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Merryn and John talk about the ECB's latest bout of money-printing; bond yields; WeWork's cancelled listing; private equity euphoria and the shrinking of public markets; and the incredible yields on profitable but unpopular oil stocks.

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Money Minute Friday 20 September: German producer prices and eurozone consumer confidence

In Friday’s Money Minute we have the latest figures on producer price inflation for Germany, and the latest consumer confidence data for the eurozone.


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The future of vaping – the "healthier cigarette"

A health scare has thrown doubt on the future of the industry catering for the growing numbers of “vapers”. Has Big Tobacco’s corporate strategy just gone up in smoke?

T Boone Pickens: the maverick who shook up Big Oil

T Boone Pickens, who died recently aged 91, was a shareholder activist before it was cool and made billions of dollars in the oil trade before becoming an unlikely proponent of green energy.

Currency Corner: is it comeback time for the pound?

Everyone knows the pound is undervalued, says Dominic Frisby. But once Brexit is sorted, it will rally. And we are looking down the barrel of that now.

Can you buy performance art?

You might have thought performance art was a fleeting experience that could not be bought. Turns out that’s not true. Chris Carter looks at what you can get for your cash.

How to cope with a market that feels extremely fragile

The world feels very fragile at the moment. As though a lot of things could go wrong. But there is still plenty to be bullish about, says John Stepek. Here’s how you as an investor should tackle things.

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.

Three of the best new powerboats

The Southampton International Boat Show is an extravaganza for yachting and powerboat enthusiasts.

Two ground-breaking South African creations

2018 Jessica Saurwein Chi Riesling
An invigorating dry riesling that’s a citrus lightning strike on your senses, and a one of South Africa’s most refined and floral pinots.

All aboard for a yachting adventure

Chris Carter rounds up three of the best boating holidays

Properties for around £800,000

From a Georgian townhouse in Deal, Kent, to a contemporary barn conversion in Devon, with panoramic views over the surrounding countryside, eight of the best properties for around £800,000.

Can Johnson secure a Brexit deal?

Boris Johnson could secure a Brexit deal. But the details had better be forthcoming soon. 

The battle for the London Stock Exchange

The Hong Kong stockmarket is muscling in on a tie-up between the London Stock Exchange and data provider Refinitiv. It is set to fail, says Matthew Partridge.

WeWork on go-slow as IPO delayed

Th delay of its planned initial public offering (IPO) is a setback for office rental company WeWork.

Why Modi’s magic now looks like an illusion for investors in India

Investors are losing confidence in India’s prime minister and his promise of further reforms. The country’s potential remains intact, but be prepared for some short-term bumps, says Cris Sholto Heaton.

Why the demise of public markets should have you worried

Too many companies are either not listing or going private, says Merryn Somerset Webb. That diverts the returns to the few, not the many.

How the shock of the Saudi attack will linger over the oil market

The drone strike on Saudi oil facilities proves that the global oil supply chain is vulnerable to attack. Markets must start to price a bigger risk premium into oil.

Low unemployment, solid growth, steady inflation – of course the US needs an interest-rate cut

Against an economic background more traditionally associated with interest rate rises, the US central bank has just cut rates. John Stepek explains what’s going on at the Fed.

Five questions for: Tobias Kormind, co-founder of 77Diamonds.com

77Diamonds.com is an online diamond jeweller that designs and crafts fine jewellery and sells it directly to clients.

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Oil shock

What it means for the world economy

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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.