One in four Britons do some extra gigging on top of the day job, says Matthew Lynn. The government should encourage them.
GDP in Europe’s largest economy fell 0.1% in the second quarter and early signs for this quarter are ominous. Alex Rankine reports.
The inverted yield curve on US Treasuries spells trouble for investors. Alex Rankine reports.
Unless the world’s multinational corporations get their act together, capitalism is heading for trouble, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Widespread use of virtual-reality technology has been “just around the corner” since the 1980s, says Ben Judge. But with the growing popularity of augmented reality, we might finally be about to turn that corner.
Central bankers put their heads together today at their annual shindig at Jackson Hole, says John Stepek. But they’re fast running out of big ideas.
Self-interest was a powerful motivator in making the Edinburgh Fringe Festival the phenomenal success it is today, says Dominic Frisby.
Matthew Partridge weighs up the odds on the candidates for the Democratic Party nomination.
Investors are worried that central banks are running out of ways to “stimulate” economic growth, writes John Stepek. Never mind – there’s always the government.
Inverting yield curves and trade wars are all very worrying, says John Stepek. But nothing says “top of the market” like the stockmarket-listing of this company.
Ever since the Thatcher era, Britain has been relaxed about the nationality of buyers of its industrial assets. But is that always wise? Alex Rankine reports.