Boris Johnson could well go down in history as the prime minister with the shortest term in office. Matthew Partridge looks at the odds.
The post Betting on politics: how long has Boris Johnson got as PM? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Parker Schnabel was a typical Alaskan teenager when he discovered gold exploration and reality television. Still only 25, he has excelled at both for a decade. What will he do next?
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Professional investor Peter Lingen of the Pictet Robotics fund highlights five promising investments from the sector.
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With a ceasefire in the US-China trade war and Brexit negotiations entering "the tunnel", John Stepek asks if we're any closer to real deals in either, and explains how it all affects your investments.
The post Trade wars and Brexit: are we really any closer to deals? was first published on MoneyWeek.
The price of copper has slipped by a fifth this year and is now at a near-two-year low of around $5,600 a tonne.
The post Chart of the week: Dr Copper diagnoses an ailing economy was first published on MoneyWeek.
Our system of inheritance tax is needlessly complicated, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Here, she outlines one way in which the well-off could save over £300,000 on inheritance tax, just by following the rules to the letter.
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Today's Money Minute looks forward to a busy week for the UK – and not just because of the pending eurozone Brexit summit at the end of the week.
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Once highly prized banking jobs on Wall Street or in the City have lost their allure, says Matthew Lynn.
The post Banking faces a spiral of decline was first published on MoneyWeek.
Securing unlimited clean, safe and carbon-free energy for the rest of time would be revolutionary for the world economy. Is this now within sight?
The post Nuclear fusion – what it is, how it works and when it could be powering our lives was first published on MoneyWeek.
John Sepek looks at how the latest Brexit negotiations have affected the chart that matter most to the global economy.
The post The charts that matter: hopes for a trade deal and a Brexit breakthrough was first published on MoneyWeek.
There’s been one clear winner in the US-China trade war so far – Vietnam. Many investors see it as the developing world’s next big thing.
The post Vietnam: winning Trump’s trade war was first published on MoneyWeek.
In this week's currency corner, Dominic Frisby takes look at the Romanian leu, which has, over the years, been something of a dog. Much like the pound, in fact.
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America's central bank is printing money again. It's not more QE, says the Fed, it's just maintaining the current level of liquidity. John Stepek explains what's going on and how it will affect you.
The post The US Federal Reserve is quietly paving the way for further stimulus was first published on MoneyWeek.
The S&P 500 continues to rise. But the idea that the US Federal Reserve can hold off a recession by rate cuts alone is optimistic.
The post Traders keep their faith in the Federal Reserve was first published on MoneyWeek.
Eight of the best houses for around £600,000, from a 17th-century thatched cottage in Wiltshire to a maisonette in London’s Brackenbury Village.
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Travel back in time to the ancient wonders of Cyprus, Turkey, Spain and Montserrat.
The post Discovering ancient wonders was first published on MoneyWeek.
The Land Rover Defender, the no-frills favourite of farmers and the armed forces, is back in production.
The post The return of the Land Rover Defender was first published on MoneyWeek.
NV Bolé, Spumante BiancoThis terrific Italian sparkler has a Prosecco-style fizz, but with a knockout flavour and an awful lot more to hang onto.
The post A zany, paradigm-shifting creation 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.
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In today's Money Minute we have trading updates from fund managers, EU inflation data, and US consumer confidence.
The post Money Minute Friday 11 October: funds, inflation and confidence was first published on MoneyWeek.
Bad loans are rising at India's fourth-largest private bank by assets and the lender needs fresh capital to plug the gap. And it's not alone.
The post India’s banking crisis deepens was first published on MoneyWeek.
Bad news for workers at General Electric (GE). The company will be freezing retirement benefits for 20,000 employees in order to cut billions from its pension deficit and debt pile.
The post Pensions freeze is a slap in the face for GE employees was first published on MoneyWeek.
Hong Kong’s stockmarket operator has abandoned its bid for the London Stock Exchange. It always looked unlikely to work.
The post HKEX beats a retreat from London Stock Exchange takeover bid was first published on MoneyWeek.
Quantitative easing isn't doing what it is supposed to do. Reversing it might, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The post The answer to our woes is to reverse quantitative easing was first published on MoneyWeek.
Brexit has descended into a farcical war of attrition. John Stepek looks at what it all means for your money – whatever the eventual outcome – and picks some of the best stocks to buy now.
The post Brexit: Will we stay or will we go? And what does it mean for investors? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Boris Johnson’s strategy is straightforward – to make sure that he’s “the people’s choice” at the inevitable upcoming general election
The post It’s “Brexit or bust” for Boris was first published on MoneyWeek.
Stockmarket crashes always seem to happen in October. And markets are currently in a downtrend. Dominic Frisby asks if we’re heading for something more serious.
The post Are we heading for another October crash, or should you stay long? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Today's Money Minute sees the start of the next round of trade talks between China and the US; the latest figures on UK manufacturing output; and US consumer price inflation.
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The Pension Protection Fund deals with defined-benefit schemes when an employer goes bust. David Prosser explains how it works.
The post How the government’s Pension Protection Fund works was first published on MoneyWeek.
Active fund managers claim to provide more value than passive funds when the market is falling. But that simply isn’t true, says John Stepek. Here’s why.
The post Once again – active fund managers are no better in bear markets than in bull runs was first published on MoneyWeek.