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Feb 18, 2019

BLOG: Brexit endgame creates opportunities for savvy investors

Brexit has deterred both British and foreign investors from the UK, but the endgame is in sight and it's time to revisit your long-term goals, writes Adrian Lowcock.
Jan 30, 2019

BLOG: Scams can happen in minutes – as one of our readers discovered

This week, I was happy to help one of our readers get all her money back after she had £14,000 stolen from her account by fraudsters, and her bank – NatWest – had refused to r...
Jan 28, 2019

BLOG: Why you should switch to an interest-free credit card now

January has always been a bumper month for balance transfer credit cards. TotallyMoney research shows that over the past four years, £6bn of credit card debt has been switched in ...
Jan 17, 2019

BLOG: stock markets look cheap, but will they get cheaper?

Mike Bell, Global Market Strategist, J.P. Morgan Asset Management, asks whether stock markets have fallen as far as they can go.
Nov 15, 2018

BLOG: Why it’s good to talk (about money)

This week is Talk Money Week which encourages people to have an open conversation about their personal finances.
Oct 26, 2018

BLOG: Does China have what it takes to ride through trade woes?

Over 2018, the US and China have been embroiled in escalating trade tensions. So how should investors think about China’s long-term growth picture?
Oct 12, 2018

BLOG: Could Europe challenge the status quo?

It’s been a disappointing year for investors in European equities so far but I believe there are still opportunities to make money.
Oct 09, 2018

Goldman Sachs’ Marcus account: ‘It wasn’t just the high rate that impressed me’

A staggering 50,000 people have opened a Marcus easy access account since it launched two weeks ago, including our editor. Here’s her take…
Sep 07, 2018

BLOG: Looking beyond the emerging market sell-off

One of the biggest issues impacting global markets this year has been the so-called emerging markets sell-off. Should investors be concerned?
Aug 29, 2018

Is the longest bull market in US history set to continue?

Last week the S&P 500 posted a modest gain marking the longest bull market in US history. This bull market started on 9 March 2009 after markets finally stabilised following t...
Aug 16, 2018

BLOG: Should investors be jittery over the crisis in Turkey?

Turkey, and in particular decisions made by President Erdogan, have been making the headlines again this week as the lira falls further and there’s talk of boycotting US electric...
Aug 03, 2018

BLOG: Why investors shouldn’t ignore Japan

Japan's economy has taken almost 30 years to recover from its asset price collapse and subsequent deflation. It wasn't until prime minister Shinzo Abe came to power six years ago t...
Jul 26, 2018

BLOG: End of the US economic cycle? The signals to watch

Current US growth is booming. Both the consumer and the business side of the economy are thriving. But can it continue?
Jul 19, 2018

BLOG: How do you spot the next Amazon?

While there’s no magic formula for finding the next big thing, companies shaking up the marketplace may be a good start.
Jun 14, 2018

BLOG: Can US and Asian equities achieve perfect harmony?

This week saw the landmark summit between US president Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un. As the politics have come together, can US and Asian equities harmonise i...
May 11, 2018

BLOG: How to make the most of the UK’s generous dividends

Industry commentators – myself included – have been talking about the uphill battle to generate income for several years. As interest rates are so low, cash ISAs have struggled...

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