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What is FX trading?
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Currencies

What is FX trading?

What is FX trading and can you make money from it? Rupert Hargreaves explains how it works and the risks.
25 Nov 2022
15 ways bitcoin makes the world better
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Bitcoin & crypto

15 ways bitcoin makes the world better

What problem does bitcoin solve? How does it make the world better? Dominic Frisby shares his view.
23 Nov 2022
Three foreign exchange companies to buy
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Three foreign exchange companies to buy

New entrants in the global foreign exchange market present opportunities for investors, says Bruce Packard
14 Oct 2022
Sterling accelerates its recovery after chancellor’s U-turn on taxes
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Currencies

Sterling accelerates its recovery after chancellor’s U-turn on taxes

The pound has recovered after Kwasi Kwarteng U-turned on abolishing the top rate of income tax. Saloni Sardana explains what's going on..
4 Oct 2022
The MoneyWeek Podcast with John Mills: why a weak pound is good for the UK
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UK Economy

The MoneyWeek Podcast with John Mills: why a weak pound is good for the UK

In a special bonus mini-podcast, Merryn talks to John Mills, founder of consumer goods distributor JML, chair of Vote Leave and one of the Labour Part…
3 Oct 2022
Could gold be the basis for a new global currency?
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Could gold be the basis for a new global currency?

Gold has always been the most reliable form of money. Now collaboration between China and Russia could lead to a new gold-backed means of exchange – g…
22 Sep 2022
Japan's stockmarket gets a boost from the weak yen
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Japan's stockmarket gets a boost from the weak yen

Japan’s stockmarket has outperformed so far this year, with corporate profits at their highest since 1954 and a weak yen inflating overseas earnings.
14 Sep 2022
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Will Liz Truss as PM mark a turning point for the pound?
Currencies

Will Liz Truss as PM mark a turning point for the pound?

The pound is at its lowest since 1985. But a new government often markets a turning point, says Dominic Frisby. Here, he looks at where sterling might…
8 Sep 2022
Are we heading for a sterling crisis?
Currencies

Are we heading for a sterling crisis?

The pound sliding against the dollar and the euro is symbolic of the UK's economic weakness and a sign that overseas investors losing confidence in th…
7 Sep 2022
The US dollar is rising to dangerous levels – here’s what to do about it
Currencies

The US dollar is rising to dangerous levels – here’s what to do about it

The US dollar is back on the rise as panicky investors head for safety. That’s rattling markets across the world, says Dominic Frisby. Here’s how to …
23 Aug 2022
“Whatever it takes” is no longer enough to shield the euro
Inflation

“Whatever it takes” is no longer enough to shield the euro

The European Central Bank raised interest rates for the first time in more than a decade on Thursday, officially marking the end of negative interest …
22 Jul 2022
Investors dash into the US dollar
Currencies

Investors dash into the US dollar

The value of the US dollar has soared as investors pile in. The euro has hit parity, while the Japanese yen and the Swedish krona have fared even wors…
13 Jul 2022
Why a strong dollar hurts – and what you can do about it
Currencies

Why a strong dollar hurts – and what you can do about it

The US dollar is at its strongest level in 20 years. That’s bad news for most investment assets, says John Stepek – here’s why
11 Jul 2022
Can anything stop the dollar’s devastating bull run?
Currencies

Can anything stop the dollar’s devastating bull run?

The US dollar has been on a massive bull run for the last year or so. Commodity prices are sliding, and the euro – maybe even the pound – could hit pa…
7 Jul 2022
Shrinking credibility leaves sterling resembling an emerging-market currency
Currencies

Shrinking credibility leaves sterling resembling an emerging-market currency

UK monetary policy and the effects of Brexit are undermining confidence in sterling – it is increasingly resembling an emerging-market currency.
8 Jun 2022
What the UK’s no-confidence vote means for the pound
Currencies

What the UK’s no-confidence vote means for the pound

Boris Johnson is to face a vote of confidence in Parliament after a group of Conservative MPs turned against him. Saloni Sardana looks at what it migh…
6 Jun 2022
Could a stronger euro bring relief to global markets?
Currencies

Could a stronger euro bring relief to global markets?

The European Central Bank is set to end its negative interest rate policy. That should bring some relief to markets, says John Stepek. Here’s why.
24 May 2022
Despite the crypto crash, bitcoin still has a bright future
Bitcoin & crypto

Despite the crypto crash, bitcoin still has a bright future

Cryptocurrencies have crashed hard, with bitcoin down by more than 50% from its peak. But, says Dominic Frisby, bitcoin still has a future – it is the…
19 May 2022
Currencies: the yen just keeps on tumbling
Currencies

Currencies: the yen just keeps on tumbling

The Japanese yen is trading close to a 20-year low with the US dollar, with the Bank of Japan in no rush to raise interest rates.
11 May 2022
Why has the Terra stablecoin broken its US dollar peg and should you care?
Bitcoin & crypto

Why has the Terra stablecoin broken its US dollar peg and should you care?

The Terra stablecoin is supposed to match the value of the US dollar – but its value has crashed. John Stepek explains what it means for you and your …
10 May 2022
The return of the currency wars
Currencies

The return of the currency wars

The post-2008 currency wars were all about the race to the bottom. The post-Covid world is very different, says John Stepek.
10 May 2022
If the US dollar keeps rising from here, it’s going to hurt
Currencies

If the US dollar keeps rising from here, it’s going to hurt

The US dollar is on a bull run, sending every other asset into freefall. And it's at a particularly critical point right now, says Dominic Frisby. Her…
4 May 2022