Economy

Amazon halts plans to ban UK Visa credit card payments
Amazon warehouse worker with boxes
Personal finance

Amazon halts plans to ban UK Visa credit card payments

Amazon has said that it is to shelve its proposed ban on UK customers making payments with Visa credit cards.
17 Jan 2022
The difference between CPI and RPI inflation - and why it matters
Inflation

The difference between CPI and RPI inflation - and why it matters

The consumer price index (CPI) and retail price index (RPI) are both important indicators of inflation. But what is the difference and why do they mat…
17 Jan 2022
Ask for a pay rise – everyone else is
Striking education workers
Inflation

Ask for a pay rise – everyone else is

As inflation bites and the labour market remains tight, many of the nation's employees are asking for a pay rise. Merryn Somerset Webb explains why yo…
17 Jan 2022
How to position your portfolio for lasting inflation
Man buying fruit
Investment strategy

How to position your portfolio for lasting inflation

Inflation is rising around the world – and with high inflation a key part of the solution to the world's debt problem, you should expect it to stay th…
17 Jan 2022
The charts that matter: growth stocks continue their slide
Global Economy

The charts that matter: growth stocks continue their slide

As the US tech stocks and the dollar fell further this week, here’s what happened to the charts that matter most to the global economy.
15 Jan 2022
Tim Cook: the man who filled Steve Jobs’ shoes at Apple
People

Tim Cook: the man who filled Steve Jobs’ shoes at Apple

No one expected much from Tim Cook when he took over the top job on the Apple founder’s death. But he has quietly led the firm to extraordinary new he…
15 Jan 2022
US inflation is at its highest since 1982. Why aren’t markets panicking?
Inflation

US inflation is at its highest since 1982. Why aren’t markets panicking?

US inflation is at 7% – the last time it was this high interest rates were at 14%. But instead of panicking, markets just shrugged. John Stepek explai…
13 Jan 2022
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Bitcoin’s new year is off to a bad start – what does the rest of 2022 hold?
Bitcoin & crypto

Bitcoin’s new year is off to a bad start – what does the rest of 2022 hold?

Bitcoin has had its worst-ever start to a year. But it remains the “future of money”, says Dominic Frisby. Here, he looks at what might come next for …
12 Jan 2022
The booming jobs market points to inflation lasting for longer
Economy

The booming jobs market points to inflation lasting for longer

It’s a good time to be looking for a job, with plenty of vacancies and wages rising. But higher wagers are driving inflation up – and it’s not just a …
11 Jan 2022
The charts that matter: markets start the year with a crash
Global Economy

The charts that matter: markets start the year with a crash

As markets start 2022 with a big selloff, here’s what happened to the charts that matter most to the global economy.
8 Jan 2022
Hu Xijin: the silencing of China’s troll king
People

Hu Xijin: the silencing of China’s troll king

Hu Xijin had been described as the only man in China who could speak his mind – not least because his mind was as one with the ruling party – and what…
8 Jan 2022
The MoneyWeek Podcast: happy new year! Are we in for a year of misery?
Investments

The MoneyWeek Podcast: happy new year! Are we in for a year of misery?

Merryn and John ring in 2022 with the first podcast of the new year, discussing energy prices, house prices and interest rates, plus the definition of…
7 Jan 2022
What does 2022 hold for UK house prices?
House prices

What does 2022 hold for UK house prices?

UK house prices are rising at their fastest rate since the financial crash of 2008. John Stepek looks at where they might go in the coming year.
7 Jan 2022
French stocks are back in fashion
European stockmarkets

French stocks are back in fashion

France’s CAC 40 stockmarket index gained 29% in 2021, making it the world’s best performing major market.
7 Jan 2022
Make sure your pension savings don't breach the lifetime allowance
Pensions

Make sure your pension savings don't breach the lifetime allowance

Don’t forget the lifetime allowance when reviewing your pension planning – breaching it could prove very costly, says David Prosser.
7 Jan 2022
Interest rates might rise faster than expected – what does that mean for your money?
Global Economy

Interest rates might rise faster than expected – what does that mean for your money?

The idea that the US Federal Reserve could raise interest rates much earlier than anticipated has upset the markets. John Stepek explains why, and wha…
6 Jan 2022
The half-full glass: four big economic events that could go right in 2022
Economy

The half-full glass: four big economic events that could go right in 2022

After a year in which many people’s positive hopes were dashed by reality, John Stepek looks forward to 2022 with four scenarios that could go right n…
31 Dec 2021
The half-empty glass: four big economic events that could go wrong in 2022
Economy

The half-empty glass: four big economic events that could go wrong in 2022

John Stepek looks forward to 2022 and proposes four disastrous scenarios that may or may not play out, but that are certainly worth bearing in mind. 
30 Dec 2021
How to fight cyber-crime in your small business
Small business

How to fight cyber-crime in your small business

There are five key areas for owners of small businesses to focus on when fending off digital attacks.
30 Dec 2021
Nine of the most interesting conversations we had in 2021
Investment strategy

Nine of the most interesting conversations we had in 2021

John Stepek looks back at some of the guests we've had on the MoneyWeek podcast over the last year.
29 Dec 2021
The faces of 2021
People

The faces of 2021

It has been an especially turbulent year in politics, monetary policy and new stockmarket listings. Four key movers and shakers caught our eye
29 Dec 2021
Central banks fall far behind the curve on inflation
Inflation

Central banks fall far behind the curve on inflation

The Bank of England may have raised interest rates and the US Federal Reserve is tightening policy too, but with inflation soaring, is it too little t…
24 Dec 2021