It’s still nearly a year until the Iowa caucuses begin, traditionally the start of the presidential primary campaign in the US, but Ladbrokes is already offering a market on the winner. Matthew Partridge looks at some of the best bets.
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John Stepek explains how investors often suffer from “home bias”, how it affects returns, and how to counter it.
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A savings account isn’t always practical. Here’s what to do with the cash in your portfolio.
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Despite a dire 2018, the long-term trends in the small companies sector are encouraging.
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It’s a good time to take out a long-term fixed-rate mortgage, but make sure you know what this entails.
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Book review: Winners Take All Philanthrocapitalism is a sham, argues Anand Giridharadas – a cover for dodging taxes or pushing causes dear to the hearts of the super-rich.
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Book review: The New Authoritarianism The populist backlash against the role of experts in the political process isn't such a bad thing, says Professor Salvatore Babones.
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This a revival of a lesser-known play by the American playwright Arthur Miller examines what happens when the music stops, and the financial boom turns to bust.
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David Pecker made a good living making the lives of the rich and famous the subject of national scandals. Now, he is the subject of his own. Jane Lewis reports.
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The oil price has risen by 20% this year – far outstripping the stockmarkets. John Stepek looks at the reasons for its rise, and what might happen from here.
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Yngve Slyngstad, who runs Norway’s $1trn investment fund, says investors should pay scant attention to Brexit headlines and think instead of the very long-term.
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Most fund managers don’t beat the market. Yet they are pretty good stock pickers. So what goes wrong?
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Bear markets – periods of falling stock prices – are painful for investors. Thankfully, these days the worst is soon over.
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“Populism” – on the left and the right – is on the march in Europe, and the establishment looks vulnerable in May’s elections to the European Parliament. What happens next?
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With worrying data from bond yields and US jobless figures, John Stepek looks at the global economy’s most important charts to gauge the threat of a recession.
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More than 1,400 CEOs of US companies left their jobs in 2018. But CEO exits can spell opportunity.
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The government has pushed ahead with its plans to change the way probate fees are charged. From April, the flat fee will be replaced with a new sliding scale.
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Forecasts for many of the world’s major economies is distinctly gloomy. But investors shouldn’t be too downhearted – the outlook for stockmarkets could be much brighter. John Stepek explains why.
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The US property market has seen some of the weakest data since house prices finally began to recover after the financial crisis.
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The gloom on South Korea may be overdone and investors may be in line for not only rising stock prices, but rising dividends too.
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MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
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Brazilian stocks have taken off since Jair Bolsonaro took office. But may return to earth just as quickly.
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Professional investor William Meadon picks three of his favourite UK stocks.
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Max King goes off the beaten safari track in Africa – and finds the extra effort is well rewarded.
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The new BMW M850i coupé is ferociously fast yet soothing to drive.
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2017 Wiltinger The 2017 Rieslings from von Kesselstatt are true vinous magic and all obscenely good value for money.
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From a 17th-century house in Warwickshire to a property with gardens designed by an RHS Chelsea medal winner, eight of the best houses for sale with kitchen gardens.
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The Green New Deal proposed by a group of US politicians would be expensive and unworkable, says Matthew Partridge.
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As drama over the e-commerce giant’s second US headquarters continues, New York’s welcome has cooled. Matthew Partridge reports
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Thailand has been in political turmoil for years, and the constant tension has hampered efforts to introduce structural reforms to boost efficiency.
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