A diversified portfolio was once a straightforward way for investors to respond to escalating market uncertainty, but not any more. We outline the new rules.
Andrew Craig of Plain English Finance asks whether investors could learn from the English cricket legend’s highly defensive but effective batting strategy.
Three experts whose research we find particularly helpful all made creditable choices for the last 12 months.
Infrastructure and other hard assets should benefit from a stronger economy and play a defensive longer-term role
The US economy is growing, but slowing jobs growth, higher oil prices and interest rate hikes suggest near-term risk ahead.
Despite apparently benign market conditions, our panellists have become more cautious in their outlook.
The panel’s principal worries for 2017 failed to materialise, leaving them optimistic about prospects for 2018.
Jim Levi finds our panellists in positive mood as they look past persistent forecasts of trouble ahead.
ETFs are cheap and diversified and there’s plenty of choice, giving investors portfolios with varying levels of risk.