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Monday 26 February at the Bremont Townhouse – a look at the future of exploration with Charley Boorman and Nick & Giles English, hosted by TheWeek.co.uk's online editor, Holden Frith. Champagne, canapes, and an exclusive sneak preview of the latest Bremont watch collection. Find out more here.

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Tycoons fold on old-economy assets

Some of the smartest business people around are dumping old-fashioned stocks – investors should too, says Matthew Lynn. Before it’s too late.

The end of the road for PFI

The private finance initiative (PFI) was supposed to save the taxpayer money and improve public services. It hasn’t – and many people want it scrapped. Ben Judge reports.

The charts that matter: the US dollar strikes back

Janet Yellen’s final meeting as Fed governor was more “hawkish” than expected. So investors got a little bit nervy. John Stepek looks at how that affected the charts that matter.

Neil Woodford is buying more AA shares – I’d suggest you don’t follow him

Since listing 2014, the AA has been a poor investment. It generates cash, but it’s swimming in debt and business is declining. So, asks John Stepek why is Neil Woodford buying?

Ramaphosa wields a new broom

Jacob Zuma’s inept and scandal-ridden presidency of South Africa finally limped to a close on 14 February when he stepped down. His successor, Cyril Ramaphosa has a very long to-do list.

What gold is telling us about the direction of interest rates

The price of gold is on the rise, gaining around 10% in the past two months, and almost 30% since early 2016.

Stocks bounce, but there’s trouble ahead

After the nasty slip-up earlier this month, equities bounced back strongly last week. Yet the source of all the fuss – the rise in US bond yields and signs of inflation returning – hasn’t gone away.

If you’d invested in: Just Eat and Dialight

Food delivery service Just Eat is growing nicely, while LED maker Dialight has suffered profit warnings.


Siezed by the state

The companies that won't survive in a changing world

Risers & fallers


Corbyn and McDonnell want to nationalise infrastructure without compensating investors. The collapse of Carillion has given them more ammunition. David Stevenson reports.
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.

Book reviews

What's on our bookshelf

Dawn of the New Everything, by Jaron Lanier
Jaron Lanier takes an optimistic look at virtual reality with this new book.
The Deals of Warren Buffett, by Glen Arnold
An analysis of Warren Buffett’s major deals and investments.
Harriman’s New Book of Investing Rules, edited by Christopher Parker
This single book distils the wisdom of dozens of famous investors.
Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don’t Matter, by Scott Adams
Scott Adams does a surprisingly good job of explaining his theories.

Hospitable, beautiful and awash with fascinating archaeological sites – Mexico has it all.
Wilier’s new take on its Cento10Air road bike is perfect for older, less flexible riders who nevertheless enjoy long rides.
This Riesling will cast a spell on your palate like nothing you have ever tasted before, says Matthew Jukes.
From a small co-housing community with land for farming in Nottinghamshire to a zero-carbon holiday retreat near Truro.