Don’t let gloomy forecasts cloud your investment plans

‘January, you start the year off fine’– Neil Sedaka ‘Fear is an emotion not a stockmarket indicator’– Coreen T Sol ‘The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable’J K Galbraith My ageing memory had...

Ignore the cold and take a dip - dividends will keep you warm

Despite volatile conditions, Britain’s 10 biggest businesses offer an average yield of 5%. Investors should consider taking the plunge. Dreams of capital gains can disappear in a puff of smoke but the discipline of dividends or investing for...