Investments

If you'd invested in: Rio Tinto and Tate & Lyle

Rio Tinto, the world’s second-largest mining firm, recently declared a record dividend, while experts expect Tate & Lyle’s earnings per share to decline.

Short Tesla – again

Electric-vehicle company Tesla is still struggling to produce enough cars, and the share price is down 20% form it peak. Short it, says Matthew Partridge.

A safe long- term bet for our investment-trust income portfolio

Utilities make sense if you’re looking for income, says David Stevenson. But regulators and politicians can ruin the attractions. Make sure you diversify your holdings.

The rise and rise of Netflix

Online TV streaming and content giant Netflix has caught up with both BM and Disney to become the S&P 500’s largest firm by market cap.

Investors excited by Vietnam - the “mini-China”

Vietnamese stocks have produced the best gains in Asia so far this year, with investors enticed by Vietnam’s ‘mini-China’ story”.

Share tips of the week

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

Mark Mobius: US stocks could fall by 30%

All the indicators point to a looming 30% fall in the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average, says investor Mark Mobius, founder of Mobius Capital Partners.

Rhodium: the niche alternative to gold

Bored with gold? Uninspired by silver? Platinum too cheap for your tastes these days? Perhaps, says Chris Carter, you need to find a more intriguing metal – here’s one that fits the bill.

Protect your wealth from the growing inflation threat

Will the Federal Reserve slay inflation? Given the mid-term elections in the US this year, it seems unlikely. That’s why you should make sure you own some gold.

What the US housing market reveals about future inflation

Where the US economy leads, the world often follows. And right now, the US housing market is booming again. Here’s what that means for inflation and for you.

Bubble or no, cryptocurrencies aren’t going away any time soon

Cryptocurrencies are back on the rise and they’re here to stay. So it’s vital you familiarise yourself with them. Dominic Frisby explains why, and how to do it.

We could be heading for a golden age – or a return to the 1970s

As the bond bull market recedes, government bond yields are heading upwards. John Stepek explains what that means for the global economy, and where things could go from here.

Governments are flexing their muscles over bad corporate behaviour, starting with social media firms

What made social media companies so successful also makes them easy targets for government muscle-flexing, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Has Big Tobacco finally run out of puff?

After a fantastic run spanning decades, tobacco stocks look like they’re starting to fall. John Stepek looks at Big Tobacco’s decline and asks: is it still worth investing in?

The charts that matter: inflation fears come creeping back

As inflation rears its ugly head again, John Stepek looks at what the charts can tell us about the way the global economy could be heading.

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