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Paul Hodges: UK house prices could fall 50% in global 'Great Unwinding'

Merryn Somerset Webb interviews Paul Hodges about the global economy’s ‘Great Unwinding’, and how Britain’s house prices could halve.

Today’s game changer: IMF cuts economic forecast

The International Monetary Fund has cut its global economic forecasts for 2015 and 2016. Mischa Frankl-Duval looks at what that means.

The best weapons to end terrorism

Should Western governments battling extremism take a leaf out of Norway’s book? Emily Hohler reports.

Copper and oil are just the beginning – expect more money printing soon

The sliding prices of copper and oil are no surprise. And unless central banks provide more stimulus, the price of every other asset class will fall too. John Stepek explains why.

Jargon-watch: 'lowflation'

Falling prices the world over have given rise to a new word: ‘lowflation’. But what on earth does it mean? Mischa Frankl-Duval explains.

The market is freaking out about crashing oil prices – here’s why

Markets across the globe are tanking as the oil price slides further. But aren’t falling oil prices a good thing? John Stepek explains why that’s not always the case.

Why the West is losing the cyber-war

The hack against Sony is the latest lost battle in the war in cyberspace. Emily Hohler reports.

The year’s nice surprises

2014 has been full of financial surprises – some more welcome than others, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Ignore analysts’ forecasts for 2015

It’s that time of year again when pundits make their predictions for the coming 12 months. And all of them are useless.

The US legal system should scare investors more than North Korea

Forget North Korea and Kim Jong Un. The biggest problem for Sony is the US legal system, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

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