Politicians can no more boost the economy at will than tourism officials can make the sun shine, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Articles written by Merryn Somerset Webb
If Janet Yellen is serious about addressing income inequality in America, she should start with the taper, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Slashing inheritance tax would come with two significant benefits, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The recent changes to the pension rules could mean defined contribution pensions become more attractive than the public sector’s traditional final salary schemes, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Check your financial products to make sure you’re not paying for all sorts of things you’re not getting, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The fall in the price of oil should add a double dose of stimulus to Japan’s economy, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Thanks to changes in the pensions rules, you’ll soon be able to pass your pension fund directly to your heirs. Merryn Somerset Webb explains.
Japan is far from an economic wasteland. But one simple improvement could make it a whole lot more dynamic, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
People say that the last thing the West wants is to end up in a Japan-like deflationary spiral. But it would be better than some of the alternatives, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Commodities are looking cheap at the moment. But beware. China’s weak growth spells more trouble ahead, says Merryn Somerset Webb.