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This week, Merryn and John talk Donald Trump, the G7 and protectionism; also, Italy and the increasingly widespread desire to reboot civilisation; and does the "bloodbath on the high street" mean it's time to split up Amazon?

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Investors are flocking to “leveraged loans”. John Stepek explains what they are and why they could send markets into a downward spiral.

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The mismeasure of the economy

Policymakers are searching for solutions to problems that might well not exist, says Matthew Lynn.

The NHS at 70

Britain’s healthcare system increasingly resembles a state religion – it could do with more heretics than acolytes, says Simon Wilson.

The charts that matter: the global growth jitters

John Stepek examines how concerns over Chinese growth have affect the global economy’s most important charts.

Get ready for a US “wage explosion”

US inflation is rising fast. Wages have not kept pace – but it’s only matter of time. John Stepek explains what a “wage explosion” would mean for investors.

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Snap up cheap British stocks

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