Protesters claim that fracking for gas and oil is not worth the risks. Producers argue the rules are too restrictive. Who’s right? And does the industry have a future? Simon Wilson reports.
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As the US Federal Reserve backs off, John Stepek looks at how quantitative tightening is affecting the global economy’s most important charts.
The post The charts that matter: the tug of war continues was first published on MoneyWeek.
The price of palladium has hit a new record of $1,495 per ounce. Last year it overtook the gold price, and it is also more highly valued than its sister metal, platinum.
The post Chart of the week: Palladium – the most precious metal of all? was first published on MoneyWeek.
The US central bank has caved in to the markets and made a U-turn on tightening monetary policy. John Stepek looks at what it means for investors.
The post What the end of quantitative tightening means for markets was first published on MoneyWeek.
MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
The post Share tips of the week was first published on MoneyWeek.
Superhero fans have grown up and have money to spend on collectable comics. Chris Carter reports.
The post The bumper market for collectable comics was first published on MoneyWeek.
The Ford Mustang, America’s classic muscle car, is still bad to the bone. Sarah Moore reports
The post Bullitt Mustang: Ford’s filthy hot rod was first published on MoneyWeek.
2002 Lanson This tour de force from Lanson proves one should keep an open mind and not rely on labels for instruction.
The post Don’t judge this spectacular champers by its label was first published on MoneyWeek.
A walking holiday will banish the winter blues and put a spring in your step. Chris Carter reports.
The post Get lost together on a walking holiday in the country was first published on MoneyWeek.
From a Victorian townhouse in Warwickshire, to an apartment close to London’s popular Borough Market, eight of the best properties for around £1m.
The post Properties for sale for around £1m was first published on MoneyWeek.
Growth in Japan, the world’s third-largest economy after the US and China, rebounded strongly in the fourth quarter thanks to solid spending by households and businesses.
The post Buy into Japan’s big bounce back was first published on MoneyWeek.
With the US economy facing headwinds, from trade wars to slowing global growth, talk of a recession is picking up.
The post The US economic downturn: it’s only a matter of time was first published on MoneyWeek.
The Independent Group is hogging the headlines, says Matthew Partridge. But for punters, the Newport West by-election offers a better bet.
The post Betting on politics: the Newport West by-election was first published on MoneyWeek.
Brexit and global manufacturing trends are proving to be a double whammy for car factory workers in Britain.
The post Honda closes factory – is Brexit to blame? was first published on MoneyWeek.
The US president has declared a national emergency. Matthew Partridge reports.
The post Trump cooks up a storm was first published on MoneyWeek.
The Munich Security Conference is where the Atlantic Alliance usually likes to show a united front – but not this time.
The post Rift opens between US and Europe was first published on MoneyWeek.
Seven Labour centrists and Remainers have jumped Corbyn’s far-left Brexit ship. Emily Hohler reports.
The post Labour does the splits was first published on MoneyWeek.
The German market regulator has taken the highly unusual step of defending a single company from short-sellers. Matthew Partridge reports.
The post Wirecard – and Germany’s hypocritical ban on shorting stocks was first published on MoneyWeek.
The oil price has risen by nearly 25% so far in 2019, well in advance of any developed-world stockmarket. But the surge may not get a lot higher from here.
The post The oil price soars – but can it last? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Germany's GDP growth was below the eurozone’s average at just 1.4% in 2018, down from 2.2% in 2017. And it's all down to reliance on what was once Germany's biggest strength: exports.
The post Germany narrowly avoids a recession was first published on MoneyWeek.
The global economy gives. The global economy takes away. Make sure your portfolio is set up to deal with it all.
The post This is not an easy environment to invest in was first published on MoneyWeek.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to economist Bernard Connolly about Brexit, the true nature of the EU project, and what’s gone wrong with global capitalism.
The post Want to understand the European Union? Start with Vichy France was first published on MoneyWeek.
You can’t expect to find a magic money tree, but if you are a wealthier investor, then adding a forest to your portfolio could boost your returns – and it’s environmentally friendly too. David Prosser explores the options.
The post Save on tax and save the planet: put some money in forestry was first published on MoneyWeek.
The gold price is creeping higher. And lot of smart people are getting bullish on gold. Are they right? Or is it another false dawn? Dominic Frisby finds out.
The post Gold – here’s why it just might be different this time was first published on MoneyWeek.
Around the world, things are looking up – employment is high and wages are rising. But investors remain fearful. John Stepek explains what’s going on.
The post Wages are picking up – but the market still can’t believe it was first published on MoneyWeek.
Breaching the lower annual-contribution allowance on your pension can trigger a nasty tax bill
The post Don’t get caught by the pensions cap was first published on MoneyWeek.
Matthew Partridge looks at what we can learn from the Bre-X gold mining scandal that cost investors $75m.
The post Great frauds in history: the Bre-X gold-mining scandal was first published on MoneyWeek.
The current-account market has plenty to offer small businesses. Don't be afraid to switch, says David Prosser.
The post Should your business switch to a new current account? was first published on MoneyWeek.
In the wake of the EU referendum, open-ended property funds were forced to suspend trading to stem the flow of redemptions from people worried about the state of the market.
The post Steer clear of open-ended property funds was first published on MoneyWeek.
Migrate saves households money on energy bills without homeowners having to lift a finger.
The post Five questions for: George Chalmers, CEO of Migrate was first published on MoneyWeek.