A number of economists have made the case for why investors should shun gold. They are all dead wrong, says Jim Rickards.
If central bankers push interest rates any lower, they risk undermining the social order upon which the capitalist system rests, says Ed Chancellor.
The more we depend on smart devices and wireless technology, the more cybercrime will rise – but so too will the profits of firms thwarting the criminals, says Matthew Partridge.
Markets are watching US and Japanese central banks this week as they decide where to take monetary policy next. Here’s what might happen, and how it could affect you.
Despite there being so many global problems, don’t discount this stockmarket rally becoming the longest ever, says Matthew Lynn.
Brexit was for the best, but Britain is still the “walking dead of debt”. There’s a simple solution, Steve Keen tells Merryn Somerset Webb…
Markets exist to allocate capital efficiently. But central banks have turned them into casinos, with investors chasing anything that offers a positive yield. That’s bad for capitalism, says John Stepek.
Central banks around the world are about to take monetary policy to the next level. Investors need to be ready, says John Stepek.
With the Brexit vote behind us, we need to put our differences to one side, says Dr Peter Frankopan. It’s time to start thinking seriously about the future.
As people across the globe vote for governments to “do something”, responsibility for money printing will move from central bankers into the hands of politicians.
Every time a customer uses companies such as Google, Amazon, or Uber, a small cut of local wealth and power gets transferred to Silicon Valley, says Dominic Frisby.