The FTSE 100 would have to hit 10,000 to reach any meaningful new high, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Clearly, that’s some way off.
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We don’t have a housing shortage in the UK, we just don’t have enough of the right houses in the right plaes, says Merryn somerset Webb.
Pensioners are getting a pretty good deal out of the rest of us, says Merryn Somerset Webb. It may be time to cut back a bit.
Wages are rising, and not because of high inflation. Companies are volunteering to pay their staff more. That’s exactly the way economies are supposed to work, says Merryn Somerset Webb
Flexible pensions are tempting. But if you’re lucky enough to have a defined benefits pension, stick with it, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Has ‘free’ banking had its day? Merryn Somerset Webb investigates, and looks at the best bank accounts for those willing to pay.
Narratives, not reason, drive our investment decisions. Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Nobel Prize-winner Robert Shiller.
Politicians shouldn’t knock business leaders, says Merryn Somerset Webb. We all need them to be successful.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Yale professor and Nobel Prize winner Robert Shiller about bonds, and how the power of ‘stories’ drives the global economy and creates financial bubbles.
It’s not that companies don’t want to pay their employees more, says Merryn Somerset Webb. They’re too busy plugging holes in their pension schemes.