Donald Trump has slapped another $200bn-worth of tariffs on Chinese goods. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the move, and what a trade war would mean for investors.
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Germany’s fragile coalition government is at odds over immigration. But the issue isn't confined to Germany. It's Europe-wide, and threatens the very existence of the EU, says John Stepek.
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In the main, people are now saving for their pensions. And that’s a good thing, says Merryn Somerset Webb. The trouble is they’re not spending it when they retire.
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De Beers is marketing a new kind of diamond that it insists is not special and not real. Alex Rankine explains why the move could shake up the industry.
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The European Central Bank is ending its quantitative easing programme in the slowest way possible. John Stepek looks at what that means for Europe, and for your money.
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You should be able to count on the board of an investment trust to look after your interests, says David Stevenson. Two recent cases show just how important an effective board is.
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From a cliff-top cottage in Cornwall, to a one-bedroom apartment in west London, eight of the best properties for sale for around £500,000.
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The constituents of America's S&P 500 index are expected to spend $650bn buying back their shares this year, which would set a new annual record.
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Premier Oil has seen its share price rise in step with its output and profits, while Petra Diamonds' profit warning has seen the shares slide.
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Momentum investing – buying what has already gone up in price in the belief that it will keep doing so – shouldn’t work in theory. Yet in real life, it does. Stephen Connolly looks at why – and what to buy.
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Matthew Partridge picks out the investment lessons from Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida, a tragedy set against the backdrop of the Trojan War.
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Sergei Galitsky built Russia’s largest private company before selling it to a state-owned bank earlier this year. Was he pushed out by the Kremlin, or did football fever drive him to it?
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Book review: The China Mission: George Marshall’s Unfinished War, 1945-47A look at the often overlooked early stages of the Cold War in Asia.
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Book review: The End of Indexing: Six Structural Mega-Trends That Threaten Passive InvestingAn interesting read that will force you to reassess your investment strategy.
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Book review: Investing in the Trump Era: How Economic Policies Impact Financial MarketsSome much-needed pointers as to the issues investors should follow closely in the Trump era.
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Andy Murray has been kept off the court since January. But as a crowd-funding investor, the former tennis world number one has put his time to good use.
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Small and medium-sized enterprises should take advantage of these funding sources, as well as non-financial help, says David Prosser.
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Nick Wilson of the Gulf Investment Fund explains why you should invest in the Persian Gulf, and picks three stocks to buy now.
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