Bear markets – periods of falling stock prices – are painful for investors. Thankfully, these days the worst is soon over.
The post Why bear markets are getting shorter was first published on MoneyWeek.
“Populism” – on the left and the right – is on the march in Europe, and the establishment looks vulnerable in May’s elections to the European Parliament. What happens next?
The post What’s behind the rise of populism in Europe? was first published on MoneyWeek.
With worrying data from bond yields and US jobless figures, John Stepek looks at the global economy’s most important charts to gauge the threat of a recession.
The post The charts that matter: is the recessionary threat real or hype? was first published on MoneyWeek.
More than 1,400 CEOs of US companies left their jobs in 2018. But CEO exits can spell opportunity.
The post Chart of the week: Ditch the CEO, buy the shares was first published on MoneyWeek.
The government has pushed ahead with its plans to change the way probate fees are charged. From April, the flat fee will be replaced with a new sliding scale.
The post Probate fees rise was first published on MoneyWeek.
Forecasts for many of the world’s major economies is distinctly gloomy. But investors shouldn’t be too downhearted – the outlook for stockmarkets could be much brighter. John Stepek explains why.
The post Why investors should never mistake the economy for the stockmarket was first published on MoneyWeek.
The US property market has seen some of the weakest data since house prices finally began to recover after the financial crisis.
The post US housing market on shaky foundations was first published on MoneyWeek.
The gloom on South Korea may be overdone and investors may be in line for not only rising stock prices, but rising dividends too.
The post South Korea is due a bounce 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.
Brazilian stocks have taken off since Jair Bolsonaro took office. But may return to earth just as quickly.
The post Brazil trades on borrowed time was first published on MoneyWeek.
Professional investor William Meadon picks three of his favourite UK stocks.
The post Brexit panic is good news for bargain hunters was first published on MoneyWeek.
Max King goes off the beaten safari track in Africa – and finds the extra effort is well rewarded.
The post On safari in Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi was first published on MoneyWeek.
The new BMW M850i coupé is ferociously fast yet soothing to drive.
The post BMW’s big, brash monster was first published on MoneyWeek.
2017 Wiltinger The 2017 Rieslings from von Kesselstatt are true vinous magic and all obscenely good value for money.
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From a 17th-century house in Warwickshire to a property with gardens designed by an RHS Chelsea medal winner, eight of the best houses for sale with kitchen gardens.
The post Houses for sale with kitchen gardens was first published on MoneyWeek.
The Green New Deal proposed by a group of US politicians would be expensive and unworkable, says Matthew Partridge.
The post The Green New Deal: a bold plan to save the planet was first published on MoneyWeek.
As drama over the e-commerce giant’s second US headquarters continues, New York’s welcome has cooled. Matthew Partridge reports
The post The Big Apple bites back at Amazon was first published on MoneyWeek.
Thailand has been in political turmoil for years, and the constant tension has hampered efforts to introduce structural reforms to boost efficiency.
The post Tension is mounting in turbulent Thailand was first published on MoneyWeek.
Wages are rising, inflation is falling, and homes are getting more affordable. John Stepek wonders how long all this good news can last.
The post Good news all round – but can it continue? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Our growing tendency to treat our pets as family members is great news for animal food, medicine and even furniture makers. The petcare sector also looks immune to recession. Chris Carter reports.
The post Pampered pets promise strong and steady long-term growth was first published on MoneyWeek.
Dominic Frisby outlines a beautifully simple, long-term trend-following strategy that works across most markets.
The post How to catch the best of a bull market while dodging the big bears was first published on MoneyWeek.
Scientific-equipment maker Judges Scientific is expanding rapidly and doesn't deserve to be ignored by investors, says Richard Beddard.
The post Judges Scientific: a scientific mini-conglomerate was first published on MoneyWeek.
The US wants to completely overhaul its trade relationship with China. That will have a significant effect on China’s economy. But it’s got plenty of other problems to worry about, too, says John Stepek.
The post A trade war in the US is just the most obvious of China’s problems was first published on MoneyWeek.
Short-term lets on Airbnb can be a good way of making spare cash, but make sure you’re covered, says Sarah Moore.
The post How to avoid Airbnb headaches was first published on MoneyWeek.
Matthew Partridge looks the fraud perpetrated by Robert Allen Stanford, which netted him $7bn from certificates of deposit.
The post Great frauds in history: Stanford’s great bank-bond heist was first published on MoneyWeek.
Pension providers will have to offer default drawdown options after many savers ended up in cash funds that generated no investment growth and leave them worse off.
The post Pensions drawdown disaster was first published on MoneyWeek.
There's a huge amount of investment pouring into self-driving cars. It could turn out to be a "glorious bubble", says John Stepek. Here's what's going on, and the best way to invest.
The post How self-driving cars could be the next genuinely useful investment bubble was first published on MoneyWeek.
It’s 15 months before the next London mayoral election, due to be held in May 2020, and already both the bookies and the betting exchanges are starting to offer some markets on the poll.
The post Betting on politics: the race for London mayor was first published on MoneyWeek.
Watercolours offer a glimpse of the world before film, says Chris Carter.
The post The watercolours that illustrate a vanishing natural world was first published on MoneyWeek.
Cars are expensive to run, but you can make some money back from yours by renting it out when you're not using it.
The post Make the most of your car was first published on MoneyWeek.