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Merryn Somerset Webb talks to economist and author Bernard Connolly about how the EU is a protectionist superstate with its roots in the economic relationship between Vichy France and Nazi Germany.

For his February selections, Matthew Jukes picks six great value Burgundies from top-flight specialist Haynes Hanson & Clark. Three whites from 2017 and three older, more mellow reds; all drinking now.

Pick up a mixed case to taste them, then buy a case of your favourites!

 

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Chart of the week: Palladium – the most precious metal of all?

The price of palladium has hit a new record of $1,495 per ounce. Last year it overtook the gold price, and it is also more highly valued than its sister metal, platinum.

What the end of quantitative tightening means for markets

The US central bank has caved in to the markets and made a U-turn on tightening monetary policy. John Stepek looks at what it means for investors.

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.

The bumper market for collectable comics

Superhero fans have grown up and have money to spend on collectable comics. Chris Carter reports.

Bullitt Mustang: Ford's filthy hot rod

The Ford Mustang, America’s classic muscle car, is still bad to the bone. Sarah Moore reports

Don’t judge this spectacular champers by its label

2002 Lanson
This tour de force from Lanson proves one should keep an open mind and not rely on labels for instruction.

Get lost together on a walking holiday in the country

A walking holiday will banish the winter blues and put a spring in your step. Chris Carter reports.

Properties for sale for around £1m

From a Victorian townhouse in Warwickshire, to  an apartment close to London’s popular Borough Market, eight of the best properties for around £1m.

Buy into Japan’s big bounce back

Growth in Japan, the world’s third-largest economy after the US and China, rebounded strongly in the fourth quarter thanks to solid spending by households and businesses.

The US economic downturn: it’s only a matter of time

With the US economy facing headwinds, from trade wars to slowing global growth, talk of a recession is picking up.

Betting on politics: the Newport West by-election

The Independent Group is hogging the headlines, says Matthew Partridge. But for punters, the Newport West by-election offers a better bet.

Honda closes factory – is Brexit to blame?

Brexit and global manufacturing trends are proving to be a double whammy for car factory workers in Britain.

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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.

 

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