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Great frauds in history: Hannu Kailajärvi

Kailajärvi claimed to have discovered a way to make huge returns from foreign-currency trading. For a fee, investors could join the club.

The benefits of sitting tight with your savings

Agreeing to lock up your cash can boost the interest rate on your savings significantly. Ruth Jackson-Kirby reports.

Betting on politics: bets for the US presidency

Matthew Partridge weighs up the odds on the candidates for the Democratic Party nomination.

Investing in the world’s most valuable resource

A professional investor tells us where he’d put his money. This week: Louis Veilleux, Senior Investment Manager, Pictet Water fund.

Are we about to see an epic splurge of government spending?

Investors are worried that central banks are running out of ways to “stimulate” economic growth, writes John Stepek. Never mind – there’s always the government.

Howard Marks: there's sanity in stocks

Distressed debt investor and author Howard Marks thinks US stocks have further to run.

Five questions for: Sabine VanderLinden, Rainmaking

Rainmaking is a corporate innovation and venture development firm.

If this company manages to go public, it just has to mark the top of the market

Inverting yield curves and trade wars are all very worrying, says John Stepek. But nothing says “top of the market” like the stockmarket-listing of this company.

The yield curve finally inverts

The moment investors have been fearing arrived this week, says John Stepek. But what is a yield curve and why does it matter?

Uber hits the brakes

As competition and costs mount, will the ride-sharing app ever live up to its potential? Matthew Partridge reports.

Should we protect national champions?

Ever since the Thatcher era, Britain has been relaxed about the nationality of buyers of its industrial assets. But is that always wise? Alex Rankine reports.

Why German exports are falling

Project Fear failed to move us Brits, but it should really have put the wind up the Germans, says Matthew Lynn.

The charts that matter: the rush to safety

The now infamous yield curve inverted this week, and that’s sent investors running for cover. John Stepek looks at the charts that most most to investors to see how the markets have reacted.

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK’s financial pages.

Currency Corner: hard times are coming for emerging-market currencies

You know trouble is brewing for emerging-market currencies when everybody starts running for the US dollar, says Dominic Frisby.

How the shadow economy moves markets

Exchanges taking place under the official radar may seem harmless, but they can have big effects on the wider economy. Investors should pay attention, says Jonathan Compton.

Investors are in the grip of panic – don’t join them

With all that’s going on in the world, who could blame investors for losing their heads? Just remember to hold on to yours, says John Stepek – and stick to the plan.

Chart of the week: Argentina shocks investors (for a change)

Investors betting that Argentina had turned over a new leaf were given a nasty reminder of the country’s past this week.

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The best and worst performing stocks

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