Human brain, robot brawn

Don't fear the robotic revolution, says Nick O'Connor. When you combine human sensitivity with robot brawn, there's no limit to what we can achieve.

News and Charts

Merryn Somerset Webb talks to economist and author Professor Steve Keen about Brexit, GDP and People's QE, and how cancelling debt could avert the next financial crisis.

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Our tourism industry has been and remains badly neglected by the government – but the fall in the pound means that it will boom regardless, says Jonathan Compton.
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Nut lovers beware. We are facing a cashew supply crunch. Unusually hot and dry weather, a result of the El Niño phenomenon, has reduced crops in Vietnam and west Africa.

Book reviews

What's on our bookshelf

The Intelligent Investor, by Benjamin Graham
This is the book that no investor should be without
Concentrated Investing, by Allen Benello, Michael van Biema and Tobias Carlisle
An original approach to both value investing and diversification
The Defensive Value Investor, by John Kingham
An accessible and engaging guide for any stock-picking private investor
Postcapitalism: A Guide To Our Future, by Paul Mason
A thought-provoking work on capitalism, whether you agree with him or not

Sorry Nicola Sturgeon, the revenue numbers do matter

The latest government expenditure and revenue statistics (GERS) paint a grim picture for Scotland, says Merryn Somerset Webb – and Nicola Sturgeon knows it.

The new church collection box? It's got to be contactless

The death of cash is bad for all sorts of reasons. But when it comes to church collections, it might not be the end of the world, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Re-engineering the world through your DNA

Gene-editing has the power to completely revolutionise medicine. As Nick O’Connor explains, it could be the most exciting story this century.

Want to end the gender pay gap? Stop women having babies

A new report has backed up the uncomfortable truth, says Merryn Somerset Webb – to end the gender pay gap you have to alter biology.

The graduate tax masquerading as student loans

Student loans have all the hallmarks of really being a graduate tax in disguise, says Merryn Somerset Webb. That’s not a good thing.

Human brain, robot brawn

Don’t fear the robotic revolution, says Nick O’Connor. When you combine human sensitivity with robot brawn, there’s no limit to what we can achieve.

Why we need to give bonuses to Olympians, but not to fund managers

Give athletes funding and they will go after glory. But when it comes to fund managers, says Merryn Somerset Webb, it gets a little more complicated.

Risers & fallers

What is financial martial law? could it be imposed in the UK?

Financial martial law is coming to Britain, says Tim Price. And it's a direct threat to your freedom.

Three tech stocks to watch in 2016

Read our free investing report to find out how you can take advantage of the technological revolution.

London’s Pending Property Crash

Collect your free report and find out how to profit from London’s imminent property price slump.