I’m a fund manager: Why Hargreaves Lansdown’s Steve Clayton backs tech but not gold

I’m a fund manager: Why Hargreaves Lansdown’s Steve Clayton backs tech but not gold

Deciding on where to put your money at the moment isn’t easy. The stock market is erratic, property prices are falling and inflation has managed to outpace every available UK savings rate for two and half years. You might think those in the investment management industry have a better understanding of how to thrive under … Read more

Number of ‘dog funds’ underperforming benchmarks soars

Number of ‘dog funds’ underperforming benchmarks soars

The last six months has seen a more than 27 per cent jump in the number of investment funds described by analysts as ‘serious and persistent underperformers’, research reveals.  BestInvest’s latest ‘Spot the Dog’ report shows a combined £46.2billion of savings are withering in so-called ‘dog’ funds, up a whopping 142 per cent since February’s … Read more

How to rebalance your portfolio to get your investments back on track

How to rebalance your portfolio to get your investments back on track

The majority of investors are not actively rebalancing their portfolio despite a higher rates-driven seismic shift knocking markets out of the habits of the past decade. Some 54 per cent of investors admitted to not rebalancing their portfolio, according a survey carried out by DIY investing platform Interactive Investor and a further 9 per cent … Read more

Should you trust money advice from finfluencers on TikTok and YouTube?

There has been a huge increase in the popularity of finfluencers, aka financial influencers, over the last few years, especially among newer investors. Savers and investors, especially those in their late teens, twenties and early thirties, are increasingly turning to finfluencers on social media channels like Twitter, Instagram and TikTok to help with their financial … Read more

What are US Treasuries? Investing Explained

INVESTING EXPLAINED: What you need to know about US Treasuries, the fixed-income bonds issued to raise money for the state By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 GMT, 24 February 2023 | Updated: 11:33 GMT, 25 February 2023 In this series, we bust the jargon and explain a popular investing term or theme. … Read more