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John and Merryn talk stockmarket sentiment, profit warnings, and whether all the doom-mongers have it wrong on UK stocks; why many assets are on reasonable valuations right now; plus a little bit of Brexit and a tiny bit of Trump.

Matthew Jukes kicks off 2019's MoneyWeek wine club with a phenomenal collection of wintry reds from France, Spain and Italy.

Every bottle is a winner – prices range from just over £8 to over £22, but you can be assured that all will knock you out.

 

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Markets are starting to think that “no deal” Brexit is off the table – are they right?

Markets have perked up about Brexit. The evidence suggests they think we’re heading for a soft Brexit – or no Brexit at all. John Stepek looks at what’s going on.

Classic cars get second lives

Going electric is breathing new life into old motors, says Chris Carter.

The conditions are ripe for a spike in the price of this metal – here’s how to invest

Zinc is in short supply. And that could mean a big price rise. Dominic Frisby looks at the fundamentals, and picks some of the best ways to invest.

Index investing is revealing the flaws in our model of shareholder capitalism

Index investing – buying tracker funds – has revolutionised equity investing. But it’s not without its problems. John Stepek looks at how “semi-detached” share ownership can distort capitalism – and how to fix it.

China’s biggest problem is not Donald Trump – it’s a lot worse than that

China’s tension with the US is a problem. But the bigger problem, says John Stepek, is home grown: Xi Jinping backtracking on reform and tightening his grip on society.

Ignore all the Brexit hysteria and buy UK stocks

Brexit is looking increasingly like an over-hyped non-event. Even a no-deal Brexit would be no big deal. But it has made UK stocks very cheap. Here’s what to buy now.

The online banking bubble is ready to burst

Too much money is jostling for a space in online banking. That’s a recipe for disaster, says Matthew Lynn.

Is “car-mageddon” around the bend?

Britain’s car industry is being rocked by Brexit, held back by a global slowdown in sales, and is struggling to keep up with technological changes. Can it change gear? Simon Wilson reports.

The charts that matter: investors are still wary, but they’re no longer panicking

The good news is that the charts aren’t pointing to a recession just yet, but they’re not far off, says John Stepek. Here, he looks at the charts that matter most to investors.

Small businesses should shop around to cut costs

Small businesses need to keep an especially close eye on their outgoings, says David Prosser.

What does 2019 hold for UK house prices?

Last year, we finally saw some sanity returning to the UK property market, with house prices falling in real terms. John Stepek looks at what to expect this year.

Gold will keep gleaming in 2019

The past few months have been good for gold. And there is scope for further gains.

Retail revival

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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.