All the talk of Modern Monetary Theory misses one key point, says Eoin Treacy. We’re already well down the road of printing money to fund government spending.
Retirement interest-only mortgages could be a better way to access funds than equity-release products.
A striking gap in the returns on Chinese index funds shows why you must be sure to know what you own. John Stepek explains.
Having priced in a lot of bad news, emerging markets are looking like better value, says professional investor Carlos Hardenberg. Here, he picks three of his favourite smaller emerging-market stocks.
Lots of people will tell you now isn’t a good time to invest. But that’s not true, says Merryn Somerset Webb, there is always value somewhere. Here’s where to find it now.
This chart is a stark illustration of the effect of a decade of rock-bottom interest rates and quantitative easing (QE – or money printing).
Revelations of wrongdoing and sexism may just be the start of a new business-shaking #MeToo movement, says Matthew Lynn.
With the ECB throwing in the towel on tightening fiscal policy, John Stepek looks at what effect this has had on the charts that matter most to markets and the global economy.
China’s main stockmarket index, the CSI 300, has had a roaring year so far, gaining 25% and outstripping its major rivals. And last week there was more good news for the bulls.
MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK’s financial pages.
Despite fears over dwindling worldwide growth, global companies paid out more in dividends last year than any year on record
Despite all the gloom, European markets are in better shape than they’ve been for ages, and the stockmarkets look appealing.
A tweet from Donald Trump in favour of lower oil prices has put the cat among the pigeons.
Ted Baker, the clothing chain, has been a rare retail success story on the high street. Now it is in the headlines for the wrong reasons. Matthew Partridge reports.
The small- and micro-cap sectors are risky and volatile. But with careful research and patience, investors could make huge gains. Matthew Partridge explains how to find the market’s top tiddlers.
Investors are being forced to take greater risks in the hunt for returns, says John Stepek. And yet, the bull market still has legs.
When analysts tell you one asset is “better” than another, beware. It all rather depends, says Dominic Frisby. A sensibly diversified portfolio will serve you much better than chasing the “best” assets.
Platinum has historically been more expensive than gold – but that’s no longer the case. John Stepek looks at the reasons behind the change and asks if it’s worth buying now.
There is a product for most situations, says Sarah Moore, but make sure you know what you’re getting into.
Illumina, the genome sequencing specialist, is a leader in a thriving market. Long-term investors should buy now, says Mike Tubbs.
China’s economy is slowing down. In a democracy, that’s no big problem; in a dictatorship, it spells trouble. John Stepek explains what’s going on, and how it affects your money.
Mark Mobius, the pioneer of emerging-market investing has returned with a new fund.
The cost of borrowing for governments around the world is creeping higher. John Stepek explains why that’s so important for investors.
After plunging by a fifth last year, the copper price has jumped to their highest level in eight months: around $6,500 per tonne.
The government’s Help To Buy scheme is handing vast amounts of public money to big business while exploiting both taxpayers and first-time buyers at the same time.
Stablecoins aim to counteract cryptocurrencies’ volatility. But if central banks get in on the act, they could finish off cryptocurrencies altogether.