Housing minister James Brokenshire has suggested you should be able to raid your pension savings to fund the purchase of your first home. You shouldn't.
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Rather than wait and be at the mercy of regulators, the big tech companies should begin the process of breaking themselves up, says Matthew Lynn.
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Investors rattled by the prospect of a global slowdown and a worsening trade war are heading for Switzerland; the local stockmarket index has just hit a new record.
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The UK has more billion-dollar technology companies, or “unicorns”, per capita, than China has. That’s cause for celebration, but they need nurturing.
The post How Britain became a global leader in tech stock “unicorns” was first published on MoneyWeek.
Your company’s final-salary pension scheme could be sold to an insurer. And while the merits of such a deal may not be clear cut, they can have their advantages.
The post Employees: brace yourselves for a pension-scheme buyout was first published on MoneyWeek.
As markets continue to believe that a cut in US interest rates is just a matter of time, the US dollar continued its fall this week. John Stepek looks at how that's affected the charts that matter most to the global economy.
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The price of Brent crude oil has fallen by more than 20% since May – past the level that marks a bear market.
The post Brent crude oil: back in a bear market was first published on MoneyWeek.
Approximately 360,000 people have been given incorrect forecasts of their state pension benefits, the government has confirmed.
The post Government admits it has got its state pension sums wrong was first published on MoneyWeek.
Boris Johnson looks almost certain to be our next prime minister. Dominic Frisby looks at what that might mean for the pound.
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The Tories have one issue on their plate – Brexit. And it’s seasoned with plenty of snake oil, says Emily Hohler.
The post Who will deliver Brexit? was first published on MoneyWeek.
The price of oil spiked after two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman. John Stepek looks at how an escalating conflict could affect markets – and your money.
The post What does the tension in the Gulf of Oman mean for oil? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Investors are now counting on an interest-rate cut from the US Federal Reserve to bolster economic growth.
The post Investors await rescue by the US Federal Reserve was first published on MoneyWeek.
China’s currency, the yuan (also known as the renminbi), has slumped to a new low for 201 as Trump’s tariffs put a strain on the country’s manufacturing industries.
The post The yuan: a new front in the trade war? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Leonardo da Vinci’s reputation has come under scrutiny, says Chris Carter. Is the criticism fair?
The post Is Leonardo da Vinci overrated? 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.
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Neil Woodford had humble origins, but built an enthusiastic following among retail investors by promising to make them rich. Now, they’d just like their money back.
The post Rock-star fund manager Woodford gets booed off stage was first published on MoneyWeek.
This week: houses for around £800,000 – from a converted Victorian railway station in Norfolk to a Georgian townhouse in Bath
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The extraordinary new 300mph Koenigsegg Jesko will blow your mind, says Mick Sharp.
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2015 CVNE Imperial Reserva This mellow and complex red is perfect for a summer barbecue – or an autumnal game dish, a wintry beef stew, or a succulent spring lamb.
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The Maldives is packed with luxury resorts, but these three stand out, says Chris Carter.
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The move sounds positive for tenants, but the cost will be passed on, says Sarah Moore.
The post Tenants lose out as letting-fees ban arrives in England was first published on MoneyWeek.
Donald Trump’s decision to call off threatened duties on imports from Mexico closes the latest episode in his trade war reality show.
The post Mexico dodges a bullet in Trump’s trade war was first published on MoneyWeek.
French carmaker Renault’s fraught alliance with Nissan has so far prevented a deal with Fiat Chrysler. Will that change? Matthew Partridge reports.
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China’s Fosun International is considering bidding for beleaguered British travel company Thomas Cook’s tour operating division.
The post Will Fosun rescue Thomas Cook? was first published on MoneyWeek.
With the contest to become the next Conservative leader heating up, punters are pouring money into the betting exchanges. Matthew Partridge weighs up the odds.
The post Betting on politics: the odds on the next Conservative leader was first published on MoneyWeek.
Many of the ten Tory leadership candidates have are making reckless promises about their tax and spending plans.
The post Tories discover the magic money tree was first published on MoneyWeek.
MoneyWeek likes investment trusts. We write about them every week. However, now might be a good time to remember what it is that makes them special.
The post What makes investment trusts so special was first published on MoneyWeek.
A portfolio of shares should be based on some large, well-managed companies with proven business models and compelling long-term prospects. These ten stocks fit the bill.
The post Ten to tuck away: solid stocks that will stand the test of time was first published on MoneyWeek.
If you own a Woodford fund, what should you do now? And what of the other stocks affected by the former “star” manager’s current woes? Merryn Somerset Webb has the answers.
The post The fallout from Neil Woodford’s fall from grace was first published on MoneyWeek.
The FTSE 100 is cheap, says Tim Price. But it’s not where I would invest now. The best value is to be found in Japan. Here’s why.
The post Why I favour Japan over the UK market was first published on MoneyWeek.