NYSE: ‘US stocks have nevertheless outperformed non-US stocks by 135 per cent over the last 10 years.’ Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty

All over the world, investors invest too much money in their domestic stock markets. Home bias, as it is known, isn’t just risky for individual invest(...)

A trader passes the word on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Stock markets peaked three months ago this week and it’s been pretty stressful ever since. The S&P 500 has been marked by a serious escalation in(...)

Is it wrong to say a fund manager has lost his touch just because he has lagged over a particular period? Or might it be the case that their original success was little more than luck, and they have now been found out?

Neil Woodford and Crispin Odey, two of the UK’s most successful money managers over the last three decades, are under serious pressure after enduring (...)

Overall, the potential costs associated with waiting greatly outweigh the benefits.

You have a decent pot of money earning next to nothing in the bank. Frustrated, you want to invest in a diversified portfolio, but you’re worried you(...)

One reason to be cautious about buying sterling is that strongly trending markets often overshoot to the downside, resulting in cheap assets becoming (...)