Policymakers are searching for solutions to problems that might well not exist, says Matthew Lynn.
The post The mismeasure of the economy was first published on MoneyWeek.
Britain’s healthcare system increasingly resembles a state religion – it could do with more heretics than acolytes, says Simon Wilson.
The post The NHS at 70 was first published on MoneyWeek.
John Stepek examines how concerns over Chinese growth have affect the global economy's most important charts.
The post The charts that matter: the global growth jitters was first published on MoneyWeek.
The National Theatre’s intelligent and moving production of The Lehman Trilogy should be on everyone’s list of plays to see, says Matthew Partridge.
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US inflation is rising fast. Wages have not kept pace – but it’s only matter of time. John Stepek explains what a “wage explosion” would mean for investors.
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Professional investor Tom Walker picks three sustainable stocks from around with world that should provide value whatever global markets do.
The post Three solid stocks to pilot you through the economic turbulence 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.
The post Share tips of the week was first published on MoneyWeek.
American stocks are looking very expensive, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you should sell, says John Stepek.
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Platinum futures have slumped to around $840 an ounce, a near-ten-year low. But the gloom looks overdone.
The post Platinum will regain its shine was first published on MoneyWeek.
Retailer Findel has seen sales surge, while counterpart N Brown Group is considering closing all its physical shops.
The post If you’d invested in: Findel and N Brown Group was first published on MoneyWeek.
Katie Brooks looks at three far-off – and one not so far-off – spa retreats.
The post Spa holidays for mind and body was first published on MoneyWeek.
This wine is the real deal from Australia, says Matthew Jukes. And it will blow you away.
The post An “everyday posh” red from Australia was first published on MoneyWeek.
From a Grade II-listed, 16th-century manor house with stables in Essex, to a converted barn with its own sand school in Coolham, West Sussex, eight of the best properties for sale with stables.
The post Properties for sale with stables was first published on MoneyWeek.
The Lexus ES F Sport combines sporting prowess with luxury, says Katie Brooks.
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A slowdown in smartphone sales has dented profits at the Korean tech giant. But that’s not the only problem. Alice Gråhns reports.
The post Samsung starts to struggle was first published on MoneyWeek.
Matthew Partridge tips a very rare arbitrage opportunity to snap up now.
The post Betting on politics: a no-confidence vote was first published on MoneyWeek.
Former Formula 1 racing driver David Coulthard has turned his winning ways to the world of business.
The post Money makers: driven to success was first published on MoneyWeek.
Book review: The Inside Story of Sir Philip Green, the Collapse of BHS and the Death of the High StreetAn unflattering look at the role played by Philip Green in the collapse of BHS.
The post Book in the news… the rise and fall of a high-street tycoon was first published on MoneyWeek.
America’s self-made men were well-to-do to start with. And they still need to learn how to blow it.
The post The decline of the rags-to-riches tale was first published on MoneyWeek.
The 1902 novel by George Barr McCutcheon doesn't just teach investors how to spend money, but how to make it too.
The post What Brewster’s Millions teaches you about leverage was first published on MoneyWeek.
EZ Education creates learning software: maths and English programmes that replicate the experience of a private tutor for a fraction of the cost.
The post Five questions for… Nicola Chilman, cofounder, EZ Education was first published on MoneyWeek.
David Prosser looks into what small firms can do about persistently late workers.
The post Small businesses: dealing with train delays and staff shortages was first published on MoneyWeek.
HMRC refuses to reform its clumsy taxation of pension withdrawals, says David Prosser.
The post Pension withdrawals tax trap won’t be closed was first published on MoneyWeek.
Over 50 years and more than 1,500 deals, Stefano Pessina turned a struggling family firm into an international healthcare giant. What’s his next target? Jane Lewis reports.
The post Stefano Pessina: the alchemist turning drugs into gold was first published on MoneyWeek.
Although the cost of living might not be top of every student’s mind, make sure they’re prepared to budget.
The post How to pay for university was first published on MoneyWeek.
With talk of a trade war hampering equities in a region that is dependent on exports, investors are going cold on Europe.
The post The spectre of a crisis still haunts Europe was first published on MoneyWeek.
Investors may be overestimating China's vulnerability to a trade war, but a slowing economy and an overheated property market, it's not a good time.
The post China: a bad time to tussle over tariffs was first published on MoneyWeek.
FANG stocks – the big tech companies – are perfect for current market conditions, says former hedge-fund manager Jim Cramer.
The post Jim Cramer: FANGs can withstand trade tensions was first published on MoneyWeek.
Book review: The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other AppreciationsIf you are interested in US politics, or simply want to learn about an important American politician who is not Donald Trump, this is the book for you.
The post Book review: A genuinely entertaining political memoir was first published on MoneyWeek.
The government has allowed for exceptions to the rule, so make sure you’re aware of them.
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