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Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Ukip MP Douglas Carswell about Greece, Europe, and how only the free market can fix our economic problems – centrally planned solutions always end in disaster.


Invest in the board for the workers

Worker ownership may sound like a revolutionary idea. But actually it’s a good way to boost capitalism – and returns for investors, says David Thornton.

Market fear and loathing

From oil to Chinese stocks, panic is spreading through the markets, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Emerging markets are battered by a perfect storm

Emerging-market assets were hammered this week, with the benchmark MSCI Emerging Markets index slipping to a two-year low.

Britain's economy gathers pace

The recovery quickened again in the second quarter after its slowdown in the first three months of the year.

What does Jeremy Corbyn stand for?

A radical left-wing fantasist or a champion of traditional Labour values? Mischa Frankl-Duval asks what the Labour party would look like under Jeremy Corbyn.

How George Osborne could kill off Britain’s buy-to-let business

Changes announced in the Summer Budget could be brewing up a storm in the buy-to-let market. Dominic Frisby explains what that means for house prices.

Simon Chinnery: how to survive retirement in a world of 'pensions freedom'

Merryn Somerset Webb talks to JP Morgan’s Simon Chinnery about the changes in the world of pensions investments, and how the financial industry and consumers must respond.


From ADRs to Z scores – all the terms you wish you understood, but were too embarrassed to ask about.

Risers & fallers


Worker ownership may sound like a revolutionary idea. But actually it's a good way to boost capitalism – and returns for investors, says David Thornton. Here, he reveals how to profit.

In this short video tutorial, Ed Bowsher runs through the nuts and bolts of opening a stocks and shares Isa, and gives you some investment ideas to consider.

When it comes to buying shares and funds, there are several investment platforms and brokers to choose from, with varying fees and charges. Find out which is best for you.

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T-bonds and Chinese stocks: we’re spoilt for choice

US T-bonds spread betting chart

John C Burford explains why things are about to get interesting in one of his favourite swing-trading markets – US Treasuries.


A beginner's guide to investing in gold

Everyone should have some gold in these torrid times. But how do you get hold of it? Here's the best place to get started.