For more than 25-years, Dave has written for a wide range of newspapers and broadcasters including The Times, The Financial Times, The Independent, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and Sky News. Previously nominated as National Financial Media Journalist of the Year, Dave specialises in investment features and business profiles.
There is a tendency to associate Ryanair with Teflon – nothing sticks. The no frills airline has come under fire frequently over the years for poor customer service yet always seems to ride the storm.
Bell Pottinger’s days may be numbered. The PR giant’s future looks incredibly bleak as more clients, including tobacco firm Imperial Brands, review their relationship with the company.
Fund managers are offering single country funds in developing markets such as China, Brazil, India and Indonesia, but do they offer great rewards and are they worth the risk?
Which fund managers have the capability to identify turnaround stories and how have recovery funds fared during recent bull markets
Despite fears of further falls after a torrid Thursday, US markets showed resilience on Friday. The Dow Jones and the S&P 500 were slightly down after markets opened (0.20% and 0.22% respectively0 while the Nasdaq was fractionally up.
Investing money in listed companies is risky. High street names such as Woolworths can go spectacularly bust while major brands can fall from grace with incredible speed.
What are the prospects for UK Commercial property funds after a tough year and with Brexit beckoning?
There is no sure-fire way to ensure trading success but there are plenty of common pitfalls you should avoid. Learning the basics of trading will help you invest smart.
The latest industrial production figures from Germany show a fall. Market analyst had been optimistic about further growth.
We’re all susceptible to confirmation bias – paying more attention to our own preferred data and largely ignoring contradictory evidence. For investors, this psychological blind-spot can be very costly.
Investing in ethical funds is all very well but what if you want to be more involved? Impact investing allows greater control on how your money can generate social or environmental benefits.
The European Central Bank left interest rates and asset purchases unchanged on Thursday
With savings rates dismally low, investors are searching for better rates of return. Mini bonds, which are loans to companies, certainly offer investors a great deal more but are they worth the risk?
The term hot hand originates from US basketball while gambler's fallacy is a common mistake linked to over confidence. Both can wipe investors out if they're not careful.
Multi-asset funds promise investors good diversification as they can include equities, bonds, property, cash and alternatives – such as oil, gold and inflation-linked government bonds.