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Britain’s blocked fracking pipeline

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.

Fracking in Britain is once again on hold after the first exploratory testing for seven years, at ...

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The charts that matter: the tug of war continues

This article is taken from our FREE daily investment email Money Morning. Every day, MoneyWeek's executive editor John Stepek and guest contributors explain how current economic and political developments are affecting the markets and your wealth, and give you pointers on how you can ...

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What the end of quantitative tightening means for markets

This article is taken from our FREE daily investment email Money Morning. Every day, MoneyWeek's executive editor John Stepek and guest contributors explain how current economic and political developments are affecting the markets and your wealth, and give you pointers on how you can ...

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This is not an easy environment to invest in

The global economy gives. The global economy takes away. So Germany is finding – its economy is stuttering as demand for its exports falls (manufacturing orders from foreign countries were down over 9% year-on-year in December). And so the UK is finding. Most commentators have been quick to at ...

2019-02-21 17:59 open_in_new
Want to understand the European Union? Start with Vichy France

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.

• Merryn recently spoke to Bernard Connolly for the MoneyWeek podcast. This article is taken from that interview. You can listen to ...

2019-02-21 17:59 open_in_new
Gold – here’s why it just might be different this time

This article is taken from our FREE daily investment email Money Morning. Every day, MoneyWeek's executive editor John Stepek and guest contributors explain how current economic and political developments are affecting the markets and your wealth, and give you pointers on how you can ...

2019-02-21 11:41 open_in_new
Wages are picking up – but the market still can’t believe it

This article is taken from our FREE daily investment email Money Morning. Every day, MoneyWeek's executive editor John Stepek and guest contributors explain how current economic and political developments are affecting the markets and your wealth, and give you pointers on how you can ...

2019-02-20 12:35 open_in_new
Is enough of your money invested in overseas stocks?

This article is taken from our FREE daily investment email Money Morning. Every day, MoneyWeek's executive editor John Stepek and guest contributors explain how current economic and political developments are affecting the markets and your wealth, and give you pointers on how you can ...

2019-02-19 12:26 open_in_new
The oil price has soared this year – and it’s nothing to do with supply or demand

This article is taken from our FREE daily investment email Money Morning. Every day, MoneyWeek's executive editor John Stepek and guest contributors explain how current economic and political developments are affecting the markets and your wealth, and give you pointers on how you can ...

2019-02-18 12:17 open_in_new
What’s behind the rise of populism in Europe?

Populism – on the left and the right – is on the march in Europe, and the establishment looks vulnerable in May’s elections to the European Parliament. What happens next?

Every day more evidence emerges that the European economy is grinding to a halt. Italy is officially in ...

2019-02-16 17:14 open_in_new
Why investors should never mistake the economy for the stockmarket

This article is taken from our FREE daily investment email Money Morning. Every day, MoneyWeek's executive editor John Stepek and guest contributors explain how current economic and political developments are affecting the markets and your wealth, and give you pointers on how you can ...

2019-02-15 12:53 open_in_new
Good news all round – but can it continue?

One of the biggest complaints of the post-2008 era has been the failure of wages to grow in “real” terms (ie, after inflation). Anyone highlighting Britain’s remarkably strong employment levels throughout the crisis and beyond has grown used to caveating the figures with the observation ...

2019-02-14 16:56 open_in_new
Pampered pets promise strong and steady long-term growth

Our growing tendency to treat our pets as family members is great news for animal food, medicine and even furniture makers. The petcare sector also looks immune to recession. Chris Carter reports.

“No commonplace mousers have such well-cut trousers”, wrote TS Eliot of the ...

2019-02-14 15:53 open_in_new
How to catch the best of a bull market while dodging the big bears

This article is taken from our FREE daily investment email Money Morning. Every day, MoneyWeek's executive editor John Stepek and guest contributors explain how current economic and political developments are affecting the markets and your wealth, and give you pointers on how you can ...

2019-02-14 11:41 open_in_new
A trade war in the US is just the most obvious of China’s problems

This article is taken from our FREE daily investment email Money Morning. Every day, MoneyWeek's executive editor John Stepek and guest contributors explain how current economic and political developments are affecting the markets and your wealth, and give you pointers on how you can ...

2019-02-13 12:35 open_in_new
How self-driving cars could be the next genuinely useful investment bubble

This article is taken from our FREE daily investment email Money Morning. Every day, MoneyWeek's executive editor John Stepek and guest contributors explain how current economic and political developments are affecting the markets and your wealth, and give you pointers on how you can ...

2019-02-12 12:26 open_in_new
Inflation, Brexit and slowing economic growth: it’s a busy week for Britain

This article is taken from our FREE daily investment email Money Morning. Every day, MoneyWeek's executive editor John Stepek and guest contributors explain how current economic and political developments are affecting the markets and your wealth, and give you pointers on how you can ...

2019-02-11 12:17 open_in_new
The trouble with multinational corporations

There is something deeply reassuring about the intensity of Generation Z’s reformist enthusiasm.

Last week I spoke on a panel at an event at Edinburgh University organised by the student-run social enterprise, Prosper Social Finance. The group’s idea is hard to argue with – to create ...

2019-02-11 11:14 open_in_new
Tap into India’s growth story with these three mid-cap stocks

A professional investor tells us where he’d put his money. This week: David Cornell of the India Capital Growth Fund picks three top-performing companies.

The British and Indian stockmarkets have much in common. The FTSE 100’s constituents make most of their sales abroad, while the ...

2019-02-11 11:14 open_in_new
It’s time for Ryanair to grow up

As a young upstart airline, a combative approach was just what Ryanair needed. Now it needs to mellow.

With its record of terrible service, cattle-truck conditions, and bullying extra charges, there are few companies with a worse reputation. Let’s correct that. There are no companies ...

2019-02-10 16:20 open_in_new
Will blockchain really change the world?

There have been some wild claims made about the potential of the new technology, but doubts are starting to set in, says Simon Wilson.

It is an electronic database, or “distributed ledger”, of recorded transactions in which new deals are added to the chain and then stamped and ...

2019-02-09 16:11 open_in_new