Bearbull on the American dream, the unreliable pound & are diamonds the real deal?

This week Mr Bearbull wonders if he has stumbled upon a hidden growth stock in a search for high yielders within the S&P 500 index of leading US companies. Click here to read his latest column.

Chris Dillow points out that the FTSE 100 has recently tended to rise when sterling falls, but with exchange rates unpredictable should we really base our asset allocation decisions upon forecasts for them? Click here to find out.

And this week's sector focus delves into the world of diamonds. Once a girl's best friend, but with Anglo American-owned industry leader De Beers launching a new fashion brand that will produce laboratory-grown diamonds, are the shares of producers the real deal? Alex Newman reports.

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