When thinking about how macro trends could shape the world and your portfolio, it pays to think big, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Articles written by Merryn Somerset Webb
Frontier markets are cheaper, faster growing, more tech-forward and less correlated to other asset classes than developed markets. You should invest some money at least for the very long term.
We try to be early to ideas at MoneyWeek; often too early. But this has been a week in which other people seem to be coming around to our way of thinking.
Employers are offering all sorts of perks to their workers. But one perk they’re not offering is higher pay. That might soon have to change, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Author and economist Dambisa Moyo has ten proposals to make our democracies more fit for the modern world. But you may not like all of them, warns Merryn Somerset Webb.
Joining the EEA would allow us to take back a reasonable amount of control while still enjoying many of the benefits of the EU, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to economist Dambisa Moyo about her new book, and how to improve democracy and deliver prosperity not just in the West, but the whole world.
In a rare example of government action having the intended effect, buy-to-let landlords are selling up, and that could mean house prices falling.
Men have form when it comes to pension selfishness, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Greedy husbands could transfer all the money and spend the lot, leaving you with nothing.
The biggest driver of long-term returns is the price you pay when you buy, says Merryn Somerset Webb.