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The best bet in the base metals rally
Industrial metals

The best bet in the base metals rally

The prices of key industrial metals have been enjoying a spectacular rally.
3 Jul 2020
Will inflation return – or is “Japanification” the real threat?
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Will inflation return – or is “Japanification” the real threat?

SPONSORED CONTENT – Should we actually be concerned about deflation in the wake of Covid-19?
3 Jul 2020
Emerging markets: investors‘ search for yield is back on
Emerging markets

Emerging markets: investors‘ search for yield is back on

After dumping a record $55bn of stocks and bonds in the eight weeks to mid-March, foreigners bought $4.1bn in emerging market assets in May. 
3 Jul 2020
How can markets hit new record highs when the economy is in such a mess?
Stockmarkets

How can markets hit new record highs when the economy is in such a mess?

Despite the world being in the midst of a global pandemic, America's Nasdaq stock index just hit an all-time high. And it's not the only index on a bu…
3 Jul 2020
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Share tips of the week
Share tips

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.
3 Jul 2020
A bright future: the best ways to invest in solar energy
Renewables

A bright future: the best ways to invest in solar energy

Solar energy was long dismissed as unprofitable and unproven. But it has come of age. It is providing stiff competition to conventional energy sources…
3 Jul 2020
Properties for around £1m
Houses for sale

Properties for around £1m

From a 17th-century house overlooking Hampton Court and the royal gardens in East Molesey, Surrey, to an apartment in a converted warehouse in Wapping…
3 Jul 2020
Has the stockmarket bounce stalled?
Stockmarkets

Has the stockmarket bounce stalled?

US stocks have come under renewed pressure as America suffers a second wave of Covid infections.
2 Jul 2020
Intu – the retail landlord laid low by coronavirus
UK stockmarkets

Intu – the retail landlord laid low by coronavirus

Covid-19 has plunged shopping-centre owner Intu into administration. But this crisis was years in the making. Matthew Partridge reports.
2 Jul 2020
House price crash: UK property prices are falling – so where next?
Property

House price crash: UK property prices are falling – so where next?

With UK property prices falling for the first time in eight years, are we about to see a house price crash? John Stepek looks at what’s behind the sli…
2 Jul 2020
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Laura Foll: small companies, income, and the power of equity markets
UK stockmarkets

Laura Foll: small companies, income, and the power of equity markets

Merryn talks to fund manager Laura Foll about value, income yields and the UK market's underperformance, plus the benefits of smaller companies and th…
1 Jul 2020
Great frauds in history: Nick Leeson – the man who broke Barings Bank
People

Great frauds in history: Nick Leeson – the man who broke Barings Bank

"Rogue trader" Nick Leeson’s losses cost his employer, Barings Bank, an estimated £860m, plunging it into bankruptcy.
1 Jul 2020
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This chart pattern could be extraordinarily bullish for gold
Gold

This chart pattern could be extraordinarily bullish for gold

The mother of all patterns is developing in the gold charts, says Dominic Frisby. And if everything plays out well, gold could hit a price that invest…
1 Jul 2020
Investment trusts that should profit from private equity
Investment trusts

Investment trusts that should profit from private equity

Private equity has recovered steadily from its spring slump, but still offers value. Max King casts his eye over five investment trusts specialising i…
30 Jun 2020
The end of the bond bull market and the return of inflation
Inflation

The end of the bond bull market and the return of inflation

Central bank stimulus, surging post-lockdown demand and the end of the 40-year bond bull market. It all points to inflation, says John Stepek. Here’s …
30 Jun 2020
Short electric-truck maker Nikola, the Tesla wannabe
Spread betting

Short electric-truck maker Nikola, the Tesla wannabe

Nikola, the electric-lorry maker, has yet to produce any trucks – and the share price looks ripe for a fall.
29 Jun 2020
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The end of currency a tailwind for UK investors
Currencies

The end of currency a tailwind for UK investors

A weak pound and strong dollar are unlikely to keep bolstering returns for British investors over the next decade.
29 Jun 2020
Three top stocks set to thrive after the turmoil
Share tips

Three top stocks set to thrive after the turmoil

Professional investor Ed Wielechowski of the Odyssean Investment Trust picks three companies that should benefit from the current market situation.
29 Jun 2020
Fear of a second wave is getting a hold on the market
Stockmarkets

Fear of a second wave is getting a hold on the market

Stockmarkets wobbled after Covid-19 began to make a comeback in many US states. John Stepek looks at what it means for you as an investor.
29 Jun 2020
UK stocks offer historic value
UK stockmarkets

UK stocks offer historic value

With global stockmarkets so expensive, UK stocks offer a rare pocket of value. 
28 Jun 2020
Investors beware: inflation will return
Inflation

Investors beware: inflation will return

Central bankers have unleashed unprecedented monetary stimulus in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. For the moment inflation is quiescent. But that w…
26 Jun 2020
Collateralised debt: will it be 2008 all over again?
Global Economy

Collateralised debt: will it be 2008 all over again?

Collateralised debt obligations (CDOs) triggered the 2008 financial crisis. Now we have CLOs, or collateralised loan obligations – securitised busines…
26 Jun 2020
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Have small companies lost their edge?
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Have small companies lost their edge?

SPONSORED CONTENT – The tectonic plates beneath the modern investing landscape appear to have started moving in new directions
26 Jun 2020
When everyone hates an asset class, it’s usually a good time to buy
Investment strategy

When everyone hates an asset class, it’s usually a good time to buy

People often write off an entire asset class as “dead”, when it is merely in the gutter. And if it’s in the gutter, it’s cheap. John Stepek explains w…
26 Jun 2020
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