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Where should you put your money in 2014?

The secret to getting your money to bounce like hot potatoes between different investments

By Merryn Somerset Webb  

Everyone who invested in the stock market made money last year. It was almost impossible not to. US equities rose. UK equities rose. European equities rose. Even Japanese equities—which pretty much everyone in the market had long given up on—rose. If you held a bog standard portfolio of developed market equities you would have had to do something deeply dumb to end up making less than 20 per cent on the year. That was nice.

Will the same happen this year? It’s almost impossible to find anyone who thinks it won’t. Ask an analyst and he or she will tell…

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