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Markets aren't pricing in a political panic

Ray Dalio, the world's top hedge fund manager, is reining in his horns, says John Stepek. Not because of the markets – but because of politics. The post Markets aren't pricing in a political panic was first published on MoneyWeek.

The charts that matter suggest that investors are nervous

John Stepek explains why the gold price spiked up last week, and catches up with the action in the other markets. The post The charts that matter suggest that investors are nervous was first published on MoneyWeek.

US stocks may be more overvalued than they've ever been before

It's no secret that US stocks have been expensive for quite some time, says John Stepek. But even so, few investors realise quite how eye-wateringly expensive they've become. The post US stocks may be more overvalued than they've ever been before was first published on MoneyWeek.

Leaving the Customs Union could cause border chaos

If Britain decides to leave the Customs Union after Brexit, expect there to be chaos on the roads, says Matthew Partridge. The post Leaving the Customs Union could cause border chaos was first published on MoneyWeek.

Five ways to build a better Brexit

Business ought to stop moaning about Brexit, and start shaping it. Matthew Lynn suggests five places where it can start. The post Five ways to build a better Brexit was first published on MoneyWeek.

The NHS funding gap

Britain's National Health Service always seems to be in crisis and running out of cash. Is it really, and what can be done? Alex Rankine reports. The post The NHS funding gap was first published on MoneyWeek.

The world's greatest investors: Joel Tillinghast

Joel Tillinghast is a value investor, looking for companies that are cheap, well run and pay a good dividend. The post The world's greatest investors: Joel Tillinghast was first published on MoneyWeek.

If only you'd invested in: Wizz Air

Wizz Air is the largest low-cost airline in central and eastern Europe, says Ben Judge – and it is flying high. The post If only you'd invested in: Wizz Air was first published on MoneyWeek.

Dame Helen Alexander: The quiet wisdom of a great leader

Dame Helen Alexander, the first woman to head the Confederation of British Industry, didn't see herself as a role model – but she was to many. The post Dame Helen Alexander: The quiet wisdom of a great leader was first published on MoneyWeek.

Properties that have recently been reduced in price

From a 17th-century former rectory with four acres in Hertfordshire to a traditional thatched cottage with wood-burning stoves in Devon. The post Properties that have recently been reduced in price was first published on MoneyWeek.

How to vet prospective tenants

Finding the right tenant is a vital if you want to be paid on time. Emma Lunn explains how to go about it. The post How to vet prospective tenants was first published on MoneyWeek.

Money still can't buy you love

Hiring a matchmaker may be an expensive alternative to Match.com, but it's not necessarily a better one. The post Money still can't buy you love was first published on MoneyWeek.

AA breaks down, but expect a recovery

Recovery service AA has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. But are the shares worth a punt? Matthew Partridge takes a look. The post AA breaks down, but expect a recovery was first published on MoneyWeek.

Money makers: making “Made in England” a boast

Luxury glasses designer Tom Davies is bringing back manufacturing to Britain with his new factory in west London. The post Money makers: making “Made in England” a boast was first published on MoneyWeek.

Big opportunities in emerging small caps

David C Stevenson looks at some of the best funds to invest in emerging-market smaller companies. The post Big opportunities in emerging small caps was first published on MoneyWeek.

Zen strategy pays dividends

Sometimes it pays to have few investment ideas, says Nick Train, who reveals a few of his favourite stocks. The post Zen strategy pays dividends was first published on MoneyWeek.

Three archipelago adventures

From Norway to Mozambique, Alice Gråhns looks at the best places around the world to go island-hopping. The post Three archipelago adventures was first published on MoneyWeek.

A chardonnay-challenging super-star

This potential super-star grape will find many more fans in a short space of time, says Matthew Jukes. The post A chardonnay-challenging super-star was first published on MoneyWeek.

How to profit from the mundane metals miners

A decade-long mining boom has ended. A lack of discoveries today means a shortfall – and price rises – tomorrow. Zinc and lead may not seem thrilling, but Dominic Frisby is getting excited. The post How to profit from the mundane metals miners was first published on MoneyWeek.

Vantiv takes Worldpay global

Vantiv's takeover of Worldpay, the UK payments processor, makes strategic sense. But will shareholders benefit? Alice Gråhns reports. The post Vantiv takes Worldpay global was first published on MoneyWeek.

Five questions for… Philip Harrison, president and managing director of Harrison

Harrison is one of the leading hospitality concept-creation consultancies globally, says managing director Philip Harrison. We reinvent and create brands. The post Five questions for… Philip Harrison, president and managing director of Harrison was first published on MoneyWeek.

Smaller businesses face cash squeeze

For many smaller companies, getting paid on time is a matter of life and death. David Prosser explains what can be done to keep the money coming in. The post Smaller businesses face cash squeeze was first published on MoneyWeek.

Alistair Darling: Expect more gloom

The former chancellor of the exchequer was bang on the money when he predicted the worst in 2008. And he is particularly optimistic now. The post Alistair Darling: Expect more gloom was first published on MoneyWeek.

Investors should keep calm and carry on

Geopolitical crises always make the headlines. But as John Stepek explains, investors shouldn't get too caught up in the drama. The post Investors should keep calm and carry on was first published on MoneyWeek.

Changing fashions drive prices in ceramics

Fashion trends are driving high prices in modern and contemporary ceramics, says Chris Carter. The post Changing fashions drive prices in ceramics was first published on MoneyWeek.

Telit: a classic Aim scandal

Aim-listed firm Telit Communications lost more than half its market value in a matter of days after its CEO, Oozi Cats, was linked to an old fraud case. The post Telit: a classic Aim scandal was first published on MoneyWeek.

Worldpay goes global

Vantiv's takeover of Worldpay, the UK payments processor, makes strategic sense. But will shareholders benefit? Alice Gråhns reports. The post Worldpay goes global was first published on MoneyWeek.

Get your child a pension

When it comes to saving for retirement, you can never start too early, says David Prosser. The post Get your child a pension was first published on MoneyWeek.

Audi RS5: the rapid four-seat express

If you're in the market for a boldly styled, rapid and grippy four-seat express, the new Audi RS5 is about perfect. The post Audi RS5: the rapid four-seat express was first published on MoneyWeek.

How the credit crunch of 1966 set the tone for central banks

John Stepek looks back at the 1966 credit crunch – the first important financial crisis of the post-war period, which set an unhealthy pattern for the future. The post How the credit crunch of 1966 set the tone for central banks was first published on MoneyWeek.

Getting the best deal from a wreck

Car write-offs can be massive administrative hassles. But as Emma Lunn explains, they can be turned to you financial advantage. The post Getting the best deal from a wreck was first published on MoneyWeek.

India cleans up its act

India's anti-corruption drive and structural reforms are bearing fruit in the economy and the markets. The post India cleans up its act was first published on MoneyWeek.

Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek's comprehensive guide to the best of this week's share tips from the UK's financial press. The post Share tips of the week was first published on MoneyWeek.

Betting on politics: the next Tory leader

The odds on Jacob Rees-Mogg becoming the next Tory leader are narrowing, says Matthew Partridge. The post Betting on politics: the next Tory leader was first published on MoneyWeek.

Why oil-price rallies soon falter

Opec, the oil exporters' cartel, has never been very good at sticking to deals to rein in output and prop up the oil price. The post Why oil-price rallies soon falter was first published on MoneyWeek.

Gold gets a Trump bump

Gold received a fillip as Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un hurled threats at each other last week. But there are other bullish factors underpinning the precious metal. The post Gold gets a Trump bump was first published on MoneyWeek.

Chart of the week: the return of the Celtic Tiger

Ireland's economy has recovered so strongly since the financial crisis that yields on Irish government bonds are edging below French bond yields, despite France traditionally being deemed the better credit risk. The post Chart of the week: the return of the Celtic Tiger was first published on ...

Do a reality check with the past before you invest

There is very little that's new when investing. It's always a good idea to look to the past so you don't repeat other people's mistakes. The post Do a reality check with the past before you invest was first published on MoneyWeek.

Profit from the golden age of television

How we watch TV is going through dramatic changes, with a rise in streaming services leading to a surge in demand for content. Matthew Partridge looks at how to invest. The post Profit from the golden age of television was first published on MoneyWeek.

The credit crunch, a decade on: things were grim, even before Lehman exploded

Ten years on, it's worth noting that the financial crisis didn't begin with the Lehman Brothers collapse. John Stepek looks back at just how bad things had already got. The post The credit crunch, a decade on: things were grim, even before Lehman exploded was first published on MoneyWeek.

Bitcoin is a bubble – but bubbles change the world

There's no doubt bitcoin is a bubble. But fear of missing out is trumping the fear of losing money. The top could be a long way off yet, says Dominic Frisby. The post Bitcoin is a bubble – but bubbles change the world was first published on MoneyWeek.