Economy

Held to ransom by the hackers

The cyber threat goes beyond hijacking computers. It’s about economics, politics, power and even human psychology. Simon Wilson looks at how we can protect ourselves.

Power to the people

What May's "Red Tory" manifesto means for you

  • When money's too important to leave to Mammon

The world’s greatest investors: Bill Nygren

Nygren is a value investor who looks for companies that he thinks are trading below what he considers to be their intrinsic value.

Petrol cars still rule the road

Diesel cars have come a long way and electric vehicles show promise. But James Lewisohn is sticking with petrol cars – at least for now.

Rail nationalisation would be a disaster

Those who want to bring back British Rail have forgotten how much of a disaster it was, says Max King.

Which party is best for SMEs?

David Prosser looks at what the party manifestos hold in store for smaller businesses.

No quick fix for the pensions triple lock

The “triple lock” state pension promise has become a key election battleground, with the Conservative Party manifesto suggesting it should be downgraded.

The X-Factor for startups

London’s Entrepreneur First creates new businesses in the capital. But not everybody makes the cut.

Trump sets an audacious target

The US president’s approach to brokering peace between Israel and Palestine is the “latest iteration of his classic deal-making style”.

This week in MoneyWeek: Red Theresa’s manifesto

This week in MoneyWeek: What the “Red Tory” manifesto means for you; play the current account circuit; and what would Jesus buy?

Betting on politics: Trump's impeachment

Political betting guru Matthew Partridge weighs up the odds on US president Donald Trump leaving the White House early.

Spain suffers its own “populist moment”

The Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) has re-elected Pedro Sánchez as leader with 50% of the votes.

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