The next prime candidate for disruption is the industry we think of as being the biggest disrupter – big tech.
Articles written by Merryn Somerset Webb
India is almost the perfect emerging-market investment story. But don’t just pile blindly into Indian stocks, says Merryn Somerset Webb. There are much better ways to invest.
With disgruntled unions and inflation on the rise, investors can be forgiven for having a sense of deja vu, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Merryn Somerset Webb looks at two new funds which, while they are in no way perfect, aim to shake up the complacent fund management industry.
As shareholders, we must demand that the cash earned by the firms we own go somewhere better than their executives’ pockets.
Investing in shares for the dividends they produce was once a simple and profitable venture. Now, it’s a very tricky and quite perilous business, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The PPI saga should obviously bother consumers – but it should bother shareholders too, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Both Corbyn and May are trotting out failed economic ideas from the 1970s. The UK must avoid repeating those mistakes, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Central bankers’ low interest-rate and QE policies have made economies more dysfunctional than ever, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Will they be able to unwind them without sparking another crisis?
Even the very best of investors can find stock-picking difficult, says Merryn Somerset Webb.