George Osborne has used sentimentality to distract us from a rise in the inheritance tax allowance, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Articles written by Merryn Somerset Webb
The age of the annuity is over. It’s time to take responsibility for your own future. Merryn Somerset Webb talks to JP Morgan’s Simon Chinnery.
From oil to Chinese stocks, panic is spreading through the markets, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to JP Morgan’s Simon Chinnery about the changes in the world of pensions investments, and how the financial industry and consumers must respond.
Proposed new rules to make public who owns what in London could flush out a lot of dirty money. And that could put a dent in sky-high London property prices, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Short-termism is damaging growth and productivity. Good news, then, that Hillary Clinton wants to do something about it. But her plan doesn’t go far enough, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Alarm bells should be ringing for buy-to-let investors, says Merryn Somerset Webb. It won’t take much to tip the market over, dotcom-style.
George Osborne’s recent policy moves suggest he’s keen to see that slide continue, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The price of gold is falling, and that’s just fine for two good reasons. Merryn Somerset Webb explains.
Let a thousand currencies bloom – competition will resolve problems that frustrate the planners. Ukip’s only MP, Douglas Carswell, talks to Merryn Somerset Webb.