Coronavirus

The Great Reset: a fresh start or yet another assault on freedom?
Klaus Schwab
Global Economy

The Great Reset: a fresh start or yet another assault on freedom?

The World Economic Forum’s latest big idea is being trumpeted as a new beginning for the global economy. Yet in truth there is nothing new about it – …
26 Feb 2021
Four ways to boost Britain’s stricken economy
Rishi Sunak
UK Economy

Four ways to boost Britain’s stricken economy

When lockdowns end, we will need a plan to get our businesses up and running again. Matthew Lynn outlines four urgently needed measures that the gover…
21 Feb 2021
What is the “Great Reset” – and how do you invest?
Covid-19 vaccine
Global Economy

What is the “Great Reset” – and how do you invest?

Whether as the result of a Grand Conspiracy or bumbling incompetence, the post-pandemic world could be very different to the pre-pandemic world. Domin…
18 Feb 2021
Vanquishing the virus: the race to make vaccines for Covid-19
MoneyWeek coronavirus vaccine cover illustration
Biotech stocks

Vanquishing the virus: the race to make vaccines for Covid-19

The extraordinarily rapid development of effective treatments against the coronavirus is a triumph of biotechnology, says Dr Mike Tubbs. He reviews th…
12 Feb 2021
Are you prepared to have your savings put into compulsory “recovery bonds”?
War bonds poster
UK Economy

Are you prepared to have your savings put into compulsory “recovery bonds”?

The pandemic has put a huge hole in public finances – while bolstering many of the country's savings. Could one be used to bail out the other? Merryn …
11 Feb 2021
What we can learn from Britain’s surprise vaccine success story
UK Economy

What we can learn from Britain’s surprise vaccine success story

Britain’s response to Covid-19 has been wanting. But we should also learn from what we got right, says Matthew Lynn.
7 Feb 2021
How long will it be before the world is vaccinated?
Global Economy

How long will it be before the world is vaccinated?

The vaccine rollout is going well in the UK, and in some other countries. But ultimately, this is a global problem, and the situation worldwide is not…
6 Feb 2021
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History suggests we can expect a rapid recovery once Covid is beaten
UK Economy

History suggests we can expect a rapid recovery once Covid is beaten

The current pandemic-induced economic crisis isn’t like the financial crisis of 2008. They are very different things, says John Stepek. And the recove…
4 Feb 2021
House prices in the UK's biggest cities might be set to follow rents lower
House prices

House prices in the UK's biggest cities might be set to follow rents lower

As people leave Britain's cities – whether city-dwellers upsizing to the country or foreign workers returning home – property rents have fallen hard. …
29 Jan 2021
Vexing vaccine delays hit drug firms
Biotech stocks

Vexing vaccine delays hit drug firms

AstraZeneca and Pfizer are being attacked by the EU over what it claims are delays in delivering the Covid vaccine.
28 Jan 2021
Joe Biden’s spending spree will lift American spirits and markets – but it comes with a sting in the tail
US stockmarkets

Joe Biden’s spending spree will lift American spirits and markets – but it comes with a sting in the tail

New US president Joe Biden is planning to throw trillions of dollars in stimulus at his country’s economy. Markets will love that. But it comes with a…
25 Jan 2021
Inflation is the easiest way out of this – just don’t expect politicians to admit it
Inflation

Inflation is the easiest way out of this – just don’t expect politicians to admit it

The UK government borrowed £34.1bn in December, a record amount for that month. Britain's debt pile now amounts to 100% of GDP. How are we going to pa…
22 Jan 2021
Lockdown hammers commercial landlord Hammerson
Property

Lockdown hammers commercial landlord Hammerson

Three quarters of the tenants of shopping-centre operator Hammerson have been forced to close during the lockdown.
21 Jan 2021
Why we won’t see a house-price crash in 2021
House prices

Why we won’t see a house-price crash in 2021

Lockdown sent house prices berserk as cooped up home-workers fled for bigger properties in the country. And while they won’t rise quite as much this y…
18 Jan 2021
How to make sure your business doesn't lose out in lockdown
Small business

How to make sure your business doesn't lose out in lockdown

Money is still available via government schemes to help small companies cope with the latest Covid restrictions. David Prosser outlines what you can g…
16 Jan 2021
Forget austerity – governments and central banks have no intention of cutting back
Global Economy

Forget austerity – governments and central banks have no intention of cutting back

Once the pandemic is over will we return to an era of austerity to pay for all the stimulus? Not likely, says John Stepek. The money will continue to …
15 Jan 2021
Adar Poonawalla: the vaccine prince who will save the world
People

Adar Poonawalla: the vaccine prince who will save the world

Adar Poonawalla, the chief of the world’s biggest vaccine manufacturer by volume, has an ambitious plan to rescue us all from Covid-19. The future for…
11 Jan 2021
When lockdown ends, be prepared for an inflationary surprise
UK Economy

When lockdown ends, be prepared for an inflationary surprise

The government is pouring more money into the economy to tide businesses over the latest lockdown. Once lockdown ends, says John Stepek,we should see …
5 Jan 2021
Here's looking forward to freedom in 2021
Global Economy

Here's looking forward to freedom in 2021

We often talk about the pent-up demand for goods created by the pandemic. But don’t underestimate the pent-up demand for physical freedom and to the i…
24 Dec 2020
The most important theme for investors in 2021
Investment strategy

The most important theme for investors in 2021

When the world returns to normal, the recovery will be much faster than from any normal recession. And that means there’s one very important thing to …
22 Dec 2020
Buy for the post-Covid bounceback, but buy carefully
Stockmarkets

Buy for the post-Covid bounceback, but buy carefully

There are still plenty of risks in the market, but as the world returns to normal, demand will surge and earnings will rise. Merryn Somerset Webb expl…
21 Dec 2020
Christmas is cancelled, Britain's blockaded – what does that mean for your money?
Investment strategy

Christmas is cancelled, Britain's blockaded – what does that mean for your money?

In the space of a weekend, we’ve gone from looking forward to Christmas and the arrival of a vaccine, to lockdowns and border closures. John Stepek ex…
21 Dec 2020