Not only has Theresa May spelt out what Brexit means, we’re beginning to see a little more clarity in America too, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Articles written by Merryn Somerset Webb
Since the financial crisis, the incomes of the poorest fifth of households in the UK has risen by over 13% in real terms and that of the best paid fifth has fallen 3.4%.
A lot of people worry that central banks and governments will ban cash. But they may not need to, says Merryn Somerset Webb. We might just decide to do without it.
Most FTSE 100 companies could clear their pension deficits in under two years if they diverted all dividend payments to their pension funds instead. Should they?
For anyone investing in or building property today, Birmingham is clearly a better place to be doing it than London, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Alliance is finally doing what it should have been doing for the last 20 years – offering low-cost, high-conviction and well diversified investment for the masses.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to investor Mark Slater about how he consistently finds good, growing companies without spending a fortune.
The problem in the UK housing market is not a shortage of housing but a surplus of speculation called by very low interest rates. Solve that, says Merryn Somerset Webb, and you solve the “housing crisis”.
The systems that enable top executives to take home multimillion-pound paypackets need changing, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Shareholders need to take back control of their companies.
The key to identifying a great company? Wrap up your research before you meet the managers, Mark Slater tells Merryn Somerset Webb.