The Federal Reserve, America’s central bank, is slowly raising interest rates. But that doesn’t mean it’s going after inflation, says John Stepek. It may have other targets in mind.
The post Is the Federal Reserve really worried about inflation? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Matthew Partridge talks to fund managers Victoria Stevens and Matt Tonge, who pick three video-game makers that can keep competitors at bay.
The post Three video game companies with wide economic moats was first published on MoneyWeek.
For the first time in a decade, wages are rising for young as well as older workers. Merryn Somerset Webb looks at what this means, and where it might lead.
The post Good news! Wages are finally rising for everyone was first published on MoneyWeek.
Fracking for oil has made the US energy independent. Its effects have spread far beyond the energy markets, says John Stepek, shifting the global economy’s balance of power.
The post The biggest economic change in the last ten years that no one talks about was first published on MoneyWeek.
The authorities’ response to the 2008 financial crisis may have ended up neutering capitalism – the greatest poverty destroying system ever.
The post Why the best response to the financial crisis would have been a recession was first published on MoneyWeek.
Research shows that keeping a business in the family is good for profits. Matthew Lynn explains how to encourage more of it.
The post Three ways to boost family businesses was first published on MoneyWeek.
The five states bordering the Caspian Sea, which is rich in fossil fuels, have just reached a deal trumpeted as a “regional constitution”. What now?
The post Carving up the Caspian Sea was first published on MoneyWeek.
Ten years ago today, the financial crisis exploded onto the front pages. John Stepek looks at the charts that matter to find out what, if anything, has changed since then.
The post The charts that matter: Happy Lehman Brothers Day! was first published on MoneyWeek.
We can’t tell you exactly when the next crisis will be or what will cause it. But we can tell you for certain that there will be one.
The post Another crisis will be along soon enough was first published on MoneyWeek.
John Stepek examines why investment bank Lehman Brothers went bust ten years ago and asks: should it have been saved, and would things have been any different if it had?
The post Ten years on: why did Lehman Brothers go bust? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Higher wages are on the way in the US as the labour market keeps tightening. But upward pressure on wages implies upward pressure on inflation and higher interest rates to subdue it.
The post Rising wages spell higher interest rates in the US was first published on MoneyWeek.
According to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey, 28% of fund managers are underweight in UK stocks.
The post British stocks are unloved and undervalued was first published on MoneyWeek.
Last week bitcoin dropped by more than 20% in a few days to around $6,200 before recovering slightly. Other cryptocurrencies such as ethereum and XRP have lost their footing too.
The post Chart of the week: the bitcoin bubble is still hissing air was first published on MoneyWeek.
The government is making absurdly heavy weather of leaving the EU. Yet there is a straightforward solution hiding in plain sight. George Trefgarne explains.
The post “Norway for now”: how we can avoid a botched Brexit was first published on MoneyWeek.
Messaging service, Snapchat, is unprofitable and user numbers are dwindling. Time to short parent company Snap, says Matthew Partridge.
The post Why you should short Snap was first published on MoneyWeek.
Savers are using the pensions freedom rules to dip into their retirement funds at an alarming rate, says David Prosser.
The post Be careful with your pensions freedom was first published on MoneyWeek.
The latest data breach is another reminder of the importance of keeping your online identity and financial information as safe as possible.
The post How to protect your online identity from data hackers was first published on MoneyWeek.
2017 Astrolabe Sauvignon Blanc This New Zealand sauvignon blanc harks back to the old-style, fine wines of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé .
The post A glorious Kiwi sauvignon blanc was first published on MoneyWeek.
From an art deco-style house with panoramic views of Mounts Bay, Cornwall, to a two-bedroom flat in a stucco-fronted building in Notting Hill, eight of the best properties for sale for £1m.
The post Properties for sale for around £1m was first published on MoneyWeek.
There’s a smart watch out there to suit all tastes and wallets. Sarah Moore picks six of the best.
The post Six of the best smartwatches was first published on MoneyWeek.
Chris Carter visits Denbies Wine Estate, an award-winning English vineyard that hosts a particularly challenging marathon.
The post A tipsy marathon on the North Downs was first published on MoneyWeek.
A specialist investment trust and a mining stock allow investors to bet on African large-cap stocks, and a recovery in Zimbabwe.
The post Where to find value in Africa was first published on MoneyWeek.
Property crowdfunding is becoming an ever more popular way to buy into bricks and mortar. But think carefully before putting your money in.
The post Property crowdfunding: should you become a virtual landlord? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Man-about-town Lapo Elkann came close to self-destructing in spectacular fashion, buthe has since gone on to build his own business empire.
The post Lapo Elkann : The Agnelli scion and his empire was first published on MoneyWeek.
Costs and ongoing fees could severely dent your income when you buy a holiday home to let abroad.
The post Watch out for the devilish details when buying a holiday home abroad was first published on MoneyWeek.
Frieze Week, held every year in Regent’s Park, is one of the most influential in the art world’s calendar.
The post Art world descends on London for Frieze Week was first published on MoneyWeek.
The minor royals have been corrupted by celebrity culture and have ideas above their station.
The post Princess Eugenie’s extravagant nuptials was first published on MoneyWeek.
Shares in hazard detection copay Halma have risen 158% in the past five years, while those in oil and gas firm Ophir have plunged.
The post If you’d invested in: Halma and Ophir was first published on MoneyWeek.
Europe is in a structural growth crisis, says professional investor Malte Heininger. But these three visionary companies have good long-term prospects.
The post Three stocks to overcome Europe’s growth crisis 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.