Janet Yellen ended her reign at the Fed with an interest-rate rise that set no pulses racing, but disappointed nobody either.
Bitcoin went even madder this week, and it looks like progress on Brexit. John Stepek examines how the week’s events affect the charts that matter to the global economy
In this week’s MoneyWeek magazine: curing today’s most serious diseases; an update to our investment trust portfolio; and some creative ideas for charitable giving.
After months of bluster, the administration finally appears on the verge of passing a significant piece of legislation that could affect the bond market.
The members of Opec, the oil exporters’ cartel, agreed to “extend-and-maybe-amend” their output deal.
Simon Thompson has taken the helm of the world’s second biggest mining firm. He may be just the man for the job, says Alice Gråhns.
Something rather esoteric is drawing the attention of more cautious investors, says John Stepek. That something is the flattening yield curve.
Barely a week goes by without news of an investment trust arranging a new loan or debenture at incredibly low rates, says David C Stevenson. But some fund managers are using even more exotic instruments to raise funding.
Sarah Moore reveals what skiing trends you need to think about before you buy that dream chalet in the Alps.
FDM Group Holdings offers IT services such as project management, business analysis and data operations. In July, it revealed that revenues had surged.
The Winklevoss twins may have lost out on Facebook, but they have won big on bitcoin.
MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK press.
There is currently no cure for MS, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases but research gallops on. There will be big rewards for the first drug company to break through, says Dr Mike Tubbs.
There are many signals knocking around in the markets that should make you nervous, says Merryn Somerset Webb. There is almost definitely trouble ahead.
The yield curve for US Treasury bonds –the gap between long-term and short-term interest rates – is narrowing. John Stepek explains why that matters, and what it means for the markets.
Bitcoin mania looks set to continue for a while yet. But one day the bubble will burst. Plan your exit strategy now, says Dominic Frisby.