Our columnists crack open the murky world of finance and investments
This has been a pretty good year for investors as the US central bank has continued to print dollars, inflating stock markets.
AZ Electronic Materials, my ‘sure-fire all-round winner’ has proven just that following today's bid from Merck.
The sell-off in housebuilder stocks gave me just the chance I needed to invest the last of my cash.
I have the opportunity for a fresh start.
Investment trust columnist James Carthew looks at HICL Infrastructure to consider how 'alternative income' funds will fare when interest rates rise.
Financial derivatives have a bad reputation and yet things like options, futures and swaps can play a useful role in investment funds.
Comparing active versus passive investment returns leads our columnist to a clear conclusion: asset allocation matters more.
Everyone knows inflation, or rising prices, reduces the value of money in your pocket. But what can you do about it?
With shares starting to look expensive, investors must be ready to act, writes Mike Deverell of Equilibrium Asset Management.
There have been lots of scary warnings of market 'corrections' and sell-offs. But what do I care? It's nearly Christmas.
How will our novice fare on the markets?
Dumb Investor: 'If I do lose it all in some kind of Madoff-style scam... at least my humiliation will be public.'
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