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The great restaurant crunch

Big high-street names in the casual-dining sector have closed their doors to customers. Seems they gorged themselves too much in the good times and are now having to fast, says Simon Wilson.

The charts that matter: Amazon’s unstoppable rise

Tech giant Amazon continues its march higher, with seemingly nobody concerned about any downside. John Stepek looks at this, and the rest of the charts that matter this week.

Central bankers won’t tell you – but they’d like inflation to be higher

There are two ways to destroy the debt burden the world is still struggling under – deflation or inflation. John Stepek explains why inflation is the lesser of two evils.

The world’s greatest investors: Hugh Young

Effective companies are about people working well together, says Hugo Young, manager of the Aberdeen Global Asia Pacific Equity Fund.

If you’d invested in: TUI Group and BAT

In December, it revealed an 11.7% rise in annual turnover to €18.5bn, as well as 12% growth in underlying earnings to €1.1bn.

Jerome Powell: Trump’s annoyingly normal Fed chair

Jerome Powell is the first Federal Reserve chair in over four decades without an economics degree, but he has already demonstrated his ability to learn on the job. Jane Lewis reports.

Three ways to share in India’s success story

Cash is increasingly finding its way into Indian equities. Professional investor David Cornell tips three stocks with which to cash in.

Short the S&P 500 – again

Belief in the bull is overdone: investors should prepare for the coming correction, says Matthew Partridge.

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Risers & fallers

From ADRs to Z scores – all the financial terms you wish you understood, but were too embarrassed to ask about.
There are many ways of buying in to the bitcoin boom. Dominic Frisby looks at the most common, and explains exactly how to buy bitcoins in the UK.
A simple, easy to manage portfolio of six of the best investment trusts, selected by Merryn Somerset Webb, offering defensiveness, stability, exposure to growth, and some income.
Everyone should have some gold in these torrid times. But how do you get hold of it? Here's the best place to get started.

Book reviews

What's on our bookshelf

Skin in the Game, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Why you should only listen to those with their own money invested.
Deep Value Investing, by Jeroen Bos
A guide to value investing that is worth every penny.
The Edge of Chaos, by Dambisa Moyo
A controversial look at the problems of democracy.
12 Rules for Life, by Jordan Peterson
A guide for life that refuses to bow to political correctness.

Appreciating the spring is something of an art form in Japan. Chris Carter tracks down the best displays.
Carv's smart technology in your ski-boot insole can help with your skiing technique, says Sarah Moore.
The excellent team at Swig manage to unearth fascinating wines from all over the world, says Matthew Jukes. These are no exception.
From a 15th-century, Grade II-listed thatched cottage in West Berkshire to a studio flat with a balcony at the television centre in White City, London.