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The US Federal Reserve is quietly paving the way for further stimulus

America’s central bank is printing money again. It’s not more QE, says the Fed, it’s just maintaining the current level of liquidity. John Stepek explains what’s going on and how it will affect you.

Traders keep their faith in the Federal Reserve

The S&P 500 continues to rise. But the idea that the US Federal Reserve can hold off a recession by rate cuts alone is optimistic.

Houses for around £600,000

Eight of the best houses for around £600,000, from a 17th-century thatched cottage in Wiltshire to a maisonette in London’s Brackenbury Village.

The return of the Land Rover Defender

The Land Rover Defender, the no-frills favourite of farmers and the armed forces, is back in production. 

Discovering ancient wonders

Travel back in time to the ancient wonders of Cyprus, Turkey, Spain and Montserrat.

A zany, paradigm-shifting creation

NV Bolé, Spumante Bianco
This terrific Italian sparkler has a Prosecco-style fizz, but with a knockout flavour and an awful lot more to hang onto.

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.

India’s banking crisis deepens

Bad loans are rising at India’s fourth-largest private bank by assets and the lender needs fresh capital to plug the gap. And it’s not alone.

Pensions freeze is a slap in the face for GE employees

Bad news for workers at General Electric (GE). The company will be freezing retirement benefits for 20,000 employees in order to cut billions from its pension deficit and debt pile.

HKEX beats a retreat from London Stock Exchange takeover bid

Hong Kong’s stockmarket operator has abandoned its bid for the London Stock Exchange. It always looked unlikely to work.

The answer to our woes is to reverse quantitative easing

Quantitative easing isn’t doing what it is supposed to do. Reversing it might, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Brexit: Will we stay or will we go? And what does it mean for investors?

Brexit has descended into a farcical war of attrition. John Stepek looks at what it all means for your money – whatever the eventual outcome – and picks some of the best stocks to buy now.

It’s “Brexit or bust” for Boris

Boris Johnson’s strategy is straightforward – to make sure that he’s “the people’s choice” at the inevitable upcoming general election

Are we heading for another October crash, or should you stay long?

Stockmarket crashes always seem to happen in October. And markets are currently in a downtrend. Dominic Frisby asks if we’re heading for something more serious.

How the government's Pension Protection Fund works

The Pension Protection Fund deals with defined-benefit schemes when an employer goes bust. David Prosser explains how it works.

Once again – active fund managers are no better in bear markets than in bull runs

Active fund managers claim to provide more value than passive funds when the market is falling. But that simply isn’t true, says John Stepek. Here’s why.

IAG shares will regain altitude – here's how to play it

IAG’s business is fundamentally sound, and the current turbulence being experienced by BA should soon pass.

Why you should write a will – and how to do it for free

Most of us haven’t written one. But it’s crucial that you leave your financial affairs in order when you die.

This overlooked investment trust can help you tap in to Canada’s dependable dividends

Canada is often dismissed as dull, but it looks exciting for income seekers. And this investment trust can help adventurous types to build a portfolio of diversified income-producing equities.

How will WeWork’s woes affect the London property market?

WeWork, the office rental company that saw its value collapse after abandoning its IPO, is one of London’s biggest tenants. John Stepek charts the company’s fall from grace and asks what it means for London’s commercial property market.

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