Our columnists crack open the murky world of finance and investments
A dividend cut at BlackRock World Mining looks unavoidable but some investors are buying shares in the battered investment trust.
I'm not surprised my portfolio is down over the last few months, but I hadn't expected Centrica would be one of my worst performers.
Shares in poorly performing Aurora trust spike on proposals for a new manager adopting Neil Woodford's no-performance, no-fee approach.
The time has come to sell a stock that has caused me more pain than any other: I'm finally giving Standard Chartered the chop.
That was fun. We now get to go through it all again next month and the next, until the Fed eventually bites the bullet.
Crystal Amber, the activist investment fund backed by Neil Woodford, has had a good week following its annual results.
China has grabbed all the headlines recently but the impact of its slowdown on Latin America has been dramatic, says James Carthew.
Volatile stock markets continue to throw up interesting opportunities such as Menhaden Capital, a new fund advised by the former manager of RIT Capital.
Investing in halls of residence can be tricky though high yielding Empiric Student Property and GCP Student Living have made it work.
Shares in British Empire Securities slip to a wide discount as the global value fund drifts towards a third year of underperformance.
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