Good reads from around the Web. The shares of high-flying tech firms – particularly the so-called momentum names that typically sport punchy earnings multiples – have been pummeled in 2014. Friday alone saw shares in Amazon fall around 10%, LinkedIn and Twitter drop 8%, and the recent UK tech float AO Online languishing below its […]

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You’ve got to hate the terrorists. They’ve turned air travel into queuing under duress. They’ve given the military-industrial complex a shiny new casus belli in the War on Terror. And now an attempt to curb the funding of their murderous misdeeds is making investing even more hassle. It may seem a long way from the […]

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The danger with DIY investing is that you might miss something that gets you into trouble. Something you never knew you didn’t know. Ever heard of excess reportable income? Me neither. But you may well have earned it and owe tax on it. If you hold offshore funds or ETFs (I’m just going to refer […]

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