Stock market crash? This time it’s (slightly) different
New York Stock Exchange
Stockmarkets

Stock market crash? This time it’s (slightly) different

The bears expecting a stock market crash have got it wrong, says Max King.
30 Nov 2022
Why there is still life in the energy bull market
Galapagos wind turbines
Energy

Why there is still life in the energy bull market

A green power initiative on the Galapagos Islands demonstrates how the renewable energy transition will need to be supported by fossil fuels for some …
4 Nov 2022
The strong dollar leaves UK property looking cheap
London office buildings
Property

The strong dollar leaves UK property looking cheap

UK property looks cheap for international investors, says Dominic Frisby.
21 Oct 2022
The “plan for growth”: what Truss and Kwarteng got right
Kwasi Kwarteng
UK Economy

The “plan for growth”: what Truss and Kwarteng got right

The Tories’ “plan for growth” has got off to a bad start, but their reforms can still transform Britain
8 Oct 2022
Why UK firms should start buying French companies
Fashion model
UK stockmarkets

Why UK firms should start buying French companies

The French are on a buying spree, snapping up British companies. We should turn the tables, says Matthew Lynn, and start buying French companies. Here…
28 Sep 2022
There is light at the end of the tunnel for investors
Sponsored

There is light at the end of the tunnel for investors

Investors are gloomy. But it’s not all bad, says Max King – the mood could be about to shift. You just need to hold your nerve for a little while long…
27 Sep 2022
Beating inflation takes more luck than skill – but are we about to get lucky?
Inflation

Beating inflation takes more luck than skill – but are we about to get lucky?

The US Federal Reserve managed to beat inflation in the 1980s. But much of that was down to pure luck. Thankfully, says Merryn Somerset Webb, the Bank…
26 Sep 2022
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Why it’s right to scrap the bankers’ bonus cap
UK Economy

Why it’s right to scrap the bankers’ bonus cap

Scrapping the bankers’ bonus cap will annoy Brussels, says Matthew Lynn. And while we’re at it, he says, we may as well get rid of a load of other EU …
22 Sep 2022
Why venture capitalists should stop hero-worshipping celebrities
Stocks and shares

Why venture capitalists should stop hero-worshipping celebrities

Venture capitalists get all star struck when the celebrities turn up. But, while backing superstars may be attractive, it will not be good for profits…
17 Sep 2022
The best way to invest in oil and gas
Oil

The best way to invest in oil and gas

The bull market in fossil fuels and wider commodities has paused. But there is still plenty of scope for investors to profit, says Merryn Somerset Web…
13 Sep 2022
Why France's plan to monopolise air travel should be grounded
Economy

Why France's plan to monopolise air travel should be grounded

The French president’s plan to create a new EU-wide airline monopoly would be a disaster for the industry, says Matthew Lynn.
8 Sep 2022
House prices to crash? Your house may still be making you money, but not for much longer
House prices

House prices to crash? Your house may still be making you money, but not for much longer

If you’re relying on your property to fund your pension, you may have to think again. But, says Merryn Somerset Webb, if house prices start to fall th…
5 Sep 2022
Ignore the doomsayers - energy prices could fall next year
Energy

Ignore the doomsayers - energy prices could fall next year

Forecasts suggest the energy prices will continue to spiral, but these projections could turn out to be a lot of hot air.
30 Aug 2022
Who would buy Manchester United? It's not worth it
Stockmarkets

Who would buy Manchester United? It's not worth it

The Glazer family has indicated that it might be willing to sell its controlling stake in Manchester United. But who would buy the club? Its glory day…
25 Aug 2022
Forget holiday car hire – holiday taxis are a much better idea
Personal finance

Forget holiday car hire – holiday taxis are a much better idea

The cost of holiday car hire has gone through the roof. And the experience can put a damper on your trip. Using taxis is an easier – and cheaper – opt…
24 Aug 2022
How Disney reclaimed its crown as Netflix faltered
Stockmarkets

How Disney reclaimed its crown as Netflix faltered

Media giant Disney was late to the video streaming party. But sometimes the latecomers have the advantage, says Matthew Lynn.
19 Aug 2022
How to protect your wealth as inflation hits new record highs
Investment strategy

How to protect your wealth as inflation hits new record highs

UK inflation has hit a new record high of 10.1%. It's going to hurt, says Dominic Frisby. Here's how you can protect your wealth.
17 Aug 2022
Investors should get ready for a political revolution
UK Economy

Investors should get ready for a political revolution

Liz Truss will beat Rishi Sunak, cut taxes, and then shake up the Bank of England, says Helen Thomas
15 Aug 2022
Don’t listen to the doom-mongers – the future is bright
Economy

Don’t listen to the doom-mongers – the future is bright

With volatile markets, raging inflation and industrial unrest, it may feel like things are bad and likely to get worse. But the end of the world is no…
15 Aug 2022
Brace yourself for the return of rationing
Economy

Brace yourself for the return of rationing

Russia is turning off the cheap energy. That is already leading to belt-tightening, says Matthew Lynn. Who will suffer most, and which sectors will th…
5 Aug 2022
Why do we use the weights and measures we do?
Economy

Why do we use the weights and measures we do?

The UK uses a particularly quirky mix of imperial and metric measures, and the subject of which is best can provoke considerable ire. Here, Dominic Fr…
4 Aug 2022
Why Big Tech’s move into medicine is a mistake
Tech stocks

Why Big Tech’s move into medicine is a mistake

The big tech companies have long wanted a slice of the medical action, and now they are moving in. They are making a big mistake and will fae a huge b…
30 Jul 2022