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Active fund managers are excellent at buying stocks. But when it comes to sell, a monkey could make better decisions. John Stepek explains what investors can learn from this.
This week, UK investors may get a hint on whether interest rates will ever get back above 1%. Plus, a busy few days for company news. John Stepek looks at what to expect.
The Federal Reserve has done not so much a U-turn as a handbrake turn on monetary policy this week. John Stepek looks at how that’s affected the global economy’s most important charts.
The world has fallen back in love with gold again and the price is on the rise. It could have further to go yet, says Dominic Frisby – but it could be another false dawn.
To the delight of investors, Jerome Powell has finally capitulated and embraced the “Greenspan put”. That could mean a stockmarket melt-up, says John Stepek – and full steam ahead to the next crisis.
China’s efforts to deflate its debt bubble, and its worsening trade relations with the US, are dealing a serious blow to the global economy. John Stepek explains what it means for your money.
It’s a big week for the markets, with the US Federal Reserve meeting to set interest rates, and another Brexit vote in the UK. John Stepek looks at what to expect.
Markets are starting to realise that any trade deal between China and the US may take some time. John Stepek looks at how this is affecting the global economy’s most important charts.
The mood among investors is gloomy, but it wouldn’t take much to cheer them up. And central banks could well oblige, says John Stepek.
Professional investor looks at three traits inherent to humans that make us less effective as investors.
Markets have perked up about Brexit. The evidence suggests they think we’re heading for a soft Brexit – or no Brexit at all. John Stepek looks at what’s going on.
Zinc is in short supply. And that could mean a big price rise. Dominic Frisby looks at the fundamentals, and picks some of the best ways to invest.
Index investing – buying tracker funds – has revolutionised equity investing. But it’s not without its problems. John Stepek looks at how “semi-detached” share ownership can distort capitalism – and how to fix it.
China’s tension with the US is a problem. But the bigger problem, says John Stepek, is home grown: Xi Jinping backtracking on reform and tightening his grip on society.
The good news is that the charts aren’t pointing to a recession just yet, but they’re not far off, says John Stepek. Here, he looks at the charts that matter most to investors.
Last year, we finally saw some sanity returning to the UK property market, with house prices falling in real terms. John Stepek looks at what to expect this year.
As founder and chairman of Vanguard Group, Jack Bogle, who died last night, pioneered index funds and democratised investing. John Stepek examines his legacy.
What happens after Parliament’s resounding rejection of Theresa May’s Brexit deal is anyone’s guess. Here, John Stepek outlines some scenarios, and explains what it all means for your money.
Newmont Mining is merging with Goldcorp to become the world’s largest gold miner. Dominic Frisby looks at what it mean for the sector, and for investors.
One popular idea right now is that 2019 will be the year that actively managed funds trump passive funds. It sounds good, says John Stepek. But it’s nonsense. Here’s why.