Investments

Fund tips, investment warnings, and the latest on emerging markets, share opportunities, bonds and business funding and tax breaks such as Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme and EIS – these are just some of the news and headline topics covered by the iExpats.com. Our team delivers the latest information on what’s hot and what’s not in the investment world – plus timely warnings on scams and cons. Insightful commentary will let you get ahead of the markets by giving a broader perspective on commodities and zeroes in on key economic data and analyses. ‘indirect’ influences such as politics and economic matters which all exert pressures on financial markets on a daily basis. Find out how the wealthy are coping and the strategies they are employing

Scammers Snatch £87,000 A Day From Online Investment Fraud

Fraudsters are getting away with more than £87,000 a day from scams advertised on social media, according to financial watchdogs. Government regulator the Financial Conduct...

Chain Reaction As Two More Shopping Brands Collapse

The collapses of Toys R Us and electronic gadget store Maplin are not the last as online shopping ruthlessly destroys bricks and mortar stores. Toys...

Tech Start-Ups Have A 100/1 Chance Of Success

Only one out of every 100 technology start-up companies will survive more than a year because their products may be clever but are ‘utterly...

Cryptocurrency Is An Expat Investor’s Dream

Cryptocurrency trading is a dream come true for expats who finally have access to a way to make money without the worry of cross-border...

Good Habits You Need To Join The Millionaires’ Club

Britain has around 3.6 million people with a net wealth of more than £1 million, according to the latest official research. If you are hoping...

Burger Man’s Secret Night Investment Passion

Stephen Bliss shares his time between flipping burgers in his roadside food stop and running a $12 million investment fund from home at night. The...

Savers Prefer A Coin Jar To Investing In Stocks And Shares

More savers keep their spare cash in a bottle or jar rather than a stocks and shares ISA or a pension, according to new...

Rising Costs May Force Landlords To Give Up Buy To Let

A letting agent trade body is warning a squeeze on profits from increasing tax and licensing costs could force many landlords to give up...

‘Devious’ £1.4 Million Boiler Room Scammer Jailed

£1.4 million boiler room scheme mastermind Samrat Bhandari has been jailed for 42 months by a crown court judge. Branded as ‘self-centred and devious’ Bhandari...

US Dominates Global Cities Index

Fund managers looking to invest in the world’s leading cities have come up with a new way to focus on how to pick their...

Investment Guru Wins $1m 10-Year Hedge Fund Bet

The renowned king of investors, billionaire Warren Buffett, has cashed in a $1 million bet he made with hedge fund managers a decade ago. Buffett,...

MIFID II – What Investors Need To Know About The New Rules

If you are buying or selling stocks, bonds, commodities, foreign exchange or exchange traded funds, then the investment landscape across the EU has just...

US Boom Creeps Towards Setting A Record

Financial experts are closely watching the US as the expanding economy is approaching new records. The US economy has not faltered since 2009 – a...

Investors May Reap Rewards In 2018 – But Beware The Pitfalls

Investors could turn a tasty profit in 2018 due to global growth picking up, tax cuts in the USA and central banks loosening their...

Tough New Laws To Stamp Out Rogue Landlords

New strict laws for shared housing landlords will come into force from April 2019, says Housing Minister Alok Sharma. Although the rules will need clearance...

Dragons Fired Up Over Start-Up Investment Prospects

Business dragons have seen turnover and jobs grow in their investment portfolios, according to a new report. Turnover was up for 75% of businesses, while...

Mt Gox Creditors Up In Arms Over Cash Settlement

Thousands of investors have benefitted from the Bitcoin boom that has seen the cryptocurrency surge in value. Bitcoin started 2017 worth $997, but stands at...

Watchdog Stops Airport Parking Scheme

The brakes have been put on a car park investment scheme after financial consumer watchdogs intervened. Park First Limited, which offered airport parking investment was...

ISA Tax Loophole Plugged For Grieving Families

The government is finally closing a costly tax loophole that opens when one of a married couple passes away. Since April 2015, the surviving partner...

Beware Of Cryptocurrency CFDS, Warns Financial Watchdog

Financial watchdogs are warning investors and speculators to stay away from cryptocurrency CFDs over concerns about how easily money can be lost in trading. CFDs...

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