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Abby Joseph: US markets have no margin for error
Investment gurus

Abby Joseph: US markets have no margin for error

Much of the markets' recent strength is down to the US Federal Reserve using monetary policy to backstop the equity market, says Abby Joseph Cohen, se…
31 Jul 2020
Asian economies are turning the corner
Emerging markets

Asian economies are turning the corner

Asia was the first region to be hit by the virus and the first to come out of lockdown. Now it is leading the global recovery.
31 Jul 2020
Can the oil-price rally continue?
Oil

Can the oil-price rally continue?

The oil price has risen by 120% since its April low. But that is encouraging producers to increase supply.
31 Jul 2020
HMRC defers tax deadline for millions of self-employed people
Small business

HMRC defers tax deadline for millions of self-employed people

The coronavirus pandemic means the 31 July payment on account date has been postponed for six months.
31 Jul 2020
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Quiz of the week, 25-31 July 2020
Economy

Quiz of the week, 25-31 July 2020

Test your recollection of the events of the last seven days with MoneyWeek's quiz of the week.
31 Jul 2020
UK banks have had a shocking week – so it’s probably a good time to buy
UK stockmarkets

UK banks have had a shocking week – so it’s probably a good time to buy

Lloyds Bank reported a £676m loss this week. And, with all of the UK's high street banks having a terrible time of things, bank stocks are detested ri…
31 Jul 2020
Fintech comes of age: invest in the future of finance
Tech stocks

Fintech comes of age: invest in the future of finance

The financial technology sector covers areas ranging from digital payments in emerging markets to bolstering high-street banks’ crumbling IT infrastru…
31 Jul 2020
Ferrari’s stunning new hybrid
Toys and gadgets

Ferrari’s stunning new hybrid

It’s hardly the greenest car on the road, but it’s still the reddest in tooth and claw. Nicole Garcia Merida reports
31 Jul 2020
Houses for sale with attractive kitchens
Houses for sale

Houses for sale with attractive kitchens

From a converted period property in Broomhall, Worcestershire, with an open-plan kitchen, to a Victorian Villa in Edinburgh with a contemporary kitche…
31 Jul 2020
Wine of the week: a perfect and thrilling tightrope routine
Wine

Wine of the week: a perfect and thrilling tightrope routine

This is a delicious and well-thought-through wine with delicacy and considerable richness in perfect harmony.
31 Jul 2020
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Silver price begins to catch up with gold
Silver and other precious metals

Silver price begins to catch up with gold

After climbing 36% in the last month alone, the silver price has hit a seven-year high.
30 Jul 2020
Goldman Sachs to pay $3.9bn for its role in Malaysia's 1MDB scandal
US stockmarkets

Goldman Sachs to pay $3.9bn for its role in Malaysia's 1MDB scandal

The investment bank Goldman Sachs has paid $3.9bn to settle an investigation into its role in a scandal involving a state-backed fund. Matthew Partrid…
30 Jul 2020
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IAG looking at ways to raise more cash
UK stockmarkets

IAG looking at ways to raise more cash

International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG), which owns British Airways, is looking to raise cash – its options include a rights issue or a share …
30 Jul 2020
Gold proves its worth
UK Economy

Gold proves its worth

The pandemic has been good for gold. And, while you must keep holding gold (inflation is coming), you must not ignore the return of our old lives, say…
30 Jul 2020
Gold bugs cheer new record, with silver hot on its heels
Gold

Gold bugs cheer new record, with silver hot on its heels

The gold price has finally surpassed its 2011 peak of $1,923.70 an ounce. And, after climbing 36% in the last month alone, the silver price has hit a …
30 Jul 2020
Gold bugs' dreams are coming true – but we could still see a V-shaped recovery
Gold

Gold bugs' dreams are coming true – but we could still see a V-shaped recovery

John and Merryn talk about how it's perfectly reasonable to expect a V-shaped recovery and to continue holding gold as well. Plus, inflation, staycati…
30 Jul 2020
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Don't fight the Fed – at least, not yet
Stockmarkets

Don't fight the Fed – at least, not yet

The US central bank has made it clear it will keep propping markets – at least until inflation takes off. Betting against it would be a bad idea. But,…
30 Jul 2020
Great frauds in history: Joe Nacchio’s insider trading
People

Great frauds in history: Joe Nacchio’s insider trading

Joe Nacchio, CEO of telecoms firm Qwest, was convicted of 19 counts of insider trading in 2007 and served four years in prison.
30 Jul 2020
30 July 1997: Tony Blair throws his Cool Britannia party
This day in history

30 July 1997: Tony Blair throws his Cool Britannia party

Tony Blair, fresh from his election victory, decided to showcase the best of Britain and New Labour by throwing his Cool Britannia party on this day i…
30 Jul 2020
30 July 1935: Penguin sparks the ‘paperback revolution’
This day in history

30 July 1935: Penguin sparks the ‘paperback revolution’

On this day in July 1935, the first mass-market paperback books bearing the penguin logo were published. Each book cost sixpence.
30 Jul 2020
Too embarrassed to ask: What is a tax wrapper?
Too embarrassed to ask

Too embarrassed to ask: What is a tax wrapper?

From stocks and shares ISAs and self-invested personal pensions (Sipps), to the more risky venture capital trusts and enterprise investment schemes fo…
29 Jul 2020
How much further will gold go? $2,250, $2,460 – or beyond?
Gold

How much further will gold go? $2,250, $2,460 – or beyond?

The gold bull market has really taken off – and it's only just begun. Dominic Frisby explains what's behind its big rise, and asks how much further it…
29 Jul 2020
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Don’t be tempted to transfer out of your final salary pension scheme
Pensions

Don’t be tempted to transfer out of your final salary pension scheme

Switching out of final-salary schemes is very rarely a good idea, no matter how much money is on offer
29 Jul 2020
29 July 1948: opening ceremony of the 1948 London Olympics
This day in history

29 July 1948: opening ceremony of the 1948 London Olympics

Dubbed the 'Austerity Games', the XIV Olympiad opened in London to 85,000 spectators on this day in 1948.
29 Jul 2020
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