There is trouble bubbling up in many sectors of the global economy, says Merryn Somerset Webb. There is only one way to prepare yourself for it: save more.
Employment levels are high and credit is loose – so why on earth aren’t prices rising, asks John Stepek.
With the number of contactless card transactions doubling last year, The UK is moving towards a cashless society. But that would make many small businesses much worse off.
Regarded as a daring investment all too recently, European stocks have become the flavour of the month. John Stepek suggests a better place to put your money.
In a fresh scandal to hit Shinzo Abe, the prime minister prepares to face the diet.
It has become fashionable to call for an end to austerity, but our public finances still look dangerously overstretched, as a report by the Office for Budget Responsibility made clear last week.
With the odds favouring Angela Merkel to win another term, Matthew Partridge sizes up a different betting opportunity.
The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index has slipped from May’s two-year peak in recent weeks. But investors shouldn’t worry. There is scope for further gains.
Costs mount as the government awards £6.6bn worth of contracts to build HS2.
This week in MoneyWeek: the investment trusts that consistently raise their dividends; how to avoid “lethal” stocks; and how to take equity out of your home.
The calls for a halt to Brexit are growing as the process of leaving the European Union gets bogged down.