Spectator Money – Features

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

Does it still make sense to sell in May then go away?

21 May 2016 9:00 am

Or pick some more potential winners? Our veteran investor sets uncertainty aside

Sane investing in a crazy world

21 May 2016 9:00 am

From Japan to Canada, value can still be found by smart share selection

‘Shall we have it all melted down, dear?’ One expert says antique silver has become an ‘awful’ investment

Should you sell the family silver?

21 May 2016 9:00 am

The precious metal might be a good bet but antique silver has lost its shine

Pay it forward: Sir Philip Green donated the kiss from Kate Moss that he bought for £60,000 to Jemima Khan

How Jeremy Corbyn kept down the bids at this year’s big Tory fundraiser

21 May 2016 9:00 am

Charity auctions are a fun way to part the well-off from spare cash

Stick to your guns: classic weapons can yield an attractive return free of capital gains tax

The best things in life are capital gains tax free

21 May 2016 9:00 am

Some of the best things in life are free of capital gains tax

Post-Brexit banquet: Argentinian beef, best served with South African wine

How to invest if you’re sure we’re heading for Brexit

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Exporters and service firms can thrive outside the EU

The ‘in’ and ‘out’ campaigns? Claptrap on both sides!

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Jonathan Davis invites City veteran and Open Europe founder Rodney Leach to assess the campaigns for and against Brexit

Farmers’ market: The Common Agricultural Policy colours Brussels’ thinking on all aspects of trade

A sober economic analysis shows that Brexit is best

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Your need-to-know guide to the economics of Brexit

Buying and selling euros or dollars? Don’t get stung

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Your bank may be hopelessly uncompetitive in foreign exchange deals — but be careful who else you deal with

Volatile proposition: bitcoin has plunged from its 2013 peak

Is bitcoin a safe haven against mainstream money mayhem?

5 March 2016 9:00 am

The digital currency has a cult following — but is it a safe haven against mainstream money mayhem?

Managing your own pension investments? Then look beyond today’s turmoil

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Our veteran investor offers tips for Sipp holders in worrying times

‘Shall we go or shall we stay?’ Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan in

British expats in the EU fear a stronger euro far more than they fear Brexit

5 March 2016 9:00 am

British expats in France fear a stronger euro far more than Brexit