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Don't believe the excuses: plenty of people saw the 2008 crisis coming

The received wisdom today is that nobody saw the 2008 crisis coming. But that’s just not true, says. John Stepek Lots of people saw it coming, and said so at the time.

Now looks like a good time to buy gold – but you need to watch this chart

One thing matters more than anything else to the price of gold – the US dollar. Where it goes, gold follows. Dominic Frisby looks at where it may be headed next.

Not a traitor, but an incompetent charlatan and a bully

Book review: Fear
A lack of juicy gossip makes Bob Woodward’s expose of Trump in the White House a credible and very damning read. 

Five questions for: Jordan Daykin, CEO of GripIt and VPS Group

GripIt is a DIY fixings business that exports to more than 34 countries worldwide

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK’s financial pages.

Think twice before letting out spare rooms in your house

Airbnb seems to offer easy money for those with spare rooms to let out. But be aware of the rules.

Exceptional kit for cycling enthusiasts

If you live to cycle, and have deep pockets, the Argonaut could be the bike of your dreams.

High life in the Highlands

Chris Carter heads to the Tulchan Estate for a spot of fishing on the Spey.

Converted churches for sale

From a 19th-century pilgrimage chapel near Toulouse, France, to a restored former Methodist church in Cambridgeshire.

An exceptional roussanne

2017 DeMorgenzon, Roussanne
This standout wine shows crystalline freshness and a deep, resonant palate.

Tesco’s tectonic shift

Tesco is launching its own version of Aldi and Lidl – but cashing in on the fast-growing discount sector won’t be easy.

BA transfers staff pensions to L&G

Insurer Legal & General is to take on responsibility for paying the pensions of 22,000 members of the British Airways pension scheme.

Government ditches ethical pensions plan

Plans to make company pension schemes publish details of how they have taken members’ ethical views into account when investing their money have been scrapped.

Where to find Japan’s small, cash-rich bargain stocks

One of the few big opportunities in global markets is Japan’s small-cap value sector. And now there is finally a fund that focuses directly on this niche, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

A big trim for master-trust pension schemes

More than one in four master-trust pension schemes – which look after the retirement savings of millions of savers – are set to close.

If you'd invested in: Games Workshop and Connect Group

Nottingham’s Games Workshop has doubled its share price in the last year, while that of newspaper distributor and logistics firm Connect Group has slumped by two-thirds.

Three top-notch small European companies going cheap

Professional investor Francesco Conte picks three outstanding small European companies to buy now.

Ten years on, the debt bubble is bigger than ever

Ten years after a financial crisis caused by too much debt, the world has an even higher debt load.

Oil makes a break for the summit

Oil prices reached four-year highs of around $80 this week. And the fundamentals of the market point to even higher prices in the short term.

Nike – just buy it

Sportswear giant Nike has confounded the sceptics by remaining ahead of the competition.

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