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Work it out for yourself – is it a maze or a hedge fund?

The Kiss approach – keep it simple, stupid – has merit in many fields, not least in that of investment, where complexity and seemingly sophisti(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

It’s easy for active investors to drown in a sea of misinformation. There’s no shortage of confident commentary telling investors and traders what to (...)

Things are looking up: maybe not, as the US market is overvalued

The Republicans had no option but to approve the raising of the US debt ceiling, and they’ll have no option the next time either. The stand-off betwee(...)