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Why we are in a cost of living crisis today
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Inflation

Why we are in a cost of living crisis today

With inflation in double figures, the cost of living crisis isn't going away. Saloni Sardana explains what is behind it.
17 Aug 2022
A new legal headache for Haleon
Haleon products
Stocks and shares

A new legal headache for Haleon

Haleon, GSK’s former consumer-products arm, spun off last month, has made a dismal debut on the stockmarket.
17 Aug 2022
US inflation may have peaked, but it remains a threat
An American person filling their car up with petrol
US Economy

US inflation may have peaked, but it remains a threat

US inflation fell to 8.5% in July, down from 9.1% the previous month. But structural, not transitory, forces are pushing inflation higher. It could be…
17 Aug 2022
How to cut your energy bill
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Personal finance

How to cut your energy bill

The energy-price cap will almost double in the autumn. What does this mean for your money, and how can you alleviate the squeeze? Ruth Jackson-Kirby h…
17 Aug 2022
Persimmon yields 12.3%, but can you trust it to deliver?
New-build Persimmon homes
Share tips

Persimmon yields 12.3%, but can you trust it to deliver?

With a dividend yield of 12.3%, Persimmon looks like a highly attractive prospect for income investors. But that sort of yield can also indicate compa…
17 Aug 2022
How to protect your wealth as inflation hits new record highs
Investment strategy

How to protect your wealth as inflation hits new record highs

UK inflation has hit a new record high of 10.1%. It's going to hurt, says Dominic Frisby. Here's how you can protect your wealth.
17 Aug 2022
The difference between CPI and RPI inflation - and why it matters
Inflation

The difference between CPI and RPI inflation - and why it matters

The consumer price index (CPI) and retail price index (RPI) are both important indicators of inflation. But what is the difference and why do they mat…
17 Aug 2022
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A turning point in economic history as globalisation comes to an end
Global Economy

A turning point in economic history as globalisation comes to an end

Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan could mark a turning point as Western firms swap low costs for resilience, moving away from China to more “friendly” c…
16 Aug 2022
Britain’s ten most-hated shares – w/e 12 August
Stocks and shares

Britain’s ten most-hated shares – w/e 12 August

Rupert Hargreaves looks at Britain's ten most-hated shares, and what short-sellers are looking at now.
16 Aug 2022
Semiconductor shortage: industry heads for “supersize bust”
Global Economy

Semiconductor shortage: industry heads for “supersize bust”

The semiconductor shortage could soon become a semiconductor glut as demand for electronic gadgets falls while state subsidies could mean a surplus of…
16 Aug 2022
Britain’s most-bought shares w/e 12 August
Stocks and shares

Britain’s most-bought shares w/e 12 August

A look at Britain’s most-bought shares as of 12 August, providing an insight into how investors are thinking and where opportunities may lie.
16 Aug 2022
Are GSK’s legal troubles a threat to the firm’s survival?
Biotech stocks

Are GSK’s legal troubles a threat to the firm’s survival?

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline is facing legal action over heartburn drug Zantac that has seen billions wiped off its market value. Rupert Hargr…
16 Aug 2022
A South African adventure
Travel and holidays

A South African adventure

From buzzy Johannesburg to big game drives, South Africa has it all, says Katie Monk
16 Aug 2022
Investors should get ready for a political revolution
UK Economy

Investors should get ready for a political revolution

Liz Truss will beat Rishi Sunak, cut taxes, and then shake up the Bank of England, says Helen Thomas
15 Aug 2022
Why aircraft leasing funds look attractive now
Investment trusts

Why aircraft leasing funds look attractive now

Aircraft-leasing funds crashed during the pandemic, David C. Stevenson explains why the outlook for these funds may be improving.
15 Aug 2022
Don’t listen to the doom-mongers – the future is bright
Economy

Don’t listen to the doom-mongers – the future is bright

With volatile markets, raging inflation and industrial unrest, it may feel like things are bad and likely to get worse. But the end of the world is no…
15 Aug 2022
Michael Saylor: the tech mystic who bet it all on bitcoin
Bitcoin & crypto

Michael Saylor: the tech mystic who bet it all on bitcoin

Michael Saylor, the founder of data analytics company MicroStrategy, has pursued the odd strategy of placing the whole firm on red at the roulette tab…
14 Aug 2022
How solar panels could lower your energy bill
Energy

How solar panels could lower your energy bill

Solar-panel installation firms are reporting a four-fold increase in orders this year compared with 2021. Ruth Jackson-Kirby explains how solar can he…
14 Aug 2022
Why China will remain an economic powerhouse
Global Economy

Why China will remain an economic powerhouse

Some analysts think China is on a path to economic disaster. They are kidding themselves, says Matthew Lynn. He explains why China is not in any type …
13 Aug 2022
Is the Australian economy weakening?
Economy

Is the Australian economy weakening?

Tighter monetary policy is weighing on several parts of the Australian economy, but commodities is providing some respite. Alex Rankine reports.
13 Aug 2022
Fill your portfolio with your very best ideas
Investment strategy

Fill your portfolio with your very best ideas

Fund managers’ top picks beat the market, but the rest of their portfolios often add little value, says Chris Sholto Heaton.
13 Aug 2022
10 years on: how has the London Olympics “legacy” panned out?
UK Economy

10 years on: how has the London Olympics “legacy” panned out?

The 2012 Games would benefit not just athletes and spectators, but the whole economy over the longer term, we were told at the time. Ten years on, how…
12 Aug 2022