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What is FX trading?
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Currencies

What is FX trading?

What is FX trading and can you make money from it? Rupert Hargreaves explains how it works and the risks.
25 Nov 2022
What is fiscal drag?
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Too embarrassed to ask

What is fiscal drag?

How can politicians raise more tax revenue, without damaging their political popularity too badly? One way is by using “fiscal drag”. Here's what that…
18 Nov 2022
What is a deficit?
What is a deficit?
Too embarrassed to ask

What is a deficit?

When we talk about government spending and the public finances, we often hear the word ‘deficit’ being used. But what is a deficit, and why does it ma…
18 Nov 2022
What is inflation and how will it affect you?
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Inflation

What is inflation and how will it affect you?

There has been much talk of inflation recently. But what exactly is it and what does it mean for our money?
16 Nov 2022
What is a recession and how will it affect you?
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UK Economy

What is a recession and how will it affect you?

The UK economy is heading towards a recession, according to economists. But what is a recession, and what does it mean for your money?
11 Nov 2022
What are Gilts and why should you care about them?
Government bonds

What are Gilts and why should you care about them?

Gilts have been in the news a lot recently, but not everyone understands why these assets are so vital to the UK economy.
24 Oct 2022
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19 Oct 2022
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What is stagflation and what can be done about it?
UK Economy

What is stagflation and what can be done about it?

The threat of 1970s-style stagflation has returned, here’s what you need to know.
4 Aug 2022
What is a windfall tax?
UK Economy

What is a windfall tax?

Windfall taxes are levied on industries that have benefited the most from unusual economic conditions, earning above average profits. They are often a…
3 May 2022