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Daily Financial Advice from Money Morning

Why you should be wary of unicorns

As unicorn companies are floated on the stock market, we'll see which are the real businesses – and which are the dead horses, says Matthew Lynn.
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The charts that matter: it’s all about inflation now

Prices are rising in the US, and so far markets have taken it all in their stride, says John Stepek. The assumption is that the Fed won't be making any sudden moves.
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A warning to us all – anyone can fall for investment scams

If you think you can’t be conned, think again. Even experienced, sophisticated investors fall for investment scams. Here, John Stepek relates one reader’s tale as a warning to others.
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How investors can spot the next Carillion

The debt figure published in a company's annual report does not tell the full story. Phil Oakley shows you how to dig deeper – and avoid investment disaster.
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