Economy

US inflation brings no respite for markets
Inflation

US inflation brings no respite for markets

As US inflation hit a 40-year high, the benchmark S&P 500 stockmarket index slid into a bear market, down more than 20% since its 3 January high.
15 Jun 2022
The cost of petrol in the UK compared with the rest of the world
UK Economy

The cost of petrol in the UK compared with the rest of the world

The price of petrol in the UK has gone through the roof. Here, Saloni Sardana looks at how the UK petrol price compares with the rest of the world.
15 Jun 2022
Why are energy prices going up so much?
Energy

Why are energy prices going up so much?

UK energy prices are going through the roof – and not just here. They are rising all around the world. Saloni Sardana explains what’s going on.
14 Jun 2022
Doing more with less as inflation stalks construction
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Doing more with less as inflation stalks construction

Soaring inflation has dramatically driven up the cost of construction. But there are reasons to be optimistic, says Simon Rawlinson, head of strategic…
13 Jun 2022
Protecting your wealth from inflation won’t be easy – here’s what to do
Investment strategy

Protecting your wealth from inflation won’t be easy – here’s what to do

US inflation hit a fresh 40-year high last week. That sent markets into a spin over fears of interest rates rising more quickly than expected. John St…
13 Jun 2022
Hock Tan: the tech sector’s supreme dealmaker
People

Hock Tan: the tech sector’s supreme dealmaker

Broadcom’s boss Hock Tan has acquired a reputation as the industry’s prime dealmaker – a renown that suffered a blow under Donald Trump. Now he has an…
13 Jun 2022
Fortress Russia’s economy is crumbling
Global Economy

Fortress Russia’s economy is crumbling

Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine in the belief that the Russian economy could withstand whatever the West threw at it. That belief is being severely tes…
12 Jun 2022
Why UK companies should lean in and poach Sheryl Sandberg
People

Why UK companies should lean in and poach Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg has quit Facebook. Now’s the time for corporate Britain to move in and poach her says Matthew Lynn.
11 Jun 2022
Will the UK's property slowdown turn into a house-price crash?
Property

Will the UK's property slowdown turn into a house-price crash?

As the cost-of-living crisis intensifies and interest rate rise, it is hard to see reasons for UK house prices to keep rising, says Merryn Somerset We…
9 Jun 2022
Why Australia’s luck is set to run out
Economy

Why Australia’s luck is set to run out

A low-quality election campaign in Australia has produced a government with no clear strategy. That’s bad news in an increasingly difficult geopolitic…
9 Jun 2022
The MoneyWeek Podcast with James Ferguson: recession, house prices and the power of youth
Investment strategy

The MoneyWeek Podcast with James Ferguson: recession, house prices and the power of youth

Merryn talks to James Ferguson of the MacroStrategy Partnership about central-banker induced inflation, the threat of a thoroughly unpleasant recessio…
9 Jun 2022
Oil price keeps rising despite Opec+ production rise
Oil

Oil price keeps rising despite Opec+ production rise

The price of oil reached $120 a barrel this week, despite Opec+ saying it would raise production by 648,000 barrels a day.
8 Jun 2022
Shrinking credibility leaves sterling resembling an emerging-market currency
Currencies

Shrinking credibility leaves sterling resembling an emerging-market currency

UK monetary policy and the effects of Brexit are undermining confidence in sterling – it is increasingly resembling an emerging-market currency.
8 Jun 2022
ECB set to raise interest rates as stagflation beckons
EU Economy

ECB set to raise interest rates as stagflation beckons

With inflation at 8.1% and economic growth at just 0.3%, the eurozone is on the brink of stagflation. To combat it the European Central Bank is to st…
8 Jun 2022
What the UK’s no-confidence vote means for the pound
Currencies

What the UK’s no-confidence vote means for the pound

Boris Johnson is to face a vote of confidence in Parliament after a group of Conservative MPs turned against him. Saloni Sardana looks at what it migh…
6 Jun 2022
Recession talk is a red herring – here’s what investors should focus on instead
Investment strategy

Recession talk is a red herring – here’s what investors should focus on instead

There is a lot of talk of impending recession. But that’s not something you should worry too much about, says John Stepek. What’s more important is …
6 Jun 2022
How to prevent your businesses becoming embroiled in a trademark dispute
Small business

How to prevent your businesses becoming embroiled in a trademark dispute

Thorough research could save you the headache of a trademark dispute, says David Prosser.
5 Jun 2022
Allianz's $6bn scandal exposes Germany's cosy corruption
EU Economy

Allianz's $6bn scandal exposes Germany's cosy corruption

Allianz’s $6bn scandal is just the latest example of wrongdoing by a major German company.
2 Jun 2022
Why is inflation is generating profits for some energy firms
Inflation

Why is inflation is generating profits for some energy firms

Rising energy prices are mostly good news for renewable energy funds, but the outlook is complex.
2 Jun 2022
It may not look like it, but the UK housing market is cooling off
House prices

It may not look like it, but the UK housing market is cooling off

Recent house price statistics show UK house prices rising. But John Stepek explains why the market is in fact slowing down and what this means for you…
2 Jun 2022
Profile: Queen Elizabeth's finances
UK Economy

Profile: Queen Elizabeth's finances

The Queen’s frugal habits and dedication to the job have endeared her to (most of) her subjects. But where does her money come from – and how much doe…
2 Jun 2022
How the UK has changed in the last 70 years since the Queen took the throne
UK Economy

How the UK has changed in the last 70 years since the Queen took the throne

The last 70 years have been eventful and often difficult, but the UK is far wealthier than it was when the Queen took the throne in 1952. Simon Wilson…
1 Jun 2022
Why the UK's investment prospects are improving
Investments

Why the UK's investment prospects are improving

The outlook for the UK has darkened since last year, but the chancellor’s £15bn energy relief package should mean recession is avoided, says John Step…
1 Jun 2022
The MoneyWeek Podcast with Russell Napier at the Library of Mistakes
Investment strategy

The MoneyWeek Podcast with Russell Napier at the Library of Mistakes

Merryn talks to Russell Napier about Edinburgh’s Library of Mistakes, the age of debt and financial repression, plus why he has never invested in Chin…
31 May 2022