MoneyWeek TV: Inflation, emerging markets, and protecting your wealth

Merryn Somerset Webb and John Stepek discuss inflation, wages, and emerging markets. And Guy Fraser-Sampson, senior fellow at Cass Business School and author of The Mess We’re In, gives his view on the markets, and how retail investors can protect themselves in periods of uncertainty.

Read more on some of the subjects mentioned in this week’s programme:

Where to place your bets in the rise of a new trade superpower
You’ll hate the idea of investing here – that’s why you should buy

  • kingfisher

    Good show.

    Which property REITs are the best choice for consideration, also the risk rating against them?.

  • Boris MacDonut

    The main factors that lead to growth are: women being liberated from childbirth (fewer children) and thus able to go to work, a better educated workforce, net inward migration and less wealth inequality. On the latter ,the best way forward would indeed be the suggested $15 an hour (or for the UK £9) minimum wage.

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

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


28 January 1896: The world's first speeding ticket

119 years ago today, motorist Walter Arnold was caught tearing through Paddock Wood in Kent at a hair-raising 8mph, and became the first driver in the world to receive a speeding ticket.