Sterling’s fall will bring many of the things we’ve wanted for ages, says Merryn Somerset Webb: rising interest rates, a little inflation, stockmarket gains and a rebalancing of the economy.
Articles written by Merryn Somerset Webb
With the other common way out of financial crises being war, inflation is the least worst solution to our massive debt problem, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to value investor Charles Heenan of Kennox Asset Management about his investment strategy – and the financial benefits of doing nothing for long periods of time.
The secret of success? Stick to what works, buy cheap, hold out for quality and – above all – bide your time, Charles Heenan tells Merryn Somerset Webb.
Sterling’s slide is a scary bout of volatility with a very silver lining for Britain, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Many people worry that the financial services industry will flee London when the UK leaves the EU. But there isn’t a city in the world that can offer what London does, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Young people have better things to do with their money then save for a pension, says Merryn Somerset Webb. The government should help those who really need it.
Big corporations have enjoyed huge advantages over the years with globalisation, cheap debt and cheap labour. But not for much longer. Governments now have them firmly in their sights.
Investment trusts are cheap for a reason – but not one that should stop us snapping them up. Merryn Somerset Webb talks to fund manager Nick Greenwood.
Whether you think the falling pound is good or bad, it proves you need to take control of your finance now more than ever, says Merryn Somerset Webb.