MoneyWeek videos are designed to help you become a better investor, and to give you a better understanding of the markets. They’re aimed at both beginners and more experienced investors.

In all our videos we explain things in an easy-to-understand way. Some videos are about important ideas and concepts. Others are about investment stories and themes in the news. The emphasis is on clarity and brevity. We don’t want to waste your time with a 20-minute video that could easily be so much shorter.

We’ve made over 150 financial videos. You can see the full archive here at MoneyWeek videos.


Video categories


Bonds

How corporate bonds work

Video tutorial: How corporate bonds work

In this video, Ed Bowsher looks at how risky corporate bonds are, and whether they’re a good investment for most people.

Central banks

What is deflation and what does it mean for you?

Video tutorial: What is deflation and what does it mean for you?

If we get deflation, it could bring the current economic recovery to a halt, and hit share prices. Ed Bowsher explains what deflation is, the chances of it actually happening, and how it would affect you.


Derivatives

What are derivatives?

Derivatives video

Tim Bennett explains what derivatives are, and how you can use them to your advantage.

Financial crime

What is market abuse?

The City hates the market abuse rules. The regulator loves them. Tim Bennett explains what they are and why they are so contentious.


Financial statements

What is a profit warning?

Video tutorial - what is a profits warning?

Ed Bowsher explains what a ‘profit warning’ is, and how you should react if a company you own warns that profits will disappoint investors.

Key players

Why hedge funds can be good news

Video tutorial: why hedge funds can be good news

Hedge funds perform a valuable service by weeding out overvalued shares. In this video, Ed Bowsher explains some of the things they look for when they’re hunting for shares to short.


Tax

How to cut your tax bill

Video tutorial - how to cut your tax bill

Ed Bowsher looks at five different ways you could reduce your tax bill.

Ratios

Why profit margins are really useful

Video tutorial - why profit margins matter

In this video, Ed Bowsher explains how to calculate a company’s profit margin, why it is the best way to evaluate profitability, and how you can use it when analysing a company.


Trading & investments

Behavioural finance: How psychology affects investors

Behavioural Finance: How psychology affects investors video still

In this video, Ed Bowsher looks at ‘behavioural finance’ – the study of how our emotions and our psyches can affect our investments.

Personal finance

How to make more money from your pension

How to make more money from your pension

In this video, Ed Bowsher looks at ‘pension recycling’. This is where you take money out of your pension pot, and then pay it back in, getting further tax relief from HMRC.