Remainers and leavers alike are unhappy with Theresa May’s Brexit deal. But, like the boxer in Pulp Fiction, they may have to swallow their pride and take the hit. John Stepek explains why.
Adam Smith, Milton Friedman, MoneyWeek and the Labour Party are all fans of a land value tax. But what exactly is it and how would it work? Simon Wilson reports.
John Stepek looks to the global economy’s most important charts to if they can shed any light on the direction of the world’s markets.
Monday’s Budget, though not quite as dramatic as some expected, contained several measures that are relevant to small businesses.
Paul Volcker, former chair of America’s central bank, isn’t happy about the state of the USA.
As central-bank largesse comes to an end, stocks are starting to look very highly valued indeed. Marina Gerner reports.
The chancellor tried to present a cheerful picture of Britain’s finances in his budget speech this week, says John Stepek. But the national debt hasn’t gone away – and we have a hunch about who’ll have to pay for it.
From the Budget, you’d think Britain’s growing national debt won’t have any consequences, says Merryn Somerset Webb – despite history suggesting otherwise.
The Budget contained very little of interest, says John Stepek. But it did point to where we’re heading politically – and that’s in a direction that should worry investors.
The point of saving into a pension is that you can’t get the money until you retire. The chancellor should resist the temptation to relax the rules on early access.
John Stepek gives a rundown on Philip Hammond’s Budget later today, and how it might affect your pocket.