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Jamie Dimon: the wealth gap is a huge problem

America’s wealthy have been getting wealthier, says Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO, JPMorgan Chase. The rest of the population hasn’t kept pace.

Don't overpay when investing in ethical funds

Does sustainable or ethical investing pay? The evidence is mixed. But one thing matters more than anything else, says Robin Powell.

Sellers pull out of the property market ahead of the Christmas election

The number of people putting their house on the market has seen its biggest fall for over ten years, as the housing market continues to cool.

Three high quality and high income stocks at bargain prices

Professional investor David Smith of the Henderson High Income Trust selects three of his favourite high quality income stocks.

Is value investing finally on the comeback trail?

Value investing – buying cheap, unloved stocks – is rarely a popular strategy. But with cheap stocks now very cheap indeed, it could be making a comeback. John Stepek explains why, and where to find value now.

Chart of the week: China’s smog index heralds weakness

Smog levels in five major Chinese cities climbed along with house prices in early 2017 and late 2018. Now, it’s pointing down.

Investment trusts – the perfect product for a reliable retirement income

If you want a very long-term investment that produces an income into your retirement while preserving your capital, buy an investment trust, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Don’t squeeze our entrepreneurs with higher taxes

Britain’s entrepreneurs and business innovators get generous tax breaks. They should keep getting them.

The charts that matter: a time to take stock

After a hectic week, John Stepek takes a look at the charts that matter most to the global economy.

Tories and Labour turn on the spending taps

Austerity is officially over as both parties have outlined lavish spending plans. Overseas, too, spending and borrowing are back in fashion. Will the bond markets put up with it?

Currency Corner: A lesson from two of the world’s “hardest” currencies

Dominic Frisby looks at the Swiss franc and Singaporean dollar and what our politicians can learn from these two fiscally responsible nations.

Will the yuan’s recovery last?

China’s yuan pushed through the symbolically important seven-to-the-dollar mark for the first time since August last week. Will its strength continue?

Could Spain's free-spending government make it the next Italy?

Spain’s new government could do a deal with the country’s populist parties, leading to a fiscally irresponsible spending splurge, just like Italy.

Investing in art: where to find the best value in the art market today

It’s been a record-breaking ten years for the art market – even Old Masters of questionable provenance are selling for hundreds of millions. But where should new collectors start?

Cheap money flood buoys US housing

America’s housing market keeps humming along, supported by Trump’s aversion for high interest rates.

Free broadband? Wait until this election campaign really gets going

Labour has added a chunk of BT to the list of things it will renationalise if it wins the election. That probably won’t happen, says John Stepek. But you need a plan B, just in case.

The world’s most beautiful book set for $8m sale

John James Audubon’s stunning The Birds of America is up for auction. Chris Carter reports.

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.

Islands for soaking up some winter sun

From an unspoilt corner of Thailand to a surfers’ paradise in the Philippines. Nicole Garcia Merida looks at some of the best island getaways for the winter sun.

Working farms for sale

From 618-acre estate Spain, to a 17th-century farmhouse in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, eight of the best working farms for sale now.

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