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Natural gas prices have slipped by a quarter in weeks after one of the warmest winters on record, which has dented demand in the short-term.
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British universities are teaming up with venture capitalists to create world-beating firms. Back the winners before they leave the lab to make big gains, says Matthew Partridge.

Book reviews

What's on our bookshelf

Who Lost Russia? by Peter Conradi
A refreshing, polemic-free view of Russia
Utopia For Realists, by Rutger Bregman
Going against the political tide
A Man For All Markets, by Edward Thorp
An entertaining read for those who want to beat the markets
Theresa May: The Enigmatic Prime Minister, by Rosa Prince
Impressive, yet uninspiring induction to the world of Theresa May


How to invest your kids’ pocket money

Dominic Frisby picks the best place to lock away some cash for his children’s future.

Bad news for markets – Trump isn’t in charge

The US stockmarket has already priced in Donald Trump’s fiscal stimulus plans. But he’s going to have trouble delivering, says John Stepek. And that could send stocks tumbling.

Stocks are expensive – but they won’t stay expensive

Developed-world stocks are overpriced on pretty much every valuation indicator there is, says Merryn Somerset Webb. What will trigger a change?

A different take on EU food policy

EU farm subsidies a controversial. But it’s not just Europe that subsidises its agriculture, as Matthew Partridge found out when he spoke to a UK sugar manufacturer.

The crisis in internet advertising

Big names pulled the plug on online advertising when they realised their ads were appearing next to jihadist preachers. That’s a problem for media giant Google, says Simon Wilson.

Uber would be better off listed

Taxi-hailing app Uber is running into all sorts of trouble, says Matthew Lynn. Listing on the stock market will give it the discipline it needs.

The end of an era for hedge funds

More than 1,000 hedge funds shut down last year – the most since the financial crisis. There are now fewer funds around than at any time since 2013. What’s going on?


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