The “caravan” of migrants fleeing their home countries and making for the US became a key election issue, with Donald Trump vowing to keep them out. Why are so many on the move?
The post What’s behind the exodus from Central America was first published on MoneyWeek.
Gold has had a reasonable week, but most other assets are selling off. John Stepek looks at the charts that matter to see where the global economy might be going next.
The post The charts that matter: the cracks in the market are showing was first published on MoneyWeek.
There’s a long way to go before Brexit is anything like a done deal. But whatever happens, says John Stepek, it is likely throw up a fair few buying opportunities.
The post The best way for investors to prepare for Brexit was first published on MoneyWeek.
The number of people who don’t have electricity in their home has fallen below one billion for the first time ever.
The post Chart of the week: a milestone in the developing world 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.
Electric cars are addictively good fun to drive. The Hyundai Kona is also cheap and practical.
The post Hyundai Kona: foot off the gas and charge forward was first published on MoneyWeek.
2017 Arco Laarman This startlingly bright and clear South African wine has the purest of all cinsault flavours.
The post A rare and intriguing cinsault was first published on MoneyWeek.
From a smallholding on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park to a Georgian-style house on Monmouthshire’s premier stud farm, eight of the best properties for sale with stables.
The post Properties for sale with stables was first published on MoneyWeek.
The marketing is not wrong – the Canadian province of British Columbia is awe-inspiringly beautiful, says Sarah Moore.
The post Take a hike in British Columbia was first published on MoneyWeek.
It’s safe to say that David Stockman, former US government budget director, is not impressed by President Donald Trump
The post David Stockman: Trump is playing with fire was first published on MoneyWeek.
Salesforce, one of the world’s top software companies, has a bright future and is currently on sale.
The post Salesforce: software service with a smile was first published on MoneyWeek.
Don’t be swayed by impressive interest rates and fun perks, says Ruth Jackson. Mini bonds aren’t as good an investment as they look.
The post Beware of the risks when investing in mini bonds was first published on MoneyWeek.
The green energy sector is growing, but investors shouldn’t rush in to renewable energy investment funds.
The post Renewable energy investment funds are warming up was first published on MoneyWeek.
No-one likes selling at a loss. That includes board members. So when directors swallow a loss, it’s bad news.
The post When director deals matter was first published on MoneyWeek.
Hungary’s authoritarian leader Victor Orban is widely reviled. But the country’s economy and equities look inviting.
The post Hungary: nasty leader, nice stocks was first published on MoneyWeek.
Earlier this week we received some good news. I had all but written off my bet on Kyrsten Sinema being elected senator for Arizona. However, it appears that I was a tad premature.
The post Betting on politics: Good news from the US mid-term elections was first published on MoneyWeek.
Life in a retirement home can provide support and company for retirees, but watch out for extra fee add-ons.
The post Hidden cost of retirement homes was first published on MoneyWeek.
Emerging-market stocks have lagged in recent years, but their long-term performance remains appealing.
The post Value in emerging-market stocks was first published on MoneyWeek.
Warren Buffett’s investment vehicle Berkshire Hathaway bought back $928m of its own shares in the third quarter. And this is just the tip of the iceberg.
The post Tailwind from US share buybacks is weakening was first published on MoneyWeek.
Matthew Partridge looks at what investors can learn from Shakespeare's Macbeth.
The post What Macbeth teaches you about stock analysts was first published on MoneyWeek.
A month ago, the price of Brent crude oil hit a new four-year high of more than $86 a barrel. In a spectacular reversal of fortune, it is now in a bear market, having plummeted by more than 20%.
The post Oil falls back – and won’t bounce far was first published on MoneyWeek.
Andrew Yang cut his teeth in the dotcom bubble before establishing a US-wide business. Now he wants to lead his country and introduce a “freedom dividend”. Jane Lewis reports.
The post Andrew Yang: start-up expert aiming for the US presidency was first published on MoneyWeek.
Film review: Peterloo Peterloo is a solid costume drama that shines a light on a significant piece of social and economic history. But it does need a bit of trimming and sharper focus.
The post Film of the week: a solid drama that could have been much better was first published on MoneyWeek.
Book review: How To Be Right LBC presenter James O’Brien is a bit of an oddity – a radio talk-show host with liberal views.
The post Book in the news: James O’Brien, the bloviating pundit of the left was first published on MoneyWeek.
The Pensions Regulator is cracking down on companies that don’t meet their pensions auto-enrolment responsibilities.
The post Avoiding pensions auto-enrolment is costly for SMEs was first published on MoneyWeek.
Japanese tech giant SoftBank is spinning off its mobile unit to raise cash for more tech investments, reports Marina Gerner. Who could benefit?
The post SoftBank: Japan’s largest-ever IPO was first published on MoneyWeek.
Many people have not understood the tax implications of drawing down their money, meaning that savers withdrawing pension cash are handing over millions of pounds in income tax.
The post Don’t forget income tax when drawing your pension was first published on MoneyWeek.
Emmanuel Macron, the French president, presents himself internationally as a bold statesman – yet his much-needed domestic reforms are remarkable for their timidity, says Frédéric Guirinec.
The post The two faces of Emmanuel Macron was first published on MoneyWeek.
China’s workforce and general population are ageing rapidly, and the grievously underfunded welfare and pensions system won’t cope. That’s a recipe for structural decline and turmoil, says Jonathan Compton.
The post China will get old before it gets rich was first published on MoneyWeek.
Ignore the gloomsters, says Rupert Foster. Growth will slow for now, but the economy is undergoing a healthy transition to consumer-driven growth. The process will prove stronger than demographic headwinds.
The post China: Asia’s next success story was first published on MoneyWeek.