Stockmarkets

Director dealings w/e 5 August: what company insiders are buying and selling
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Stocks and shares

Director dealings w/e 5 August: what company insiders are buying and selling

Directors’ share dealings can often give investors an insight into the sentiment of company insiders. Here are some of the biggest deals by company di…
9 Aug 2022
Britain’s most-bought shares w/e 5 August
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Stocks and shares

Britain’s most-bought shares w/e 5 August

A look at Britain’s most-bought shares in the week ending 5 August, providing an insight into how investors are thinking and where opportunities may l…
9 Aug 2022
Fear of missing out – what should investors do now?
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Investment strategy

Fear of missing out – what should investors do now?

Markets have rallied from their mid-June lows. But if you missed out, as most investors did, what should you do now? Max King explains.
8 Aug 2022
Where to find inflation-resistant stocks
Terry Smith
Investment strategy

Where to find inflation-resistant stocks

Terry Smith’s latest update contains some valuable pointers for investors looking to protect against inflation.
8 Aug 2022
Zhao Weiguo: China’s No. 1 chip tycoon vanishes
Zhao Weiguo
People

Zhao Weiguo: China’s No. 1 chip tycoon vanishes

Zhao Weiguo rode a decades-long boom in China pursuing Beijing’s core industrial policy of semiconductor self-sufficiency. Then he fell foul of Xi Jin…
5 Aug 2022
Will HSBC be torn apart?
UK stockmarkets

Will HSBC be torn apart?

Banking giant HSBC has pleased the market with a new dividend policy. But its top shareholder thinks it should be split in two. Matthew Partridge repo…
4 Aug 2022
Enjoy the bear market rally while it lasts
Stockmarkets

Enjoy the bear market rally while it lasts

Investors seem to think that a weaker US economy will cool inflation and see the Fed relent on interest rate rises. But that optimism may be misplaced…
3 Aug 2022
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Britain’s resilient blue chips – a refuge in the inflationary storm
UK stockmarkets

Britain’s resilient blue chips – a refuge in the inflationary storm

The UK's blue-chip FTSE 100 index has been the best-performing major stockmarket index so far this year.
3 Aug 2022
What is a robo-adviser and which is the best one for me?
Investment strategy

What is a robo-adviser and which is the best one for me?

If you don’t want to take a DIY approach to investing, “robo-advisers” – automated online investment platforms or digital wealth managers – can take a…
1 Aug 2022
Three “billionaire” stocks to give your portfolio a boost
Share tips

Three “billionaire” stocks to give your portfolio a boost

Samed Bouaynaya of the Global Billionaires Fund picks three diverse global stocks that are overseen and guided by billionaire owners.
1 Aug 2022
Why Big Tech’s move into medicine is a mistake
Tech stocks

Why Big Tech’s move into medicine is a mistake

The big tech companies have long wanted a slice of the medical action, and now they are moving in. They are making a big mistake and will fae a huge b…
30 Jul 2022
Market sentiment is at a low ebb – is it time to buy?
Investment strategy

Market sentiment is at a low ebb – is it time to buy?

Fund managers feel as pessimistic now as they did in 2008 and early 2020. So is it time to fill your boots?
29 Jul 2022
Share tips of the week – 29 July
Share tips

Share tips of the week – 29 July

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
29 Jul 2022
Why you need to invest at least some of your money outside the UK
Investment strategy

Why you need to invest at least some of your money outside the UK

Most investors tend to have a bias to their home market. But that’s a mistake, says Rupert Hargreaves. Investing in international stocks can help dive…
28 Jul 2022
What the death of the “Greenspan put” means for investors
US Economy

What the death of the “Greenspan put” means for investors

The Fed’s latest interest-rate rise shows that the “Greenspan put” – the idea that central banks will intervene if markets look like crashing – is dea…
28 Jul 2022
Herbert Diess: VW CEO runs out of road
European stockmarkets

Herbert Diess: VW CEO runs out of road

Herbert Diess’s tenure at VW came to a premature end after he fell foul of the group’s powerful owners. Matthew Partridge reports
27 Jul 2022
Walmart’s latest shock profit warning tells us a lot about the post-pandemic world
Retail stocks

Walmart’s latest shock profit warning tells us a lot about the post-pandemic world

US retail giant Walmart has issued its second profit warning in ten weeks as consumer spending habits shift. That’s bad news for Walmart, says John St…
27 Jul 2022
Beware of cheap emerging markets
Emerging markets

Beware of cheap emerging markets

Emerging markets look cheap, but tread carefully – they tend to be highly cyclical and a global recession would weigh heavily on them.
27 Jul 2022
Who will follow Sri Lanka into a debt crisis?
Emerging markets

Who will follow Sri Lanka into a debt crisis?

Sri Lanka defaulted on its debt in May as soaring global food prices and a tourism slowdown collided with years of profligate state spending. Which c…
27 Jul 2022
Chinese stocks are cheap – but for good reasons
China stockmarkets

Chinese stocks are cheap – but for good reasons

Chinese stocks are trading at an “undeniably cheap” 11.9 times earnings. But they are cheap for good reasons, and this may not be the buying opportuni…
26 Jul 2022
Analysis: it’s been a terrible six months for investment trusts
Investment trusts

Analysis: it’s been a terrible six months for investment trusts

The first half of the year has not been kind to investment trusts because of their skew towards growth stocks and the global downturn, says Max King. …
25 Jul 2022
Argentex: opportunities for investors after temporary setback
Share tips

Argentex: opportunities for investors after temporary setback

Currency-exchange specialist Argentex has missed expectations, but growth should resume next year, says Bruce Packard.
25 Jul 2022