The UK may have its problems, but not nearly as many as people seem to think, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
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The recent political turmoil in Latin America doesn’t change the auspicious long-term economic outlook for Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. It spells opportunity for contrarian investors, says James McKeigue.
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In 2016, open-ended commercial property funds shut their doors amid panic over Brexit. Last week, it happened again. It’s as if these funds aren’t up to the job, says John Stepek.
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The US Federal Reserve decided not to raise interest rates at its latest meeting, preferring to wait until inflation really takes off. John Stepek explains what that means for the dollar, the wider markets, and for your money.
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There’s only one story in today's Money Minute – it’s the day Britain goes to the polls in the most important election of the century so far.
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Investors have been seduced by the high interest rates on mini-bonds, but they’re not as safe as they seem.
The post Mini-bonds could spell big trouble for small investors was first published on MoneyWeek.
It’s easier to breach your annual pension contributions allowance than you might think. Here's how to make sure you don't go over it.
The post Don’t get caught by the pension contributions cap was first published on MoneyWeek.
If it’s Christmas in the markets, it’s time for the Santa Claus rally. Dominic Frisby explains what it is, how it works, and how to play it.
The post Why traders should believe in Santa Claus was first published on MoneyWeek.
Takafumi Horie used Enron-style dummy partnerships to inflate the revenue and operating profits of his company Livedoor.
The post Great frauds in history: Takafumi Horie and Livedoor was first published on MoneyWeek.
Today the focus will be on the Federal Reserve which announces its latest decision on US interest rates.
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Matthew Partridge outlines a few flutters on what should be safe Labour seats in the general election.
The post Betting on politics: some safe Labour bets was first published on MoneyWeek.
An amusing new spurious correlation has been spotted between the price of bitcoin and Mexican Hass avocados. In reality, of course, they have nothing to do with each other beyond “superficial price action”.
The post Chart of the week: avocados and bitcoin are in sync was first published on MoneyWeek.
John Stepek looks at the potential outcomes of Thursday’s general election and explains what each would mean for markets – and what you can do to protect your wealth.
The post How to plan for the general election result was first published on MoneyWeek.
Mark Barnett, former star manager Neil Woodford’s successor at Invesco, has applied the same formula, and is struggling.
The post Neil Woodford continues to cast a shadow over his successor at Invesco was first published on MoneyWeek.
In the UK this morning, we get the latest UK growth estimate, plus German sentiment and an idea about the state of Europe's online retail sector.
The post Money Minute Tuesday 10 December: UK growth expected to tick up was first published on MoneyWeek.
Michael Bloomberg launched his financial data company after getting fired from Wall Street. Could the billionaire media magnate and former New York mayor now become president?
The post Michael Bloomberg: a master of many guises was first published on MoneyWeek.
Professional investor Anthony Ginsberg picks three stocks that he thinks can dominate the emerging field of cloud computing.
The post Three cloud computing stocks to buy now was first published on MoneyWeek.
Merryn Somerset Webb picks six of her favourite contrarian books to help you look clever and perhaps win a few arguments over the Christmas dinner table.
The post Six contrarian books for Christmas was first published on MoneyWeek.
As the world looks to a future without fossil fuels, investors have abandoned oil companies. But we still need oil, says John Stepek. And this irrational hatred spells opportunity.
The post Investors today are unreasonably bearish on oil companies was first published on MoneyWeek.
Today's Money Minute looks ahead to some big decisions from the US and European central banks, plus business conditions in Japan.
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In a classic example of mission creep, the world's central bankers are going green. They are making a big mistake, says Matthew Lynn.
The post Central banks should steer clear of taking on climate change was first published on MoneyWeek.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), Mexico’s controversial president, has been in power for a year. Can he solve the country’s chronic problems and help foster faster growth?
The post Will Mexico make progress under AMLO, its controversial president? was first published on MoneyWeek.
John Stepek looks to the charts that matter most to the global economy to see if he can glean some signs of hope.
The post The charts that matter: a fresh hope for the global economy? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Diamond miners are in dire straits. The $90bn market is being squeezed by demand and supply problems and faces a long-term threat from manufactured gemstones.
The post Diamonds lose their shine for investors was first published on MoneyWeek.
In this week's Currency Corner, Dominic Frisby explains why he's tempted to buy the New Zealand dollar.
The post Currency Corner: is the New Zealand dollar about to make a big comeback? was first published on MoneyWeek.
The world of work is changing as the gig economy – and the self-employed themselves – go global. That will leave a big hole in countries’ coffers, says Dominic Frisby.
The post Why the gig economy means nations will soon find taxation more taxing was first published on MoneyWeek.
Has the stockmarket bull run gone has high as it can go, or is there some festive cheer for investors waiting around the corner? Dominic Frisby investigates.
The post Have markets hit a top? Or are we heading for a Santa rally? 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.
2018 Aristea sauvignon blanc/semillon This sem/sauv blend from Bordeaux walks the tightrope between lush fruit and dramatic acidity with rare precision.
The post A thrilling sem-sauv blend was first published on MoneyWeek.
Chris Carter looks at some of the best Christmas markets, including a fantastical fair in Aachen presided over by a gingerbread man.
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