More than a million households and businesses were left in the dark and commuters stranded when the lights went out earlier this month. What happened? Simon Wilson reports.
The post What caused Britain’s blackouts? was first published on MoneyWeek.
The yield curve suggested a recession was on the way when it inverted – but that could be up to two years away. John Stepek looks at the charts that matter most to investors to see which way the markets are turning.
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From an award-winning contemporary house on the shingle beach in the Dungeness Estate, Kent, to a villa on the Isle of Barra in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides.
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This wine is an instant classic, says Matthew Jukes – a smooth, enticing, beautifully balanced number.
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The Italian sports car maker has created true hypercar royalty. Chris Carter reports.
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US households have spent much of the past decade deleveraging. Companies haven’t as this chart shows.
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GDP in Europe’s largest economy fell 0.1% in the second quarter and early signs for this quarter are ominous. Alex Rankine reports.
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Short sellers get a bad press, says John Stepek. But if they target a company you invest in, you need to take action quickly.
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The Four Seasons Fairways resort offers stunning courses in beautiful surroundings. Chris Carter reports.
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The "loonie" has been on something of a roll against the euro since 2018. Dominic Frisby checks the charts to see where the Canadian dollar is heading next.
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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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A usually sedate part of the investment world is clearly in a bubble.
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The inverted yield curve on US Treasuries spells trouble for investors. Alex Rankine reports.
The post Doomsday clock approaches midnight was first published on MoneyWeek.
Unless the world’s multinational corporations get their act together, capitalism is heading for trouble, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The post Is capitalism doomed? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Widespread use of virtual-reality technology has been “just around the corner” since the 1980s, says Ben Judge. But with the growing popularity of augmented reality, we might finally be about to turn that corner.
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Central bankers put their heads together today at their annual shindig at Jackson Hole, says John Stepek. But they're fast running out of big ideas.
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SPONSORED CONTENT Ben Lofthouse, fund manager for the Henderson International Income Trust, on portfolio changes, market performance and trust outlook.
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My Friend Anna: The true story of the fake heiress of New York CityWilliams is a solid writer who does a good job of explaining how she, and other intelligent people, could be taken in by such a crook.
The post Coming to terms with Anna Sorokin was first published on MoneyWeek.
Many of us dream of building our own homes – but how do you go about it? Chris Menon explains.
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Need to raise money? Look beyond the bank, says David Prosser.
The post How to fund your firm was first published on MoneyWeek.
After the Fall Crisis, Recovery and the Making of a New SpainA book that goes beyond politics to offer a deeply sympathetic portrayal of a country.
The post Book in the news… the inside story of Spain’s tumultuous crisis was first published on MoneyWeek.
Self-interest was a powerful motivator in making the Edinburgh Fringe Festival the phenomenal success it is today, says Dominic Frisby.
The post How the success of the Edinburgh Fringe proves that Adam Smith was right was first published on MoneyWeek.
Carson Block sniffs out stocks trading on dodgily high valuations and bets against them, which unnerves his targets. Now, his reign of terror has spread to London. Jane Lewis reports.
The post Carson Block: the world’s most feared short-seller was first published on MoneyWeek.
Review: This Giant Beast That is the Global EconomyA new TV series outfreaks Freakonomics.
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Kailajärvi claimed to have discovered a way to make huge returns from foreign-currency trading. For a fee, investors could join the club.
The post Great frauds in history: Hannu Kailajärvi was first published on MoneyWeek.
Agreeing to lock up your cash can boost the interest rate on your savings significantly. Ruth Jackson-Kirby reports.
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Matthew Partridge weighs up the odds on the candidates for the Democratic Party nomination.
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A professional investor tells us where he’d put his money. This week: Louis Veilleux, Senior Investment Manager, Pictet Water fund.
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Investors are worried that central banks are running out of ways to "stimulate" economic growth, writes John Stepek. Never mind – there's always the government.
The post Are we about to see an epic splurge of government spending? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Distressed debt investor and author Howard Marks thinks US stocks have further to run.
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