Spectator Money – Features

Buy high: Alpine property is still a sound investment above the snow line

4 March 2017 9:00 am

Elliot Wilson says Alpine property is a sound investment if you pick the right resort and stay above the snow line

So hot right now: a statuary marble chimneypiece circa 1770, seen here in the sitting room of Will Fisher, owner of Jamb

How to furnish your Georgian rectory

4 March 2017 9:00 am

People are buying ‘brown furniture’ again, discovers David Oldroyd-Bolt, and mixing old and modern

How to start your own bank

4 March 2017 9:00 am

Camilla Swift learns that launching a new banking venture requires an experienced team with plenty of patience

Mind the generation gap

26 November 2016 9:00 am

Households in the UK are facing a savings time bomb as younger generations struggle to put money aside for retirement. Wealth management firm Brewin Dolphin urges the older generation to consider passing on wealth to their children and grandchildren during their lifetime to prevent a future financial crisis.

Skin in the game? I’m putting in £115 million of mine, says Terry Smith

26 November 2016 9:00 am

Outspoken fund manager Terry Smith is backing his own hunch that equities will stay strong

Why aren’t we talking about China’s huge problems?

26 November 2016 9:00 am

Investors and bankers may be distracted by other global issues, but huge problems still loom for Asia’s superpower economy

Investing for the common good

26 November 2016 9:00 am

The millennial generation is about to inherit — and wants its wealth to have a positive social impact

How to deliver the perfect pitch

26 November 2016 9:00 am

You’ve got a brilliant business idea: here’s how to sell it to venture capitalists in five minutes flat

Self-building for a secure old age: Winston Churchill was a skilled amateur bricklayer

Want a comfortable, well-funded retirement? Don’t buy bonds!

26 November 2016 9:00 am

How to build your own Sipp: follow the experts, avoid bonds and keep fees and charges low

Healthy finances

26 November 2016 9:00 am

Our veteran stock-picker turns his searchlight on potential winners in the field of medical research

Muscle bound: Kim Kardashian in Paris with bodyguard Pascal Duvier — but without her jewellery

The pros and cons of a panic room

26 November 2016 9:00 am

Lessons from the theft of Kim Kardashian’s jewels

Acceleration: models tipped to rise in value include the Sunbeam Tiger Alpine

Vroom for manoeuvre

26 November 2016 9:00 am

For the true classic car buff, the thrill of ownership is at least as important as rising investment value

As the Vulcans say, ‘Live long and prosper’: trend-following offers one way to do so

Two techniques to beat the market

1 October 2016 9:00 am

If Mr Spock had been an investor, says Tim Price, he would have been a ‘systematic trend-follower’

Don’t run out of runway to retirement

1 October 2016 9:00 am

  Retirement may seem a long way off, but by the time you are 50 you could have only 180…

Sterling attraction: markets have given the UK the kind of exchange rate other central banks pray for

A time for optimism

1 October 2016 8:00 am

Brexit pessimism accidentally gave us a cheaper pound that’s doing wonders for the UK economy

Onwards and upwards: an end to Brexit uncertainty has boosted market conditions for housebuilders

We’re in a post-Brexit building boom

1 October 2016 8:00 am

The prospects for housebuilders are much brighter – but their shares still look cheap

Don’t overlook ‘the positive all-round story’ of India: set to grow at 7 per cent per annum this year and next

You can still sift for gems in emerging markets

1 October 2016 8:00 am

Emerging markets have lost their shine but the best still offer attractive returns

They’ve got the power: six strong prospects for energy investors

1 October 2016 8:00 am

Our veteran investor searches for winners in the fast-changing landscape of energy

Niche themes: ETFs can offer investors exposure to robotics and artificial intelligence

Plain vanilla – or too hot to handle?

1 October 2016 8:00 am

You can invest in anything via the arcane world of exchange-traded funds

Collector’s item: A note from the composer Edward Elgar, written in 1909 while staying at 22, Old Queen Street — then the home of his patron Felix Schuster, now The Spectator’s offices.

Rare manuscripts are like land and gold . . . their value almost always goes up

1 October 2016 8:00 am

Rare manuscripts give pleasure — and steadily rising value — to discerning collectors

What goes up: Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket is also capable of landing and being reused

Watch this space: why billionaires are launching extraterrestrial adventures

21 May 2016 9:00 am

Billionaires are pouring cash into interplanetary travel. Is it a black hole — or the next big thing?

Adapting to demographics: Harley-Davidson ‘hogs’ now have heated seats for older riders

How to invest in the prosperity of the Baby Boomers generation

21 May 2016 9:00 am

Baby Boomers are the luckiest generation. So how can we invest in their prosperity?

Revealed: the magic formula for a prosperous retirement

21 May 2016 9:00 am

Are you saving enough to live comfortably in your tenth decade?

Why Britain’s brilliant startups need to scale up

21 May 2016 9:00 am

A new generation of British entrepreneurs need to scale up and fulfil their global potential

Fashion is fickle: but Asos has been a long-term hold for Hargreave Hale

Aiming high

21 May 2016 9:00 am

London’s junior stock market offers excellent returns for shrewd investors