Spectator Money – Features

Good as gold? Ethical investing is not the no-brainer it seems

2 March 2019 9:00 am

Ethical investing is not quite the no-brainer it seems, says Andrew Willshire

Believe in the post-Brexit bounce

2 March 2019 9:00 am

Believe in the post-Brexit bounce, says Matthew Lynn

Making Tax Digital – and more difficult: HMRC’s new ruse

2 March 2019 9:00 am

Making Tax Digital will make my life much more difficult, says James Delingpole

The case of the disappearing bitcoin

2 March 2019 9:00 am

When the QuadrigaCX founder died suddenly on honeymoon, all his passwords died with him. Not surprisingly, his investors are clamouring for their money

Don’t despair – there’s hope for the high street yet

1 December 2018 9:00 am

There’s still hope for the high street, says Matthew Lynn

Loophole Cottage

1 December 2018 9:00 am

I have a faint memory that I once came across a property called Loophole Cottage. It was named, I think,…

An object lesson in investing in luxuries

1 December 2018 9:00 am

From contemporary art to specialist whisky, now’s the time to invest in luxuries you love, says Olivia Williams

The freelance trap and how to avoid it

1 December 2018 9:00 am

Fellow contractors, watch out for the new payroll rules, says Andrew Willshire

The perils of pensions

1 December 2018 9:00 am

Pension freedoms granted to us by the coalition government in 2014, which allowed us to do what we liked with…

Is the current stock market a load of bull?

6 October 2018 9:00 am

The roaring twenties. The booming sixties. The Asian tigers of the 1970s and 1980s, and the dot-com bubble of the…

Rich pickings

6 October 2018 9:00 am

Olivia Williams on the allure of private banking

Midas touch: Shirley Eaton in Goldfinger

Want to predict the price of gold? Then watch Hollywood films

6 October 2018 9:00 am

Movies can predict the price of bullion, says Ross Clark

Meet the ‘Fangs’, the stock to sink your teeth into

26 May 2018 9:00 am

The ‘Fang’ tech giants may have been hit by scandal but they’ll soon bounce back, says Matthew Lynn

The landlords walking into the great EPC trap

26 May 2018 9:00 am

Buy-to-let investors have long occupied a slot in the national consciousness somewhere between arsonists and child molesters. They stand accused…

Infamous past: The atrium at Lloyd’s London headquarters

Why being a member of Lloyd’s of London is still a risky business

26 May 2018 9:00 am

Being a member of Lloyd’s of London is still a high-octane – if occasionally bumpy – ride, says Olivia Williams

The joys of compounding

26 May 2018 9:00 am

Saving half a million pounds into a pension pot seems a goal so large and unachievable that many don’t bother.…

Brilliantly repurposed: Regent’s Canal by the new Central Saint Martins art school

Back on track

26 May 2018 9:00 am

Harry Mount on the stunning transformation of King’s Cross

Beanie Babies were once an investment mania — could cannabis products go the same way?

How to avoid losing money in economic bubbles

3 March 2018 9:00 am

Stephen Eckett on the next financial fads and how to avoid them

Short-selling is simple in theory, but more difficult in practice

3 March 2018 9:00 am

They get a bad press, but we need short-sellers, says James Clunie

Would you take a robot’s tip?

3 March 2018 9:00 am

Andrew Willshire on how AI is being used in fund management

How micro-investing apps taught me about the world of investing

3 March 2018 9:00 am

Tiffany Daneff tries an app that helps you save, one cappuccino at a time

The markets react as the Dow Jones recorded its largest one-day points fall in history last month

What January's financial performance could mean for the rest of 2018

3 March 2018 9:00 am

Investors should once again look to emerging markets for better returns, says Matthew Lynn

Between 1900 and 1940, a series of unstable Chinese regimes flooded global markets with bonds: this one is from 1911

A world of broken bonds

4 November 2017 9:00 am

Elliot Wilson fears that our pension funds and investment portfolios will soon be crammed full of China’s risky corporate debt

Will the budget clamp down on Venture Capital Trusts?

4 November 2017 9:00 am

Watch out for a budget clampdown on the tax advantages of Venture Capital Trusts, warns Jonathan Davis

Fair shares for all

4 November 2017 9:00 am

Robin Andrews explains how small investors can enjoy the same rewards as the professionals by investing in private equity