The latest news, updates and opinions on Economy from the expert team here at MoneyWeek
The rise and fall of Sam Bankman-Fried – the “boy wonder of crypto”
Why the fate of Sam Bankman-Fried reminds us to be wary of digital tokens and unregulated financial intermediaries.
Key dates for 2024: here are the dates you need to know when managing your money
There are plenty of important dates to be aware of next year – which are likely to affect your financial health. We run through the key dates in 2024 that you need to know about when it comes to managing your money.
By Ruth Emery Last updated
The jury's out on the AI summit at Bletchley Park
World governments gathered for an AI summit at Bletchley Park in November, but were they too focused on threats at the expense of economic benefits?
By Simon Wilson Published
When will interest rates fall?
Briefings The Bank of England has twice held interest rates at 5.25%, and now talk is turning to when they will finally start to fall. We have all the latest analysis.
By Ruth Emery Last updatedBriefings
Inflation falls sharply - the lowest level since 2021
New figures show inflation slowed faster than expected in October, suggesting an end to base rate rises for some time. What does the drop mean and what is driving the fall?
By John Fitzsimons Published
Will inflation fall below 5%?
This week’s inflation forecast suggests we could be heading for a drop below 5%. While it will still fall short of the Bank’s 2% target, savings could for the first time in almost 15 years beat inflation - but only if you act now, says Kalpana Fitzpatrick
By Kalpana Fitzpatrick Published
Pay rises continue to outstrip inflation
UK wages grew at an annual rate of 7.7% between July and September, faster than price rises over the same period. Here’s what this means for inflation and interest rates.
By Ruth Emery Published
As a market correction begins, money is on the move.
The force of a market correction is equal and opposite to the delusion that preceded it, so we can imagine that the correction will also be unparalleled.
By Bill Bonner Published
How small businesses can retain staff in a competitive job market
Small businesses are struggling to retain staff and compete against large companies with deep pockets.
By David Prosser Published
The French economy's Macron bubble is bursting
Cheap debt and a luxury boom have flattered the French economy. That streak of luck is running out.
By Matthew Lynn Published