Alice Gråhns and Chris Carter talk to Lorena Baird, executive director of Baird & Co, about the highly competitive gold market – and take a tour of the only gold refinery left in Britain.
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Bored with gold? Uninspired by silver? Platinum too cheap for your tastes these days? Perhaps, says Chris Carter, you need to find a more intriguing metal – here’s one that fits the bill.
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Will the Federal Reserve stay the course and slay inflation? Given the mid-term elections in the US this year, it seems unlikely, says John Stepek. That’s why you should make sure you own some gold.
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One way or another, April has come with a good few watershed moments, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
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Where the US economy leads, the world often follows. And right now, the US housing market is booming again. John Stepek explains what that means for inflation and for you.
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Cryptocurrencies are back on the rise and they’re here to stay. So it’s vital you familiarise yourself with them. Dominic Frisby explains why, and how to do it.
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As the bond bull market recedes, government bond yields are heading upwards. John Stepek explains what that means for the global economy, and where things could go from here.
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Former Cabinet Office chief economist Professor Jonathan Portes believes a bespoke deal along lines that Theresa May outlined in March would cost the UK economy £615m a week.
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What made social media companies so successful also makes them easy targets for government muscle-flexing, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
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After a fantastic run spanning decades, tobacco stocks look like they’re starting to fall. John Stepek looks at Big Tobacco’s decline and asks: is it still worth investing in?
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Quantitative easing – AKA money printing – is fast turning into quantitative tightening, ushering out the long-running bull market in stocks. Merryn Somerset Webb explains what you should do now.
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The media conglomerate has been left rudderless after years of drift, says Matthew Lynn. Here’s how big companies can avoid repeating the mistakes.
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Worries about the use of online data to target votes aren’t limited to the Brexit referendum and the US presidential election. Critics say these tactics are being used around the world. Simon Wilson reports.
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As inflation rears its ugly head again, John Stepek looks at what the charts can tell us about the way the global economy could be heading.
The post The charts that matter: inflation fears come creeping back was first published on MoneyWeek.
Rising commodity prices have thrust inflation back to the forefront of investors’ minds. John Stepek explains the best way to profit.
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Challenger banks have been disrupting personal banking for a while. Now they’ve got their sights set on business accounts.
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Marcus Swanepoel created Luno, an exchange that aims to makes it safe and easy for people to buy, store and use cryptocurrencies.
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MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips form the rest of the UK's financial pages.
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Small companies have to shoulder an unfair burden on business rates, says David Prosser. The government should give them a break.
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Venture capital trusts are the vehicle of choice for those who’ve maxed out their pensions, says David Prosser.
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If you’re thinking of taking to the seas for the summer, the Princess S78 could be the perfect option, says Sarah Moore.
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This sensational Sauternes is a total and utter screaming bargain, says Matthew Jukes.
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Victrex, which manufactures high-performance plastic, has seen it share price soar, while water utility and waste-management firm Pennon group's shares have plunged.
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Each week, a professional investor tells us where she’d put her money. This week: Tiffany Hsiao of Matthews Asia selects three Chinese small-cap stocks with exciting potential.
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A single road will take you on a spectacular tour of this beautiful island, says Alice Gråhns.
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From a Grade II-listed Jacobean house in Ashford, Kent, to a cottage with medieval origins in Saffron Walden, eight of the best properties within easy reach of London.
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Investors should tune out day-to-day noise and focus on the long-term trend, which means sticking with stocks and reinvesting your dividends.
The post Why it pays to be in stocks was first published on MoneyWeek.
The Mexican peso has gained 8% against the dollar this year. But that's as far as it is likely to go.
The post Chart of the week: The Mexican peso has peaked was first published on MoneyWeek.
Why not head up into space for your summer vacation this year? A round trip is yours for $9.5m.
The post A holiday closer to the sun was first published on MoneyWeek.
Book review: This is an ambitious and deeply researched narrative look at the plan that put Europe back on its feet.
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