Spectator Money – Features

You send me: World Stamp Expo 2013 in Melbourne.

First-class stamps for investors

23 May 2015 9:00 am

Alternative investment: The profit potential — and fascination — of rare stamps

What another hung parliament will do to your savings

7 March 2015 9:00 am

An indecisive general election could be bad news for gilts, bank shares and the pound

Hold your nose and bet on Team Ed

7 March 2015 9:00 am

The Speculator

Some forms of trading are not for DIY investment novices: the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in the era of ‘open outcry’

Take control of your trading

7 March 2015 9:00 am

The best services for trading direct in shares and funds

Neil Woodford

Neil Woodford interview: A return to normal around the corner? Utterly wrong

7 March 2015 9:00 am

Star fund manager, Neil Woodford believes talk of a return to economic normality is wishful thinking

Warning: QE is eating your pension

7 March 2015 9:00 am

Retirement funds are being forced to buy bonds that could bring significant future losses

The eurozone: chronicle of a failure foretold

7 March 2015 9:00 am

A bloated eurozone is bad for bond markets

It’s patriotic too: car-sharing, 1940s style

Get your share of the sharing economy

7 March 2015 9:00 am

How to find cash, fun and friendship in the sharing economy

Spot the talent: Nick D’Aloisio in 2013, after selling his app to Yahoo! at the age of 17

A novice's guide to technology investing

7 March 2015 9:00 am

Tips for novices from top tech start-up investors

Save for a home I’ll never afford? I’d rather go shopping

Why twentysomethings don't save

7 March 2015 9:00 am

Why twentysomethings see no point in trying to save

Diappointing vintage: the 2011 harvest in Bordeaux

Bordeaux is back – but be careful

7 March 2015 9:00 am

Claret is back — but choose carefully and be patient

How to get your start as a start-up investor

8 November 2014 9:00 am

Young companies are driving Britain’s recovery, and there are many ways to invest in them

Why not try it at home? Do-it-yourself banking is a growth market

Want a better interest rate? Turn yourself into a bank

8 November 2014 9:00 am

Peer-to-peer lending offers high returns plus a feelgood factor — and its own set of risks

Greet the dawn: Tokyo’s future looks rosier

Why Japan is rising again

8 November 2014 9:00 am

Japan has long been seen as a market in terminal decline, but there are now reasons for optimism

Jack Ma of Alibaba: a new corporate rock star

The catch in Alibaba's promise of riches

8 November 2014 9:00 am

China’s online giant is a rising star, but its foreign investors have no power and minimal information

Beware: the bond boom is finally over

8 November 2014 9:00 am

As the great fixed-income bull market comes to an end, there’s trouble ahead for gilts investors

Stout: ‘Let the banks go bust and start again’

Bruce Stout on 'the age of economic vandalism'

8 November 2014 9:00 am

Fund manager Bruce Stout says savers will go on being penalised – but sees hope in emerging markets

That’ll do nicely — but today’s black cards carry more kudos

Titanium and diamond studs: the loopy world of high-end credit cards

8 November 2014 9:00 am

Upgrading from plastic to titanium can transform your lifestyle — at a price