Quantitative easing has inflated property, share and bond markets alike. The end of this great monetary experiment threatens to blow black holes in balance sheets everywhere, warns Jonathan Compton.
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If supranational organisations, such as the European Union, don't start listening to their members, they won't last long, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
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While the dollar surges, UK politics are making things decidedly tricky for the pound, which looks remarkably cheap right now. Dominic Frisby looks at what the future holds for sterling.
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Housebuilders have been a good bet for investors, says John Stepek, but now the housing market is slowing. It could be time for investors to seek shelter.
The post The good times are over for UK housebuilders was first published on MoneyWeek.
Donald Trump has slapped another $200bn-worth of tariffs on Chinese goods. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the move, and what a trade war would mean for investors.
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Germany’s fragile coalition government is at odds over immigration. But the issue isn't confined to Germany. It's Europe-wide, and threatens the very existence of the EU, says John Stepek.
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In the main, people are now saving for their pensions. And that’s a good thing, says Merryn Somerset Webb. The trouble is they’re not spending it when they retire.
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Free movement has harmed low-skilled British workers, says Matthew Lynn. Brexit is a chance to fix the system.
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De Beers is marketing a new kind of diamond that it insists is not special and not real. Alex Rankine explains why the move could shake up the industry.
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The European Central Bank is ending its quantitative easing programme in the slowest way possible. John Stepek looks at what that means for Europe, and for your money.
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MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
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Annuities have a bad reputation, but most retirees would be better off buying one, says David Prosser.
The post Why retirees shouldn’t write off annuities was first published on MoneyWeek.
You should be able to count on the board of an investment trust to look after your interests, says David Stevenson. Two recent cases show just how important an effective board is.
The post Investment trusts and the directors that should be fighting your corner was first published on MoneyWeek.
Fears of a trade war have dented confidence in copperof late, but the longer-term outlook is encouraging.
The post Chart of the week: copper is getting red hot was first published on MoneyWeek.
The updated Ford Mustang is angrier than previous incarnations, but it still has a soft side, says Chris Carter.
The post A fast and furious Ford Mustang was first published on MoneyWeek.
From a cliff-top cottage in Cornwall, to a one-bedroom apartment in west London, eight of the best properties for sale for around £500,000.
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Kevin Cook-Fielding finds his sea legs for a sailing tour of the Dalmatian islands
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This shimmeringly beautiful albariño is a thrilling drink, says Matthew Jukes.
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The constituents of America's S&P 500 index are expected to spend $650bn buying back their shares this year, which would set a new annual record.
The post US tax cut leads to share buyback record was first published on MoneyWeek.
The latest political upset in Italy has given investors a fright. But they are taking too pessimistic a view.
The post Don’t give up on European stocks was first published on MoneyWeek.
Global banking giant HSBC has unveiled an extremely cautious strategic update. Shareholders wanted a bit more spice, says Alice Gråhns.
The post HSBC takes baby steps was first published on MoneyWeek.
Premier Oil has seen its share price rise in step with its output and profits, while Petra Diamonds' profit warning has seen the shares slide.
The post If you’d invested in: Premier Oil and Petra Diamonds was first published on MoneyWeek.
Momentum investing – buying what has already gone up in price in the belief that it will keep doing so – shouldn’t work in theory. Yet in real life, it does. Stephen Connolly looks at why – and what to buy.
The post Momentum investing: what it is, why it works and what to buy was first published on MoneyWeek.
Matthew Partridge picks out the investment lessons from Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida, a tragedy set against the backdrop of the Trojan War.
The post What Troilus and Cressida teaches us about managing risk was first published on MoneyWeek.
Sergei Galitsky built Russia’s largest private company before selling it to a state-owned bank earlier this year. Was he pushed out by the Kremlin, or did football fever drive him to it?
The post Sergei Galitsky: the retailer rescuing Russian football was first published on MoneyWeek.
Book review: The China Mission: George Marshall’s Unfinished War, 1945-47A look at the often overlooked early stages of the Cold War in Asia.
The post Book in the news… how America lost China to communism was first published on MoneyWeek.
Book review: The End of Indexing: Six Structural Mega-Trends That Threaten Passive InvestingAn interesting read that will force you to reassess your investment strategy.
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Book review: Investing in the Trump Era: How Economic Policies Impact Financial MarketsSome much-needed pointers as to the issues investors should follow closely in the Trump era.
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A reality TV celebrity has started a line in gold-plated food. But what on earth is the point?
The post Serving up Midas’s chicken wings was first published on MoneyWeek.
Andy Murray has been kept off the court since January. But as a crowd-funding investor, the former tennis world number one has put his time to good use.
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