseas investors who put down deposits as high as 80% on property developments have been left struggling to get their money back when the buildings failed to materialise.

Foreign & Colonial investment trust: must do better

Venerable investment trust Foreign & Colonial has a proud history, but its share price is in danger.

The most important event for markets this week

Markets are bracing themselves for another monetary policy meeting from the US Federal Reserve. John Stepek explains why it’s so important.

Chart of the week: US stocks are getting older

The average age of firms listed in the US has been rising for three decades. It’s now 20 years, twice the figure seen in the 1990s dotcom craze.

Christopher Wood: buy China and India

If you’re after cheap stocks, head to China and India, says analyst and author Christopher Wood.

The big share buyback controversy

US politicians have share buybacks in their sights. They may be right to do so, says John Stepek – but not for the reason they think.

Uzbekistan opens up to investors

Few had expected Uzbekistan’s president, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, to change much when he took over in 2016. But he has embarked on major reforms, making it a frontier market to watch.

Deutsche-Commerzbank merger will be a disaster

The Deutsche-Commerzbank tie-up makes no sense and may spark another financial crisis.

The charts that matter: Tesla hits a pothole

Electric-car group Tesla has had a rough week. John Stepek looks at what was behind it, and at the rest of the global economy’s most important charts.

Modi expected to win India's upcoming election

India’s benchmark Nifty 50 index has jumped to a six-month high following the announcement that India’s national election will take place over five weeks between mid-April and late May.

Six investment trusts for your Isa

Looking for ideas on what to put in your Isa this year? MoneyWeek’s model investment trust portfolio might be a good place to start – and for those who are already invested, now might be a good time to rebalance

VCTs, EIS and SEIS: tax relief for brave investors

If you can stomach the risk involved in backing a company in its early stages, consider VCTs, the EIS and the SEIS. Generous tax breaks are on offer.

Forget Trump or Opec – here’s what really drives the oil price

Donald Trump doesn’t like high oil prices. Oil cartel Opec does. But it doesn’t matter what either of them wants – they don’t control the oil price. John Stepek explains what does.

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.

Can the post-crisis bull market last?

Last August the S&P’s bull market became the longest since World War II. Pundits have been predicting its end for some time now, but the economic backdrop suggests that there is no immediate reason to be bearish.

Finding quality and value in emerging Asia

Each week, a professional investor tells Moneyweek where he’d put his money. This week: Nitin Bajaj of Fidelity Asian Values investment trust selects three favourites from emerging Asia.

Boeing’s reputation at risk

Two of Boeing’s new-model 737 have crashed in a year and the aircraft-maker’s stock has suffered badly. Can it recover? Matthew Partridge reports.

Cybercrime: profit from the fight against criminals in your computer

Cybercrime has the potential to paralyse countries and commerce, but companies and individuals are only just waking up to the threat. That spells opportunity for long-term investors, says Ben Judge.

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