Do you have an idea as to how much money you can realistically make from investing? The new issue of Shares analyses the historical performance of stocks, bonds and cash over different time periods to see the difference in returns.

Also this week: Discover what’s behind the FTSE 100’s big comeback; learn why it can be dangerous to ignore dividend growth rates; and read the bull and bear case for retailer Next.

The digital magazine examines what’s gone wrong at Woodford Patient Capital. It explains how a certain investment trust has a really smart method of picking stocks. And Direct Line, Rolls-Royce, Ibstock and Games Workshop are among the shares being analysed.