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Investment Clinic: pension concerns

“I’m 45 years old, married with three children — aged 10, 13 and 15 — who I hope will all go to  University. Together with my wife I own our

News , Shares

Top 10 most shorted shares

A savvy investor needs to know if a share they are investing in is being shorted by an institution with deep pockets. Fortunately, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) puts out

News , Video

Professor Steve Keen on Greece, China and private debt

In this interview in Australia, Professor Steve Keen of Kingston University predicts a full market crash in China and explains why the crushing of Greek democracy by the European Union

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Chinese stock market crashes 8.5%

The Chinese stock market (Shanghai composite index) has fallen by 8.5% overnight to 3,725, the biggest one-day fall since February 2007 and its second worst fall on record. Apart from

Funds , News

Income investors: Kames Capital warns on technology

Fund manager Kames Capital has warned income investors to appreciate that risks remain with successful technology growth stocks; which may themselves become the target of disruptive technology. Insatiable demand for

Funds , News

IFAs encourage clients to invest in multi-asset funds

Almost half (47%) of intermediaries are encouraging their clients to invest in multi asset products in response to the current market volatility. This was according to the latest Baring Asset

News , Property

Over a third of ARLA letting agents increase rents

The Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) has revealed that 36% of its letting agents member reported that rents rose between May and June, the highest number since tracking began.

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FCA to improve transparency on cash savings

Switching cash savings accounts should become quicker and easier under proposals announced by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The FCA is to introduce a series of new rules that will

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VIDEO: film director warns on financial crisis

In this interview Ross Ashcroft, director, broadcaster and renegade economist, speaks to Chris Menon about the coming financial crisis. Ashcroft directed the critically-acclaimed documentary Four Horseman about the causes of

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Investing in shares: slow and steady wins the race

As a general rule, winning companies don’t change their economic shape over time. Stock market sectors and business classifications certainly change. So do generations of entrepreneurs and the managers of