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How Venezuela is keeping Latin America on track for growth

Caracas is providing a bad example of how to run a country. Even the region’s populists are paying heed. Latin America remains open for business, says James McKeigue.

The lingering effects of the financial crisis

Everywhere you look, you can see the effects of the financial crisis ten years ago, says Merryn Somerset Webb – even in the Christmas trees.

This trade has been disappointing so far – but hang on for now

Earlier this year, Dominic Frisby noticed platinum was cheap, and piled in. Unfortunately, it remains cheap. But platinum’s time will come again, says Dominic. Here’s why.

SPONSORED: Factors to consider before making your business global

Skander Malcolm, managing director and CEO of forex provider OFX, looks at the prospects for UK exports in a post-Brexit world.

A strange North American pre-Christmas custom you can profit from

Just before Christmas, Americans and Canadians sell their losing stocks – meaning canny investors can pick up some bargains. Dominic Frisby explains where you can find some of the best.

Brexit: ‘no deal’ would be the worst deal

Economic research consultancy Capital Economics looked at three potential Brexit deals and their effect on the economy.

A sneaky oil boom is getting underway

The price of Brent crude hit a two-year high yesterday. John Stepek looks at what that might mean for the global economy – and for inflation in particular.

What’s holding back wages in the US? Probably nothing but time

The US economy is growing and employment is rising. But growth in wages remains weak and inflation is low. John Stepek looks at what, if anything, could change that.

Amid all the worry, UK stocks look good

Many investors are selling out of British stocks, fearful of Brexit and a Corbyn government. That leaves the UK stockmarket a rare and special thing, says Merryn Somerset Webb: cheap.

How to manage decline profitably

When it comes to trying to compete with the new kids, the old giants should stick to what they do best, says Matthew Lynn.

The return of capital controls

The potential for a Jeremy Corbyn-led government brings with it the prospect of growing state intervention in the country’s finances. Simon Wilson asks: should we be worried?

The charts that matter: bitcoin and Brexit

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

How the 1930s banking crises prolonged the Great Depression

The Wall Street crash wasn’t the only stockmarket crash of the Twenties. So how did it turn into one of the longest economic downturns in modern history? John Stepek explains.

This week in MoneyWeek: Join the battle against killer diseases

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.

Six wines for the Christmas table

Matthew Jukes tips his favourite festive tipples to see you through Christmas.

A selection of Christmas hampers

The most scrumptious Christmas hampers with which to celebrate the festive season.

Trump will burst the bond bubble

After months of bluster, the administration finally appears on the verge of passing a significant piece of legislation that could affect the bond market.

Japan: slowly but surely, it’s getting there

The key to overcoming deflation and stagnation in Japan lies in the labour market.

Opec mops up the oil glut

The members of Opec, the oil exporters’ cartel, agreed to “extend-and-maybe-amend” their output deal.

Chart of the week: the big screen makes a small comeback

The year 1984 marked the trough for cinemas, with 54 million tickets sold. Now, sofas and food are spurring a revival.

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