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What is deflation and what does it mean for you?


Inflation has turned negative, falling to -0.1% in April. In this video, Ed Bowsher explains how deflation will affect you. Watch out for the latest issue of MoneyWeek magazine for more.

Pensions Freedom Day: How the changes to pension rules affect you

The UK's revolutionary new pension rules came into force on 6 April. In this video, our editor-in-chief Merryn Somerset Webb talks you through the basics.

29 May 1660: Charles II restored to the throne  


While Charles II was formally proclaimed King by parliament in April, he only reached London on this day in 1660.




Fifa: foul play clean up kicks off

The governing body of the world’s most popular sport, Fifa, has been rocked by criminal charges on both sides of the Atlantic.

Charter Communications's cable cowboy adds to his empire

Cable TV group Charter Communications has agreed to buy its rival Time Warner Cable and create the second-biggest cable firm in the US.

Greece: still no sign of a deal

There have been few signs Greece will secure a deal with its creditors to unlock €7bn of rescue package funds by the end of May.

$177m for this?! Why Fifa’s sponsors might be feeling short-changed

It’s not been a good week for Fifa’s sponsors. Natalie Stanton looks at each one, and finds out what they’ve been saying about the latest revelations.

Pressure’s mounting – the pound could be set to shoot up

John C Burford turns to Elliott wave theory to explain why the pound is on the verge of a sharp move up against the dollar.

Here’s why investors need to pay attention to the environment

As emerging countries get richer, they are increasingly demanding a cleaner world. That, as John Stepek explains, is creating opportunities for investors.

Dominic is wrong – the time is ripe for digital gold

James Turk, founder of GoldMoney (recently acquired by BitGold), responds to Dominic Frisby’s take on BitGold.

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How to invest in a stocks and shares Isa

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.


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Pressure’s mounting – the pound could be set to shoot up

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John C Burford turns to Elliott wave theory to explain why the pound is on the verge of a sharp move up against the dollar.


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How to buy and sell penny shares

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