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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.

Halting the free movement of people will mean the death of the EU

Europe’s inability to cope with the migrant crisis could mean the closure of internal borders. And without the free movement of people, the EU is doomed.

My gut is telling me that this is a bear market

Is this a bear market or a bull market? You can make the case either way, says Dominic Frisby. But all his instincts say it’s a bear. Here’s why.

Markets: FTSE 100 closes higher

The FTSE 100 halted its decline yesterday, climbing 0.4% to close at 6,083.

Price discovery, the natural rate of interest and the price of money

Central banks claim to set interest rates for the benefit of all. But the way they manipulate the price of money is hurting all but a very small elite.

Is this the end for the tip?

Nothing divides the British and the Americans more than our attitudes to tipping.

Markets now are a trader’s paradise

The huge surge volatility has made markets a trader’s paradise. John C Burford. Explains how he’s been playing things.

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

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Markets now are a trader’s paradise

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The huge surge volatility has made markets a trader’s paradise. John C Burford. Explains how he’s been playing things.

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.