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Nicolai Tangen: Norway’s sovereign wealth fund changes hands

Nicolai Tangen, a risk-loving, jet-setting financier and hedge-fund manager, has been made head of the sovereign-wealth fund. Is he the right man for …
11 May 2020
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Elizabeth Davis: how I invented my own beauty products

Ex-engineer Elizabeth Davis formulated her own products in her spare time to gain an edge in the ultra-competitive beauty industry.
11 May 2020
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Video gaming: a bright future for investors

SPONSORED CONTENT – Greg Herr, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager, First Pacific Advisors, on the enormous growth of the video game sector.
11 May 2020
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Is bitcoin going mainstream?

The cryptocurrency suffers from all the problems it has always had and that may never change. But digital currencies more broadly may be about to take…
9 May 2020
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Quiz of the week 2-8 May

Test your recollection of the events of the last seven days with MoneyWeek's quiz of the week.
8 May 2020
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Buy gold to shield your portfolio from danger and uncertainty

This is an era of unprecedented money printing and more bailouts may soon be needed. The geopolitical backdrop is shaky too. In short, there have neve…
7 May 2020
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The importance of diversification

SPONSORED CONTENT – Lucy Katzarova, investment manager at Close Brothers Asset Management, on why you shouldn't put all your eggs in one basket.
7 May 2020
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Great frauds in history: OPM Leasing Services

Childhood friends Mordecai Weissman and Myron Goodman siphoned off huge amounts of money from their company to spend on mansions, a private jet and a …
6 May 2020
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Bill Gates: the rebooting of a reputation

Microsoft’s founder Bill Gates was once widely criticised as a merciless monopolist. But he has tried to reinvent himself as a global health philanthr…
4 May 2020
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Quiz of the week – 25 April-1 May

Test your recollection of the events of the last seven days with MoneyWeek's quiz of the week.
1 May 2020
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A battle for the future of Europe

The struggle to pay the costs of the coronavirus crisis has exacerbated long-standing tensions about the EU’s budget. Failure to compromise could be d…
30 Apr 2020
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Great frauds in history: Allen Chan of Sino-Forest

Allen Chan fooled many investors by falsifying the accounts of his Canadian-listed Chinese forestry company.
29 Apr 2020
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Eric Yuan, the engineer whose world went Zoom

Eric Yuan, an engineer who invented business-conferencing tool Zoom, became a billionaire when his app became a must-have accessory in lockdown. But t…
27 Apr 2020
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Has Covid-19 ushered in a new world order?

The coronavirus crisis will surely mean radical changes in global politics and economics, but predictions of the inevitable supremacy of China or the …
25 Apr 2020
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The best savings accounts

If you're not getting much interest on your savings, you may want to consider switching your account. Here are the savings accounts offering the best …
24 Apr 2020
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The trouble with market timing

SPONSORED CONTENT – Philip Young, managing director at Close Brothers Asset Management, on investment opportunities in a downturn.
23 Apr 2020
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Great frauds in history: Ronnie Ewton’s ruinous punt on rates

Ex life-insurance salesman Ronnie Ewton's bet on interest rates cost investors millions and led to the collapse of an American savings bank.
21 Apr 2020
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Bill Ackman: the billionaire who bet big on viral doom

Bill Ackman of hedge fund Pershing Square saw trouble coming early and placed a punt on the stockmarket outcome. His huge win may be followed by a sec…
18 Apr 2020
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Britain needs a nimbler health service

The NHS is the beating heart of this country, the prime minister told the nation. Perhaps, but major surgery is needed.
18 Apr 2020
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Why inflation looks set to return in the wake of coronavirus

The collapse in the global economy caused by Covid-19 and the measures to avoid it look deflationary, says John Stepek. But politics and demographics …
16 Apr 2020
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Richard Branson: the goateed mascot of British capitalism

Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin empire is in trouble due to coronavirus. Can it be saved?
11 Apr 2020
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Coronavirus: is the lockdown worth it?

The longer we are shut up in our homes, the greater the cost – including the cost in lives lost from other causes than Covid-19. At what point does th…
11 Apr 2020
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What can the 1957 stockmarket crash teach us about the coronavirus crisis?

In the "Eisenhower Recession" of 1957, the stockmarket crashed, unemployment soared – and a flu epidemic ravaged the globe. John Stepek looks at what …
11 Apr 2020
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Fine Wine offers investors calm amidst the Covid-19 storm

SPONSORED CONTENT As financial markets continue to take a battering from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, Fine Wine investment portfolios have so…
9 Apr 2020
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