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JPMorgan American trust waives fee following manager change and scraps performance fee

The fee changes are the result of a new strategy being adopted by the trust. 

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Should investors be scared of the big bad yield curve?

Typically, in the context of history, a recession has occurred within the following 18 months on average, when the yield curve inverts.

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Inflation on the rise ahead of the Brexit deadline

Inflation now exceeds the Bank of England target in the wake of wage growth, with energy bills and council tax to blame.

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Over half of married people have no plans for their pensions if they get divorced

According to Fidelity, 12% of married women say they plan to rely on their spouse’s pension during retirement.

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Wage growth at fastest pace in over a decade, despite risk of recession

Employees’ wages grew by 3.9% between March and May this year, the highest rate of growth since June 2008.

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‘Free trading’ platforms: what’s the catch?

Tom Bailey runs the rule over the influx of platforms that are offering free share trading.

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The most and least consistent UK equity income funds

While most funds have struggled of late to produce a positive return, Neptune Income was able to give investors a return over the year of 5.6%, to the end of June.  

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There are 59 ‘dog’ funds: does your Isa contain any?

As expected, Neil Woodford is in the doghouse, but does your Isa contain other serial underperformers? Find out here.

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Risk of recession as UK economy shrinks in second quarter

The UK economy shrank in the second quarter for the first time in seven years, sparking fears of a recession.

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House buyers wary as prices fall on prospect of a no-deal Brexit

Warnings that the possibility of a no-deal Brexit weighing on the housing market.

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No 1p or 2p coins made last year: are copper coins heading for scrapheap?

Most coins are used only once before they are saved or discarded.

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