Money Minute Friday 25 October: Banking results and German sentiment
Today's Money Minute looks at third-quarter results from Barclays bank and advertising giant WPP, plus German consumer and business sentiment.
The appeal of a private bank
Private banks have long been surrounded by an air of prestige. But is the service they provide worth the extra cost?
Edward Bramson: the quiet activist barging into Barclays
Edward Bramson may have failed to secure a seat on the board last week, but past form suggests his Sherborne investment fund will soon be back to shak…
Stocks beat cash and bonds over the long term
Far more cash Isas are set up than stocks and shares Isas, says Marina Gerner. That's odd given the higher returns from stocks in the long run.
Barclays is a strange beast – here's how to make it work
Barclays is a weird hybrid creature, says Matthew Lynn. But an activist-led shake-up could turn it into a decent bank.
Barclays stockbroking: not so smart
Barclays has managed to infuriate thousands of its customers with the launch of its new stockbroking service. Here's what to do it if affects you.