The rise in the oil price to $70 per barrel represents a major turning point for the oil sector. Shares explains what it means for companies like BP and Royal Dutch Shell, plus why it could be good news for the supply chain and many popular income funds.

Something’s just happened with US Treasury yields to suggest a potential correction in the US stock market is looming. The new issue of Shares explains what’s going on.

Also in this week’s digital magazine: why many funds cost more than you thought; a step-by-step guide to rights issues; and a look at how the Sandwich Generation is coping with financial pressures.