Politicians can no more boost the economy at will than tourism officials can make the sun shine, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
When it comes to investments, optimism is usually a better philosophy than pessimism, says David Thornton. Here, he explains why.
Letting savers migrate from final salary pension schemes to defined contribution schemes – where they can get their hands on the money early – is incredibly short-sighted, says Bengt Saelensminde.
Robots in the workplace won’t cause mass unemployment. On the contrary, says Matthew Lynn – they’ll create whole new industries.
Nigel Farage’s Ukip has continued to gain momentum after the party recently won its first MP. Emily Hohler reports.
The lacklustre rise in prices could persuade the Bank of England to put off hiking interest rates.
There’s only one winner when it comes to investing in property, says Bengt Saelensminde – and it’s not the buyer.
The government is facing a huge challenge to plug the widening hole in the NHS budget. Emily Hohler reports.
Rising wages has helped keep the recovery on track despite a manufacturing slowdown.
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg won plaudits at the party conference over his plans for tax reform.