MoneyWeek issue 371

Staying afloat

15 February 2008 / Issue 371

Our experts pick the stocks that can ride out the storm... PLUS:

  • The best exchange traded funds to buy now
  • The rapper who went from crack dealer to tycoon
  • Bill Bonner on what the City has done for Britain


The last few weeks have brought with them a thoroughly distasteful amount of whining from the very rich.

Take Dermot Smurfit. He tells The Daily Telegraph that he pays “significant taxes” in the UK, that he “places no burden” on the state, that he is a “seriously mobile” person. And if the mooted changes to the tax laws governing the non-doms come in, he’ll leave the UK: “it’s goodbye”.

Read the full editor’s letter here: The pips squeak