Alternative investing

Why being gloomy can pay off

Thursday, 25 August 2011 | Article

Any community that survives and thrives by scoring points off the next person has few qualms about kicking a man when he is down, as Peter Spiller - by some distance the most successful manager of any UK-authorised...

Smart ways to grow your money

Thursday, 25 August 2011 | TV /Video

Yield a steady income from your investment

Wednesday, 24 August 2011 | Article

As savings rates collapse, investors looking for a steady income have had to look at other options they might not previously have felt comfortable about, including investment trusts.
 

A lesson from investment history

Wednesday, 24 August 2011 | Article

Back in 1979 even the civil servants calculating the trade deficit were on strike, but Margaret Thatcher's incoming government knew from the uncollected rubbish in the streets and the pickets at hospital gates that the...

The future of ethical investing

Wednesday, 24 August 2011 | Article

Green and ethical funds have slowly been edging into the mainstream investment space over the past 25 years, gathering more than just hippies and Quakers as investors piggyback on trends such as renewable energy.

Investment guru reveals all

Thursday, 25 August 2011 | TV /Video

The golden rules of investing

Thursday, 25 August 2011 | TV /Video

The rise of a sector that promises returns in any market

Thursday, 25 August 2011 | Article

The absolute return sector was only formed in April 2008, but its success has helped it pull in a lot of new money and an increasing number of managers.