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Great frauds in history: Samuel Israel and Bayou Group

Samuel Israel’s investment returns weren’t all that they appeared to be as investors learnt to their cost.

Investors shouldn’t worry too much about a recession – here’s why

Fears of a downturn are playing on the minds of plenty of investors right now, says John Stepek. But they are getting ahead of themselves.

A. Gary Shilling: a recession is coming

A. Gary Shilling was among the few investors to correctly predict a lengthy stagnation in the wake of the financial crisis. Now he’s warning of a recession.

Chart of the week: US road haulage index defies the gloom-mongers

Transportation data is a helpful leading indicator, and according to America’s For-Hire Truck Tonnage index, there is no sign of a dip in demand for road freight.

Don’t use your pension to buy a house

The frankly stupid idea that pension-fund cash should be available to be used for a house has reared its ugly head again. It should be fiercely resisted, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Three stocks that will stand up to political pressure

Professional investor Andy Headley of Alliance Trust and Veritas Asset Management chooses three of his favourite stocks.

British banks should stop fretting about Brexit

British banks should be bolder and go looking for new opportunities in Europe, says Matthew Lynn.

The charts that matter: have recession rumours been overstated?

With the “yield curve” bouncing back nicely, does that mean the risk of a recession is receding? To find out, John Stepek looks to the charts that matter most to the global economy. 

Why it pays to look twice at works of art

Works of art that have been attributed to great artists can fool even the experts, says Chris Carter.

Is Saga’s massive profit warning a buying opportunity?

Saga, the company that offers products to the over-50s, has seen its shares hit a record low after a massive profit warning. So is it a bargain buy, asks John Stepek,or one to leave well alone?

Australia’s economic bubble hisses air

Australia’s long-booming economy is finally showing signs of slowing down.

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.

Will China’s stockmarket bounce last?

Chinese stocks have staged an impressive rally, outperforming every other national index in the world in the first quarter of 2019. Can that continue?

Eco-homes for sale now

From a bioclimatic house in Brittany, to a contemporary barn conversion in Norfolk, and an Edwardian villa in County Durham, eight of the best eco-homes for sale now.

Aston Martin Rapide AMR: new tricks from an old dog

The Aston Martin Rapide AMR will take your breath away.

Hotel Metropole: the grande dame of Brussels

Chris Carter escapes the Brexit drama at the Hotel Metropole, Brussels.

A delicious Burgundy with a keen price tag

2015 Mercurey
This delicious Mercurey captures the splendour of the famous 2015 Burgundy vintage, with layers of pinot noir fruit and lustiness.

Poll loss weakens the grip of Turkey’s strongman

Turkish local elections have produced a political earthquake for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist coalition.

Please regulate me, says Zuckerberg

The Facebook boss has called for global rules to police social media. Stuart Watkins reports.

Nato at 70: beginning to show its age?

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation’s 70th anniversary represents a huge achievement. But celebrations are being kept to a single day.

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