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Merryn and John talk about the EU customs union –  and why remaining in it is such a bad idea – and discuss some of the EU's other bad ideas, including the undiscussed and unpublicised nanny-tech in your car, and the trouble with the new copyright directive.

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How to find a bargain in the British market

Richard Penny of the FP CRUX UK Special Situations Fund chooses three top-quality stocks.

Why you need to own gold

All the talk of Modern Monetary Theory misses one key point, says Eoin Treacy. We’re already well down the road of printing money to fund government spending.

Trump’s next trade tit-for-tat

While the trade war between the US and China may now be settled in negotiations, a new trade dispute is looming over the global economy.

Chart of the week: Greece – a better credit risk than the US?

The yield on the five-year Greek government bond has slipped beneath its US counterpart. For a country that has borrowed too much since its foundation to be considered a better credit risk than Uncle Sam seems absurd.

Emerging markets bounce back

Last year emerging market stocks fell by nearly a quarter, says Marina Gerner. But in 2019 it has been a different story.

Stocks beat cash and bonds over the long term

Far more cash Isas are set up than stocks and shares Isas, says Marina Gerner. That’s odd given the higher returns from stocks in the long run.

The guest who outstayed his welcome

Fugitive Julian Assange sought refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy. His hosts soon tired of him.

Uber: pricey and unprofitable

The ride-hailing giant is gearing up for a flotation that will see it valued at $100bn. That looks very expensive. Matthew Partridge reports.

Properties for around £400,000

From a converted 19th-century Gothic chapel in Bowscar, Penrith, to a Grade-II listed house just yards from the beach in the conservation area of Deal, Kent.

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.

A new spring for Africa’s dictatorships

Sundanese dictator Omar al-Bashir became the second north African leader forced from office this month in the face of mass protests.

Has Brazil turned a corner?

The new divisive president has a mixed record so far. Matthew Partridge reports.

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