Publicly naming people behind with their taxes can work wonders – but it has its limits, says Matthew Lynn.
If we are to prevent another Carillion from happening, boards and institutional shareholders need to take responsibility, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
With construction and support services giant Carillion going into liquidation, John Stepek looks at some of the key lessons for investors.
MoneyWeek’s regular contributors each pick one of their favourite investment ideas from around the world for 2018 and beyond.
Profit warnings from Debenhams and Mothercare are more evidence that traditional retailers are fighting a losing battle against nimbler online competitors, says Ben Judge.
With signs of excess and irrational behaviour creeping in, the equity bull market is living on borrowed time. But before it crashes, it could surge another 30%, says John Stepek.
Right now, there’s one market in the world that professional investors really don’t like. Which means it could be ripe for a rally. Here, John Stepek explains what it is.
Many investors are selling out of British stocks, fearful of Brexit and a Corbyn government. That leaves the UK stockmarket a rare and special thing, says Merryn Somerset Webb: cheap.
There are “so many lights flashing red that I am losing count”, says fund manager Neil Woodford. But Brexit doom-mongers are profoundly wrong about the prospects for the UK economy.
Reinvested dividends account for the lion’s share of equity returns. So it’s good news that payouts are on the rise.
Shares in Centrica, owner of British Gas, come with a dividend yield of 8% after the share price fell dramatically last week. So should you buy in?