Negative interest rates are closer than you think – not to mention a ban on paper money. John Stepek looks at how you can defend your wealth.
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One despised asset class that MoneyWeek has long been bullish on has done rather well. John Stepek explains why he’s sticking with gold miners.
Sweden’s Riksbank has pushed interest rates further into negative territory. How long is it before the rest of the world’s central banks follow suit? John Stepek explains what’s going on, and how it could affect you.
There’s been a lot for investors to worry about lately. Now it’s the banks’ turn to freak everyone out. John Stepek explains why, and how to protect your wealth.
A low oil price can only be good for growing the global economy in the long term, says John Stepek. Here, he explains why, and looks at a fund that’s well placed to profit.
The EU is on the brink of self-destruction, says John Stepek. There’s no point tinkering with it. Brexit is the chance for us to replace it with something better.
There’s no end to the ammunition available to central banks in the war on cash, says John Stepek. They could end up turning the whole system on its head.
The Bank of Japan’s introduction of negative interest rates proves that when it comes to central banks, there is no limit to their meddling. John Stepek looks at what the latest move means for the markets.
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The market is desperate for the world’s central banks to step in with more ‘stimulus’. Will they oblige? John Stepek looks at what’s likely to happen.