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How much gold does China have? A lot more than you think

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 ...

today 10:47 open_in_new
Votes for women and the rise of the welfare state

In 1918 women were granted the right to vote in the UK. The same happened in the US in 1920, though some states gave women the vote earlier and others had to be forced into it after the change in the law. A century on, what has that changed?

One answer might be that the size of ...

yesterday 13:38 open_in_new
What really scares markets about the latest Brexit mess

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 ...

yesterday 10:29 open_in_new
What’s next for global markets? Keep a close eye on the oil price

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2018-12-10 13:20 open_in_new
Why America is still king

The dominance of the US was supposed to be fading by now. But it’s just not happening.

Rewind a decade and it looked as if US dominance of the global economy was slipping. The financial crisis had been sparked by reckless lending by US banks. The economies of Brazil, Russia, India and ...

2018-12-09 14:11 open_in_new
Music industry back on song

In the 2000s, the internet threatened to sink the record industry. But now streaming has given the music business a new lease of life. Simon Wilson reports.

The first decade of this century was an unmitigated disaster for the music industry. Consumers got used to getting music for free via ...

2018-12-08 19:17 open_in_new
The charts that matter: introducing the terrors of the yield curve

Welcome back.

If you missed any of this week’s Money Mornings, here are the links you need.

Monday: America’s trade truce with China is good news for markets

Tuesday: This signal is the closest you’ll get to a sure thing in economics

Wednesday: The market reaction ...

2018-12-08 12:59 open_in_new
The FTSE 100 has gone nowhere in nearly 20 years. That’s tempting

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 ...

2018-12-07 12:50 open_in_new
Christmas gift ideas for children

A selection of the best and most engaging toys on the market.

The Lego 42083 Technic Bugatti Chiron is almost as impressive an engineering feat as the real car, says Sunday Times Driving. It is one of the most complex Lego Technic kits ever produced, and comes with no fewer than ...

2018-12-07 10:44 open_in_new
Gold miners should regain their shine – but choose carefully

Mining stocks lagged the gold price during the bull market and have struggled since. Dominic Frisby explains why and highlights some explorers with both short and long-term potential.

The first piece I ever wrote for MoneyWeek was about gold miners. It was in 2006. “Buy this stock ...

2018-12-06 17:57 open_in_new
How to keep your head in markets when all around are losing theirs

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 ...

2018-12-06 12:41 open_in_new
The market reaction to the French riots goes a long way to explaining them

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 ...

2018-12-05 11:29 open_in_new
How to build new houses and satisfy the Nimbys at the same time

A few weeks ago, Mark Littlewood of the IEA think tank wrote a piece in The Times in which he wondered how the UK might deal with the many Nimbys holding back housebuilding in the UK – and by extension causing the shortage of new homes and huge prices rises in the south over the last couple of ...

2018-12-04 17:38 open_in_new
This signal is the closest you’ll get to a sure thing in economics

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 ...

2018-12-04 13:27 open_in_new
America’s trade truce with China is good news 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 ...

2018-12-03 11:11 open_in_new
Relax – a no-deal Brexit will be fine

Preparations have been made, the costs largely sunk already. Deal or no deal makes little difference.

Rolls-Royce is stockpiling parts for its factories. Premier Foods says it is spending £10m on contingency plans in case supplies of food start to run out. EasyJet has set up subsidiaries ...

2018-12-01 16:08 open_in_new
The charts that matter: Powell takes a telling from Trump

We have a new podcast this week, and – exciting news – the audio is now vastly improved. So if you haven’t listened to it already (or gave up previously) then please do have a listen now. It’s about 20 minutes of Merryn and I talking about the Brexit deal – does it do what we want it ...

2018-12-01 12:59 open_in_new
Chart of the week: trade war light on casualties so far

“The gloomsters have been saying for some time that global trade was already suffering from the imminent escalation of the US-China trade war,” says Jonathan Allum on The Blah! But the data suggest otherwise.

Global trade volume slipped 1.1% in September, but that followed a ...

2018-11-30 19:08 open_in_new
A skyboat to Aotearoa

In 950, intrepid explorers set off by canoe and discovered New Zealand. Chris Carter follows in their wake.

According to legend, the Polynesian navigator Kupe left Tahiti in his canoe, the Matahorua, in 950 and headed south with his wife and daughters. Accompanying the Matahorua was ...

2018-11-30 19:08 open_in_new
This is the most important central bank story of the week so far

Yesterday, a very important central banker made a statement that had a massive impact on stockmarkets.

We’ll get to that in a moment.

In other news, the Bank of England warned that sterling could drop by 25%, house prices could crash by 30%, and interest rates could go as high as ...

2018-11-30 12:50 open_in_new
What could China and America’s clash at the G20 mean for your money?

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 ...

2018-11-30 12:50 open_in_new