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Ray Dalio. Photograph: Bank via Getty

Billionaire investor and long-term China bull Ray Dalio isn’t losing sleep over China’s human rights problems. “I don’t really understand, and I don’t(...)

About 5 per cent of America’s biggest stocks are in extreme bubbles, says Ray Dalio of Bridgewater. Photograph: Vega Alonso

Markets have been shaky recently, with bubble talk increasing among nervy investors. On the one hand, you have investors like Jeremy Grantham, who war(...)

Many hedge-fund managers  were able to profit from opportunities thrown up in March’s sell-off and the subsequent huge rally in risky assets. Photograph: Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images

The 20 best-performing hedge-fund managers of all time made $63.5 billion for investors during the coronavirus-driven market turmoil in 2020, making i(...)

Most strategists agree that the US, driven by surging growth from technology stocks such as Apple and Amazon, has earned its leadership role. Photograph: Paul Sakuma/AP Photo

The soaring US stock market has led the world over the past 10 years, but a growing number of strategists are cautioning that the 2020s may prove to b(...)

Good management: there are lots of reasons to admire forthright feedback at work – the trouble is, too many people do it too poorly.

Imagine you are 25 years old and you always wanted to be a playwright and, wonderfully, a well-known theatre in your home city has agreed to stage one(...)

Democratic US presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren. Billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones has warned that the S&P 500 would sink 25 per cent if she wins the 2020 election. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

Some of the most prominent names on Wall Street are queuing up to criticise Democrat presidential frontrunner Elizabeth Warren, saying stocks will suf(...)

Investing has a lot of the same features as poker, says game theorist Kevin Zollman.

Good poker skills certainly seem to help if you’re a hedge fund manager. A new study, Hedge Fund Hold’em, has found hedge fund managers who do well in(...)

We all like to think well of ourselves. Unfortunately, this need for a sunny self-image means we’re more likely to remember our good investments and f(...)

Traders work  at the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Johannes EISELE / AFP)JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images

Buy gold. So says Ray Dalio, the influential founder of Bridgewater, the world’s biggest hedge fund, who penned a lengthy LinkedIn post last week outl(...)

While professional investors tend to be undone by distraction and inattention, ordinary investors are more likely to pay attention to the wrong things. File photograph: Getty

When you’re distracted, your performance suffers. That’s true of surgeons – research suggests distraction in the operating room is a major factor in u(...)

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