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John and Merryn look at the crazy deal that could mark the top of the market and how to adjust your portfolio – making some very bold and specific predictions on the way; plus our fast-rising life expectancy and what that means for you, your wealth and society.

 
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Britain’s wages are rising – and about time too

Wages in Britain have been low for a long time. But they’re finally on the rise. That’s good for workers, good for productivity and good for our public finances.

Apple’s fall is just a symptom – here’s what’s really troubling the market

Apple’s share price fell sharply yesterday. It’s the sort of news that the market would have shrugged off in the past. But not any more. John Stepek explains why.

Public markets are dying – the future is private

The number of companies listed on public stockmarkets is falling, while private equity is on the rise. Matthew Partridge talks to Helen Steer of PE house Pantheon about the sector’s advantages.

I can’t see why you’d ever use an active fund to invest in big US stocks

Many investors believe active fund managers prove their worth when markets fall. But, as October’s mini-crash shows, that’s not true. Here’s what you should know before picking an active or a passive fund.

We need to completely rethink the way we approach ageing

Our lifespans are increasing rapidly. But not a single sector of society is ready for a world in which we routinely live to a hundred.

“Prefabs” make a more stylish return

Britain’s housing market is broken and in need of fixing, says PM Theresa May. Good news, then, that the sector is facing an “Uber moment”, says Simon Wilson.

The shaming culture has gone too far

Publicly naming people behind with their taxes can work wonders – but it has its limits, says Matthew Lynn.

The charts that matter: zooming in on oil

The oil price has crashed back down to earth recently. John Stepek emaines why, and explains what it means for the global economy.

Is China’s massive bear market a buying opportunity?

Since their 2018 high, Chinese stocks have lost a third of their value. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the fall, and asks if it’s time to buy.

Chart of the week: Australia, the wonder down under

Australia has enjoyed around 27 years of uninterrupted growth – a record for a developed country. But how much longer can the “wonder down under” last?

Incredible India

Narendra Modi leads the charge

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