MoneyWeek Investment Tutorials Podcast
Summary: Now you can properly understand what’s going on in the stock market, the financial industry, and the economy… and also become a smarter investor. MoneyWeek is the UK’s best-selling investment and finance magazine. In these short videos, MoneyWeek’s deputy editor, Tim Bennett, explains a wide variety of investment and finance topics in a clear, simple and engaging way. In some videos Tim covers issues in the news e.g. the state of the banks, what the Chancellor and the Bank of England are doing, how multinational companies avoid paying tax. Others give a view on the markets e.g. three reasons to sell Apple. And others cover general investment themes e.g. how to properly understand pensions, how to value an income stock, and five key dates every shareholder should know. Whether you’re an active investor, a student of finance, or simply someone who wants to understand more about the financial markets and the economy, Tim’s videos will help you grasp ideas that you’ve never had properly explained to you before. Here are a few comments from people who have watched Tim’s videos on YouTube: "If 10% of the population had his grasp of markets and how they work the economy would be in much, much better shape." "I could not have asked for a better or clearer explanation! Thanks." "Damn, you did a good of explaining that simply." "Great video as usual, I'd recommend all of these to anyone” For more investment advice, updates and tips, do visit the MoneyWeek website: www.moneyweek.com
Shares can be a great source of income for investors. Tim Bennett introduces four concepts that are fundamental to picking income winners. In this video he explains what the big dividend trap is.
New rules about how much banks set aside for an emergency have just been relaxed. That should worry investors. Tim Bennett explains why.
The LIBOR fixing scandal has shone a spotlight on the shadowy world of interdealer broking. Tim Bennett explains who they are and what they do.
Retail investors tend to buy high and sell low, the exact opposite of what they should be doing. Rebalancing can help. Tim Bennett introduces the idea and explains how it works.
According to the famous "Fed Model" the US stockmarket is a buy. Tim Bennett introduces the model and explains why you shouldn't rely on it now.
On 1st January the way we receive financial advice will be revolutionised. Tim Bennett explains the three main changes that the retail distribution review (RDR) will bring in and what they mean for you.
George Osborne has quietly forced the Bank of England to hand over £35bn of QE profits. Tim Bennett warns that this stealthy move has massive implications.
Banks use many accounting tricks to boost profits and fool investors. Tim Bennett reveals one of the biggest and what investors should do about it.
Big, profitable companies can reduce their corporation tax bill to almost nothing. Tim Bennett explains how.
The great Apple share price bull run is over. Tim Bennett explains how ratios reveal that now is a great time to sell.
Dividend stocks are a good bet with interest rates at rock bottom. But how do you find a bargain? Tim introduces one of investing's simplest valuation techniques -- the Gordon Growth Model.
This week a raft of FTSE 100 shares passed their ex-dividend date. Tim explains what this means and highlights four other dates that shareholders should add to their diaries.
The government's new workplace pension launched this week. Tim Bennett explains the basics of pensions in jargon-free language and why the new scheme is being rolled out.
A property mortgage is the biggest debt most of us will ever take on. So choosing the right one is vital. Tim explains the basics of mortgages and highlights the main pitfalls to avoid.
Fund managers claim to have it. Performance fees are often based on it. But what is alpha and does it really exist? asks Tim Bennett.