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MOST READ: Why Morningstar analysts downgraded Woodford's income fund, blockchain explained and how to spot a bubble

James Gard 11 June, 2018 | 7:52AM

What are investors reading this week? Neil Woodford features prominently, from his predictions for a US recession to why his income fund was downgraded by analysts. Plus, how blockchain works and why one investor is selling out of popular commodity funds.

Top 20 FTSE 350 Dividend Paying Stocks

UPDATED JANUARY 2018: Dividend payments totalled £94 billion 2017. We reveal the top 20 dividend paying stocks in the FTSE 350

Why Did Analysts Downgrade Woodford's Fund?

Morningstar fund analyst Peter Brunt tells Emma Wall why Woodford Equity Income has been downgraded from Silver to Bronze

Top 20 FTSE 100 Dividend Paying Stocks

THE INCOME INVESTOR: The largest companies in the UK source their revenues internationally, meaning your dividend stream is boosted by global economic growth

5 Best and Worst Performing Funds of 2018

A Japan-focused fund has been the best performing top rated fund year to date, while a pair of Indian offerings were at the opposite end of the table

Woodford Fears US Recession

Fund manager Neil Woodford thinks a switch from quantitative easing to quantitative tightening is likely to "exert deflationary pressure on the US economy"

Spotting a Stock Market Bubble

Legal & General Investment Management's Emiel van den Heiligenberg says spotting a market bubble is easy - it is the timing that is so hard to get right

Investor Views: “I'm Adding Risk to My Portfolio”

Private investor Mika Kubunavu is switching out of commodity funds to take advantage of rising equity markets

What is a Fund?

Funds are suitable for investors who do not have the time or expertise to construct and monitor a portfolio themselves. We go back to basics and explain all

Your Guide to Sustainable Investing

Want to secure a sustainable source of income and returns? Look beneath the hood of your fund holdings to see how they score on environmental, social and governance factors

What is Blockchain?

Bitcoin uses a distributed peer-to-peer network to authenticate and record all transactions in the order they occurred. A decentralised record of transaction

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