Latest articles from MoneyWeek

Tech giant caught in crossfire

The US struggle to contain China damages business, says Emily Hohler.

Trump backs down over border wall

Donald Trump agreed to halt the 35-day US government shutdown.

Triumph at last for Theresa May

The PM is heading back to Brussels with a majority and a plan. But what then? Matthew Partridge reports.

Tesco wields the axe

Britain’s biggest supermarket is cutting back on staff and fresh food. Will the move prove counterproductive? Matthew Partridge reports.

How to invest in a world weighed down by debt

Merryn Somerset Webb talks with Bruce Stout of the Murray International investment trust about how investors can protect their wealth and make money in our over-indebted world.

New industries bring new problems

Data is the new oil. But its very existence – and the fact that so much more is collected every second – comes with some major problems.

Down but not out: gambling stocks have a bright future

The British gambling sector has been hit by taxes and tighter regulation. But the depressed share prices have yet to factor in the compelling long-term growth outlook, says Stephen Connolly.

Ignore the lifetime allowance and take the tax hit

There’s been a lot of wailing about the extra tax burden once you hit the pensions lifetime savings allowance. But it’s better to just carry on contributing and pay the tax, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

The Fed finally gets it – all that matters is the S&P 500

To the delight of investors, Jerome Powell has finally capitulated and embraced the “Greenspan put”. That could mean a stockmarket melt-up, says John Stepek – and full steam ahead to the next crisis.

Doctors shouldn’t get special treatment for their pensions

Doctors whose pensions are too big want an exemption from the lifetime allowance. They shouldn’t get it, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Why we could soon see peace break out in the trade wars

Both Donald Trump and Xi Jinping want to strike a deal in the US-China trade wars says John Redwood. But they both need to claim a victory.

Back on the Brexit merry-go-round, and what it means for your money

After another Brexit vote in Parliament, it looks like we’re back where we were a week ago. John Stepek looks at the market’s reaction, and what’s likely to happen next.

China’s slowdown is really starting to rattle markets

China’s efforts to deflate its debt bubble, and its worsening trade relations with the US, are dealing a serious blow to the global economy. John Stepek explains what it means for your money.

Companies must wake up to the dangers of cyber crime

Companies are coming under increasingly serious attack from cyber criminals. Few have the systems to cope with it, says Merryn Somerset Webb, and recovering losses through insurance could prove difficult.

The Fed and Brexit: what to watch in the week ahead

It’s a big week for the markets, with the US Federal Reserve meeting to set interest rates, and another Brexit vote in the UK. John Stepek looks at what to expect.

The Brexit exodus that never was

Doom-mongers predicted a massive flight from the City, says Matthew Lynn. But it simply didn’t happen.

Britain’s flawed energy strategy

Investors in Britain’s energy infrastructure are cutting their losses and pulling out of projects. The government’s strategy needs a rethink, says Simon Wilson.

The charts that matter: markets are waiting for a trade deal

Markets are starting to realise that any trade deal between China and the US may take some time. John Stepek looks at how this is affecting the global economy’s most important charts.

Why investors could get a pleasant surprise this year

The mood among investors is gloomy, but it wouldn’t take much to cheer them up. And central banks could well oblige, says John Stepek.

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.

Showing page 6 of 715

 

Don’t wait until March
Take back control of your investments NOW
Try 6 free issues then pay only £2.45 per issue
(normally £4.25)
Turn a no deal into a profitable one
SUBSCRIBE TO MONEYWEEK NOW

 

disfi.com