Powerful corporations have grown too used to dictating terms to consumers, workers and suppliers. Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Jonathan Tepper about how to fix it.
Articles written by Merryn Somerset Webb
Our investment trust portfolio has been a great success. Merryn Somerset Webb assesses the outlook.
This year has seen the start of a period of enormous change in the markets, says Merryn Somerset Webb – not all of it in a bad way.
All the emotion around Brexit is producing real value in the market right now, says Merryn Somerset Webb. It’s the perfect time snap up some UK bargains.
Fund managers used to boast they paid no attention to politics. That, says Merryn Somerset Webb, is no longer the case.
Since women got the vote a century ago, we have developed a more progressive tax system and a transferred more wealth to the less well-off. That’s no coincidence, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Brexit is hogging all the headlines, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But for investors, there’s something more interesting going on in the bond market.
People objecting to new housing developments in their neighbourhoods are acting perfectly rationally, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But there’s an easy solution: divert some of the landowners’ profits and buy them off.
Brexit fear has gripped the stockmarket. Now could be a rare opportunity to pick up London-listed stocks on the cheap, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Rising interest rates, higher labour costs and governments threatening harsher regulations and stricter tax regimes all mean last year’s must-have investments are now firmly out of fashion.