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Pension savings shortfall among the self employed

Almost two-thirds of self-employed people currently have no pension savings, while more than a quarter aren’t making any savings at all

Should your business makes use of angel investors?

Angel investors can be a big help to small businesses, says David Prosser. But there are downsides.

Great frauds in history: Cortes Randell

Everything was going well for Cortes Randell until US investment magazine Barron’s starting probing.

Platinum, palladium or rhodium – which is the metal of the future?

Platinum, palladium and rhodium are all vying to be the metal of the future – evolving vehicle technology will determine the ultimate victor. Dominic Frisby looks at the best ways to invest.

Garrett Camp: the quiet techie who dreamt up Uber

The taxi app is always associated with its former boss Travis Kalanick. But it was actually his co-founder, Garrett Camp, who came up with the idea. He’s now sitting on billions. Jane Lewis reports.

Five questions for: Edward Hancock, Founder of The Cheese Geek

The Cheese Geek is a modern online cheesemonger which hopes to make “buying cheese as fun and easy as eating it”.

Buying into build-to-rent

As corporate landlords tap into healthy demand for rented property in the UK, Sarah Moore outlines how to profit from build-to-rent.

Veni, vidi, Visa: profits from payment processing

Visa, the payment network giant, is a highly profitable operator dominating the global market.

Highly concentrated markets are bad for consumers and bad for investors

Market power that’s concentrated in the hands of a few big companies is bad for consumers, bad for productivity and terrible for investors, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

The trade war between the US and China is all about tech

With the current focus on Huawei, it’s clear that the US China trade war isn’t about tariffs, it’s about technology. John Stepek explains how it affects investors.

Short Zoom – it has zero appeal

Investors are far too excited about videoconferencing group Zoom Video Communications, says Matthew Partridge.

Three investment funds that should prosper under a Corbyn government

A Corbyn government may not be welcomed by everyone, says David Stevenson, but it will bring investment opportunities. And these three funds should be able to take advantage.

Does owning an electric car make financial sense?

The idea of owning an electric car seems appealing. But what are the financial practicalities of buying and running one?

No Brexit and a minority government – the future for Britain?

There’s a good chance that our next government will be a coalition, with Jeremy Corbyn at the reins and Brexit delayed indefinitely. John Stepek looks at what that means for your portfolio.

Aswath Damodaran: beware the past performance of US stocks

Past performance is no guide to the future, says Aswath Damodaran. But many of our investment strategies are shaped by the history of the US stockmarket over the past century or so.

Mind the US earnings GAAP

For US companies, the gap between Gaap and reported earnings per share reached $19 last year, making a big difference to the perception of company profits.

The message for investors from Uber’s flop IPO

Uber’s IPO has been a disaster. That suggests private markets are even more exuberant than public ones.

Profitable pills: where to find the best biotech stocks

Marek Poszepczynski of the International Biotechnology Trust highlights three top biotech stocks to buy now.

Britain shoots for the top spot

England dominates European football. It looks as if it will take home the trophy for economic success, too, says Matthew Lynn.

The future of the gig economy

It was hailed by boosters as the future of work, but court rulings are increasingly throwing a spanner in the works. Is the gig over for platform providers? 

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