By artificially inflating house prices, the Help to Buy scheme has failed both homebuyers and taxpayers. But it has done wonders for housebuilders’ profits. John Stepek explains why.
There has been a surge in support for Nigel Farage’s new venture. Emily Hohler reports.
Gross domestic product (GDP) is our main gauge of economic output. It has always been dodgy, but in the digital age we may need to dispense with it entirely, says Max King.
Political betting expert Matthew Partridge weighs up the odds on a Labour victory in forthcoming elections.
Britain is staying in the EU until at least October – maybe forever, says Matthew Lynn. That spells economic disaster.
What happens in the meantime? We watch a few more horror shows. Stuart Watkins reports.
Pressure is building by the day for higher inflation, and the Amazon founder’s call for higher minimum wages is just the latest expression of that. John Stepek explains what that means for your money.
With the European elections coming up, Matthew Partridge weighs the odds to see which party is the favourite to grab the most seats – providing they go ahead in Britain.
So back goes the Brexit deadline once again, says John Stepek. It just goes to show that British stocks are undeniably good value.
British banks should be bolder and go looking for new opportunities in Europe, says Matthew Lynn.
The PM turns her back on the eurosceptics and reaches out to Jeremy Corbyn. Emily Hohler reports.