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The charts that matter: is this the turning point for the US dollar?

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 11:47 open_in_new
Don’t believe the excuses: plenty of people saw the 2008 crisis coming

In November 2008, the Queen opened a building at the London School of Economics. With a level of diplomacy that might be more closely associated with her husband, she asked one of the professors there why no one had seen the crisis coming. Specifically, said Professor Luis Garicano, “The Queen ...

yesterday 12:41 open_in_new
Now looks like a good time to buy gold – but you need to watch this chart

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 10:35 open_in_new
The Pacific Alliance: the four best bets in Latin America

The emerging-market sell-off is a buying opportunity for brave investors seeking resilient, well-managed economies with strong prospects. Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Peru fit the bill, says James McKeigue.

The turmoil in emerging markets seems all too familiar. In the late 1990s Russia and ...

2018-09-20 17:41 open_in_new
Make sure you’re not getting stiiffed by your mobile phone company

Charging you for things you don’t need; not quite explaining to you that you are being charged for those things; feigning innocence when caught – all sounds a bit high street bank doesn’t it? Bad news: your mobile phone company has been at it at it too.

Most mobile phone deals are ...

2018-09-20 17:41 open_in_new
When will the Bank of England raise interest rates again?

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 ...

2018-09-20 13:29 open_in_new
A warning from the goldmining boom to today’s cryptocurrency investors

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 ...

2018-09-19 12:17 open_in_new
Is the Federal Reserve really worried about inflation?

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 ...

2018-09-18 13:11 open_in_new
Three video game companies with wide economic moats

Competition is the bane of corporate life. Not only can it result in competitors stealing sales and market share, but it can also ensure that each remaining penny of revenue, contributes less profit.

One way to make sure that competition doesn’t end up hitting your portfolio is to invest ...

2018-09-18 11:05 open_in_new
Good news! Wages are finally rising for everyone

We’ve been predicting that the next surprise in store for the global economy is to be fast-rising wages.

Employment numbers across the UK are high (unemployment is at a 40-year low of 4%) and we’ve been hearing from recruitment consultants for some time that hiring is harder and harder ...

2018-09-17 18:17 open_in_new
The biggest economic change in the last ten years that no one talks about

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 ...

2018-09-17 13:02 open_in_new
Why the best response to the financial crisis would have been a recession

When the world’s central banks leapt into action to save the global financial industry in 2008 there was not much discussion about whether that was the right thing to do. Some economists observed that the central banks had shown a bizarre level of incompetence in allowing a credit crunch to ...

2018-09-17 10:56 open_in_new
Three ways to boost family businesses

Research shows that keeping a business in the family is good for profits. Here’s how to encourage more of it.

Entrepreneurs do a great job of creating new businesses. But after the original founder has retired, companies should be handed over to professional managers who know what they ...

2018-09-16 13:56 open_in_new
Carving up the Caspian Sea

The five states bordering the world’s biggest inland body of water, which is rich in fossil fuels, have just reached a deal trumpeted as a “regional constitution”. What now? Alex Rankine reports.

Last month leaders of the five countries on the Caspian Sea – Russia, Iran, ...

2018-09-15 19:02 open_in_new
The charts that matter: Happy Lehman Brothers Day!

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 ...

2018-09-15 13:47 open_in_new
Ten years on: why did Lehman Brothers go bust?

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 ...

2018-09-14 12:35 open_in_new
“Norway for now”: how we can avoid a botched Brexit

The government is making absurdly heavy weather of leaving the EU. Yet there is a straightforward solution hiding in plain sight. George Trefgarne explains.

Theresa May’s government is botching Brexit. We face two deeply unpalatable options. One is a deal on the EU’s terms as initiated ...

2018-09-14 11:32 open_in_new
Our progress since 2008? Ten years older, and deeper in debt

A decade on from the collapse of Lehman Brothers, it doesn’t look like we’ve learnt any of the lessons of the credit crunch. But the next crisis won’t look the same as the last one, says John Stepek.

This month marks ten years since US investment bank Lehman Brothers ...

2018-09-13 18:44 open_in_new
Ten years on: was it right to bail out the banks?

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 ...

2018-09-13 12:26 open_in_new
Here’s what the blockchain is for – and when I think bitcoin will hit a bottom

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 ...

2018-09-12 12:17 open_in_new
Should you buy Smithson, Terry Smith’s new investment trust?

I called Terry Smith last week to have a chat about the new global small and medium company investment trust, Smithson, being launched by his asset management firm Fundsmith.

I talked about this a bit in my article about the launch of three new investment trusts, but I know that an awful ...

2018-09-11 18:26 open_in_new