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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
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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
What’s gone wrong in the aviation sector?
Economy

What’s gone wrong in the aviation sector?

Airlines and airports seem woefully unprepared for the rebound in demand for flights after the pandemic. Why? And when will the outlook improve?
22 Jul 2022
An investment trust offering a double discount on South Korean stocks
Share tips

An investment trust offering a double discount on South Korean stocks

The Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund offers a way to buy leading South Korean stocks at a 50% discount, says Cris Sholto Heaton.
21 Jul 2022
Share tips of the week – 22 July
Share tips

Share tips of the week – 22 July

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
21 Jul 2022
The MoneyWeek Podcast with James de Uphaugh: why shifting perceptions are good for UK stocks
UK stockmarkets

The MoneyWeek Podcast with James de Uphaugh: why shifting perceptions are good for UK stocks

Merryn talks to James de Uphaugh of the Edinburgh Investment Trust about why a “change in perception” of energy, mining, defence and bank stocks means…
21 Jul 2022
The ten highest dividend yields on Aim
Income investing

The ten highest dividend yields on Aim

Rupert Hargreaves picks the highest-paying dividend stocks on Aim, London’s junior market for small and medium-sized growth companies.
21 Jul 2022
Frasers is showing the rest of the retail world how it’s done
Retail stocks

Frasers is showing the rest of the retail world how it’s done

Frasers Group – formerly known as Sports Direct – is a company many people love to hate. But its policy of judicious acquisitions and its move upmarke…
21 Jul 2022
The ten highest dividend yields in the FTSE 250
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The ten highest dividend yields in the FTSE 250

The average FTSE 250 dividend yield is around 2.4%, but many stocks yield much more. Rupert Hargreaves picks the best FTSE 250 stocks for income inves…
20 Jul 2022
The ten highest dividend yields in the FTSE 100
Income investing

The ten highest dividend yields in the FTSE 100

Rupert Hargreaves looks at the FTSE 100’s top yielding stocks for income investors to consider.
20 Jul 2022
The fallout from Alibaba’s huge data breach
China stockmarkets

The fallout from Alibaba’s huge data breach

Chinese tech giant Alibaba is at the centre of a huge data-breach scandal – and the clampdown on the sector could now intensify.
20 Jul 2022
Aston Martin fuelled by Saudi Arabian cash
UK stockmarkets

Aston Martin fuelled by Saudi Arabian cash

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund has injected £78m into Aston Martin and will take part in a separate £575m rights issue, making it the carmaker’…
20 Jul 2022
Royal Mail’s 7.2% dividend yield is now under threat
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Royal Mail’s 7.2% dividend yield is now under threat

Royal Mail's dividend yield is coming under pressure as costs rise and delivery volumes fall. Profits are under threat, and investors can't take anyth…
20 Jul 2022
Sunny Balwani and the Theranos saga’s final chapter
People

Sunny Balwani and the Theranos saga’s final chapter

Sunny Balwani, Elizabeth Holmes’s former lover and business partner, has been convicted for his role in the building of a multibillion-dollar fraud at…
20 Jul 2022
How Wise is profiting by slashing foreign exchange costs
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How Wise is profiting by slashing foreign exchange costs

Wise – formerly known as Transferwise – is a fast-growing disruptor in the fragmented foreign-exchange market. It’s doing very well for itself, says R…
19 Jul 2022
Is the eurozone heading for another crisis?
EU Economy

Is the eurozone heading for another crisis?

The eurozone avoided breakup when Greece couldn’t repay its debts after the 2008 financial crisis. Now it’s in trouble again, says John Stepek. And th…
19 Jul 2022
Ashtead – a building equipment rental firm on solid foundations
Trading

Ashtead – a building equipment rental firm on solid foundations

The prospects for Ashtead, the building-equipment rental firm, are auspicious. Matthew Partridge explains the best way to play the share price.
19 Jul 2022
Should you invest in Glaxo spin-off Haleon?
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Should you invest in Glaxo spin-off Haleon?

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline has finally spun-out its consumer health arm, Haleon. Rupert Hargreaves looks at the new business and asks, shoul…
18 Jul 2022
Where to find insurance against falling markets
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Where to find insurance against falling markets

Stockmarkets have fallen, but they could have a way to fall yet. Merryn Somerset Webb explains where to find insurance against valuations falling well…
18 Jul 2022