Negative interest rates are closer than you think – not to mention a ban on paper money. John Stepek looks at how you can defend your wealth.
One despised asset class that MoneyWeek has long been bullish on has done rather well. John Stepek explains why he’s sticking with gold miners.
Investors treating shares like bonds makes it much harder for companies to cut dividends – another unintended consequence of bad monetary policy.
Sweden’s Riksbank has pushed interest rates further into negative territory. How long is it before the rest of the world’s central banks follow suit? John Stepek explains what’s going on, and how it could affect you.
On this day in 1990, Nelson Mandela was released from prison after 26 years, as South Africa began the process of dismantling apartheid.
Gold stocks have had a tremendous month, with some up by 50%. Physical gold is up, too. Dominic Frisby looks at what the future might hold.
Britain upped the stakes in naval warfare when it launched the era-defining HMS Dreadnought on this day in 1906 – by far the most powerful ship of its day.
There’s been a lot for investors to worry about lately. Now it’s the banks’ turn to freak everyone out. John Stepek explains why, and how to protect your wealth.
Officially an astronaut with Nasa, Lincolnshire-born Dr Michael Foale became the first Briton to perform a spacewalk as part of the STS-63 Space Shuttle mission, on this day in 1995.
Negative interest rates. A ban on large-denomination notes. If you know anything about central bankers, you’ll know what’s coming next, says Merryn Somerset Webb: capital controls.
Central banks are operating a monetary ‘deterrence’ strategy, where the threat of action is enough to move markets. But eventually, you have to follow through. That’s when things get messy.
On this day in 1971, America’s “National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations” – or Nasdaq – began trading.
Negative interest rates are fast becoming established as a central bank tool. Matthew Lynn looks at the three triggers that could see interest rates going negative here.
A state fund transferring a $681m donation to the PM’s account, dissenting ministers sacked and $4bn misappropriated – Malaysian democracy is under threat, says Simon Wilson.
Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s our monthly take on the major asset classes.
The world’s central banks are rushing to impose negative interest rates. But with negative rates will come social disaster, says James Lewisohn.
From a Grade I-listed Elizabethan hall in Norfolk to a 19th-century castle set in 40 acres of grounds in France.
Boats are a lot of trouble. But there’s always something romantic about owning one.
Dealmaker Amanda Staveley was instrumental in helping to get Barclays out of its funding hole. But now she wants her share of the cash.
Charlie Morris of the Fleet Street Letter gives his take on where these three currencies are heading to next.