If we are to prevent another Carillion from happening, boards and institutional shareholders need to take responsibility, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The post Lessons from Carillion was first published on MoneyWeek.
Stocks with big dividends can provide a reliable income in this tough environment – but high yields can be a sign of impending disaster. Phil Oakley explains how to spot the difference
The post Three high-yielding stocks to buy now – and three more to avoid was first published on MoneyWeek.
The oil price has made a steady recovery since it crashed in 2014. But that could have far reaching consequences for equity markets, says John Stepek.
The post Why the oil price rebound could be the catalyst for a stockmarket crash was first published on MoneyWeek.
Low-cost airline easyJet has had a good year in 2017, while advertising giant WPP saw its share price fall by more than 25%.
The post If you’d invested in: EasyJet and WPP was first published on MoneyWeek.
The price of bitcoin fell by over 20% in the space of a day. Dominic Frisby picks his way through the wreckage of the bitcoin crash and asks: what now?
The post The bitcoin crash – as it happened was first published on MoneyWeek.
The pound has hit its highest level against the dollar since the Brexit vote. But as John Stepek explains, that says more about the dollar than it does about sterling.
The post What the weakening US dollar means for markets was first published on MoneyWeek.
One possible model for Brexit is “Canada Plus Plus”. Matthew Partridge talks to Léon Cornelissen, chief economist for Dutch asset management firm Robeco, about why it is a non-starter.
The post Why a “Canada Plus Plus” Brexit deal won’t happen was first published on MoneyWeek.
With construction and support services giant Carillion going into liquidation, John Stepek looks at some of the key lessons for investors.
The post What investors can learn from Carillion’s collapse was first published on MoneyWeek.
Britain's house prices will be at best stable this year. Merryn Somerset Webb explains why now's not the time to put your money in property.
The post Don’t pile into property in 2018 was first published on MoneyWeek.
Churchill famously thought Russia was a riddle – but his less famous solution to the riddle still holds. Russian foreign policy is based on self-interest. Simon Wilson explains.
The post Deciphering the Russian enigma was first published on MoneyWeek.
German chancellor Angela Merkel should look to Britain and know political turbulence is coming Germany's way, says Matthew Lynn.
The post Germany is following the British model was first published on MoneyWeek.
Inflation is likely to be the big issue of the year. Here, John Stepek looks at how the global economy is faring with the charts that matter.
The post The charts that matter: watching for the canary in the coalmine was first published on MoneyWeek.
Housing markets around the world are starting to wobble as the supply of cheap credit dries up. John Stepek looks at what’s going on.
The post Global housing markets are warning that the cheap money is running out was first published on MoneyWeek.
There are good reasons for foreign investors to be nervous about Russia. But there are also reasons for cautious optimism about its future, says Frédéric Guirinec.
The post Why Putin’s legacy is the world’s cheapest stockmarket was first published on MoneyWeek.
MoneyWeek’s regular contributors each pick one of their favourite investment ideas from around the world for 2018 and beyond.
The post The best investment ideas for 2018: bet on platinum and Phnom Penh was first published on MoneyWeek.
MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to 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.
Cuba is opening up to luxury travel and, as Alice Gråhns explains, there is plenty to see.
The post Take a cruise around Cuba was first published on MoneyWeek.
Moscow talk-show host Ksenia Sobchak says she wants to unite the opposition against Putin. Can she be believed?
The post Moscow’s It girl takes on Putin was first published on MoneyWeek.
Seventeenth-century courtier Sir Kenelm Digby lent his name and eccentricity to the art of English wine-making.
The post Money makers: An eccentric approach to wine-making was first published on MoneyWeek.
Skismart is an online business offering top-brand ski and snowboard clothing for hire.
The post Five questions for… Toby Phipps, managing director, Skismart was first published on MoneyWeek.
A look back at how the share tipsters from some of the most popular financial magazines fared in 2017, and what they're tipping for the year ahead.
The post How the magazines’ share tipsters fared last year was first published on MoneyWeek.
With so little help available from the state, all self-employed workers should consider taking out one of two types of insurance, says David Prosser.
The post Weave your own safety net was first published on MoneyWeek.
Investment firm Man Group is the world’s largest publicly traded hedge-fund company. The last year has seen a steady rise of over 67% in its shares.
The post If you’d invested in: Man Group and Provident Financial was first published on MoneyWeek.
Alasdair McKinnon of the Scottish Investment Trust tips three bargain British stocks to tuck away in your portfolio.
The post Three ugly ducklings to buy now was first published on MoneyWeek.
Whether a professional or an accidental landlord, you’ll need to complete a self-assessment tax return each year. Emma Lunn explains.
The post Landlords: act quickly and pay your tax was first published on MoneyWeek.
Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury has turned the Trump White House upside-down, says Alex Rankine.
The post Fire and fury in Trump’s White House was first published on MoneyWeek.
Tommy Wiseau features prominently in The Disaster Artist. But the film leaves many questions unanswered.
The post A Hollywood tale stranger than fiction was first published on MoneyWeek.
Stocks are massively overpriced, but the benign economic backdrop suggests that the markets will march on. Indeed, the most likely scenario now, say some observers, is a dramatic 'melt-up'.
The post Get set for a stockmarket melt-up was first published on MoneyWeek.
Raw-materials prices rose sharply in 2017 – and they have made a strong start to 2018, too.
The post Commodities make a comeback was first published on MoneyWeek.
As a new year of auctions get under way, a treasure trove of memorabilia linked to Britain's colonial past goes under the hammer.
The post Souvenirs of an empire was first published on MoneyWeek.