Investment trusts are increasingly drawing on capital reserves to boost dividends. Learn to identify and sidestep the tactic’s pitfalls and you could profit, says Sarah Moore.
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Most people would prefer to see cash stick around, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But most if us don't want it badly enough.
The post The real value of cash was first published on MoneyWeek.
Zinc, one of the most widely used metals in the world, is in short supply. That’s good news for investors. Dominic Frisby picks the best ways to buy in.
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The piles of dodgy debt building up are unpleasantly reminiscent of the last financial crisis, says John Stepek. Is cheap money about to draw us into another one?
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Received wisdom has it that Amazon will eventually wipe traditional retailers from the face of the earth. But John Stepek’s not so sure. Here’s why.
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It’s been very a disappointing year for gold. Its time will certainly come again, says Dominic Frisby, but for now, a bull market is a very long way off.
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Matthew Partridge talks to Swiss former diplomat and negotiation expert Professor Michael Ambühl about whether what works for Switzerland could work for the UK.
The post Could the Swiss model serve as a template for Brexit? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Merryn Somerset Webb’s summer reading list attempts to answer the question of who’s responsible for the world’s ills – populism, debt, wealth inequality and stagnant wages, to name just a few.
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Since the Thatcher revolution, most of Britain’s publicly owned utilities have been sold off. How did that work out? Alex Rankine reports.
The post Did privatisation deliver the goods? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Donald Trump wants to make a free-trade deal with Britain a priority after Brexit. Matthew Lynn explains why that's great news for these five industries.
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The post How rising interest rates could be inflationary was first published on MoneyWeek.
Investment guru Marc Faber reckons we could be heading for an epic decline in asset prices.
The post Marc Faber: Still bearish was first published on MoneyWeek.
Get the new Honda Civic Type R on a track, and it turns from an everyday runaround into a superhero.
The post The new Civic Type R: Honda’s hot-hatch superhero was first published on MoneyWeek.
Alice Grahns looks at four of the best places to pamper yourself.
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This week: properties within commuting distance of cities – from a 16th-century house in Canterbury to a four-storey brownstone house in New Jersey.
The post Properties within commuting distance of cities was first published on MoneyWeek.
Carmignac's Rose Ouahba tips what to buy as interest rates edge higher.
The post What to back as rates rise was first published on MoneyWeek.
This carmine-hued Australian wine has a stunning sheen and arresting aromatic promiscuity, says Matthew jukes.
The post Wine of the week: a labour of love from Australia was first published on MoneyWeek.
Book review: Viking EconomicsGeorge Lakey’s new book examines what Norway, Sweden and Denmark can teach us about economics.
The post Did the Scandinavians get it right? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Investigative journalist Jesse Eisinger examines why prosecutors in the US have become increasingly reluctant to charge white-collar criminals.
The post Book of the week: The Chickenshit Club was first published on MoneyWeek.
Ever wondered what you would do if you and your friends become internet millionaires? Matthew Partridge reviews Loaded.
The post More than a rich nerds behaving badly sitcom was first published on MoneyWeek.
MoneyWeek's comprehensive guide to the best of this week's share tips from the rest of the UK's financial press.
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A selection of letters to MoneyWeek, and their replies.
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Having a boring boss is not necessarily the worst thing in the world.
The post What’s worse than a boring boss? was first published on MoneyWeek.
In 2010, Metro Bank was launched as Britain’s first new high-street bank in over 100 years. In the last year the share price has risen by more than 110%.
The post If only you’d invested in: Metro Bank was first published on MoneyWeek.
Short-sellers made a fortune betting against Carillion earlier this week. But they don’t always win. John Stepek looks at the risks of short-selling, and a bet that turned bad.
The post Not every short-seller has had a wonderful week was first published on MoneyWeek.
Legendary investors Joel Greenblatt began as a traditional value investor, looking for companies on low price/earnings (p/e) ratios.
The post The world’s greatest investors: Joel Greenblatt was first published on MoneyWeek.
As he heads to court, Martin Shrekli appears to be revelling in his status as the most unpopular man in America.
The post Martin Shkreli: “The most hated man in America” was first published on MoneyWeek.
Former hedge-fund manager Daniel Szor took up doing what he always wanted to do - distill whisky in the Cotswolds.
The post Money makers: Distilling whisky in the Cotswolds was first published on MoneyWeek.
Ben Judge looks at the best apps on the market to help you save for the future.
The post The apps that save behind your back was first published on MoneyWeek.
Holding international stocks is one of the best ways to build a more balanced portfolio. Cris Sholto Heaton picks five global funds with distinctive strategies.
The post Funds for a global portfolio was first published on MoneyWeek.