Free trade transformed Venice from a swamp into one of the world’s most powerful cities. But its decline holds a timely lesson for Theresa May, says Dominic Frisby.
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The Church of England made an impressive return on its investments last year. What’s interesting is its aversion to passive funds. John Stepek looks at what that can teach us.
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Workers in companies with defined-benefits pension deficits are paid on average £200 a year less than those in firms without them, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The post How a pension deficit could be costing you £200 a year was first published on MoneyWeek.
It's a brave party that takes on the pensioner vote in the run-up to an election. Should Theresa May be worried, asks John Stepek.
The post Will pensioners lose the election for Theresa May? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Financial passporting is one of the reasons behind London's success as a financial centre. Matthew Partridge looks at how the City will cope when it’s gone.
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Asking people to pay for their own social care – from their property assets if necessary – isn’t cruel or unfair, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The post Why we should pay for our own social care was first published on MoneyWeek.
France’s new president plans ambitious structural reforms. But can he overcome vested interests ranging from hostile trade unions to civil servants? Simon Wilson reports.
The post Can Macron change France? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Nobody is talking about making Britain attractive to business in this election campaign, says Matthew Lynn. That is sure to be a costly mistake.
The post Where’s the plan for post-Brexit Britain? was first published on MoneyWeek.
This is starting to feel like a market on borrowed time, says John Stepek. Be careful out there.
The post The market is running out of excuses to stay bullish was first published on MoneyWeek.
A selection of letters sent in to MoneyWeek magazine by readers and their replies.
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Book review: Strange Death of EuropeA relentlessly negative look at the danger posed to Europe by immigration.
The post A dismissive take on immigration was first published on MoneyWeek.
Harry Nimmo focuses on smaller companies, using a bag of valuation tools, called "the Matrix".
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American tourists to Britain can wallow in Brexit ambience with a visit to the capital.
The post A magical mystery tour of Brexit Britain was first published on MoneyWeek.
Looking your money away for seven years won't give you the best return on our cash, says Ruth Jackson.
The post Avoid this long-term fix was first published on MoneyWeek.
An interview with robotics engineer Joel Gibbard inspired journalist Samantha Payne to help make bionic hands better for less.
The post Money makers: Making bionic hands cheaper was first published on MoneyWeek.
Margrethe Vestager, the EU Commissioner for Competition, is determined to make America's tech giants play by the European rule book.
The post The Eurocrat striking fear into corporate America was first published on MoneyWeek.
Companies can now raise funds by issuing their own digital currencies. Ben Judge explains how initial coin offerings work.
The post Initial coin offerings: a risky ride into the Wild West of finance was first published on MoneyWeek.
Some entrepreneurs see the imbalance of supply and demand in housing as an opportunity. But investors should be cautious, says Max King.
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MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK’s financial press.
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This Yalumba is a great wine and it is a fantastic time to buy a case, says Matthew Jukes.
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Trend-chasing value investors are setting themselves up for losses. John Stepek explains why.
The post Don’t chase the value trend was first published on MoneyWeek.
Book review: Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed CampaignA damning account of Hillary Clinton's failed presidential campaign.
The post Book of the week: A portrait of a cynical politician was first published on MoneyWeek.
Moon Jae-in's has been elected to the presidency of South Korea. But not everybody is happy, not least in America.
The post Moon Jae-in: from poverty to the presidency was first published on MoneyWeek.
The BMW 5 Series Touring is a car that is spacious, classy and refined.
The post BMW 5 Series Touring: the perfect family estate was first published on MoneyWeek.
The cost of a university education is soaring and parents often foot the bill. It’s important to begin planning for this as early as possible, says Emma Lunn.
The post Investing in your child’s education was first published on MoneyWeek.
Many retirees are in for a rude shock when it comes to qualifying for the new state pension headline rate, says David Prosser.
The post Short-changed by the state was first published on MoneyWeek.
Investors are buying US stocks “on the dip” – but they’re still expensive. However, there is another market where you can still buy cheap stocks, says John Stepek – Japan.
The post Would you rather “buy the dip”? Or buy cheap stocks? was first published on MoneyWeek.
From a Grade II-listed watermill on the Black Bourn River in Suffolk to a manor with formal gardens designed by Gertrude Jekyll in Surrey.
The post Properties with water features was first published on MoneyWeek.
Many fund managers don't believe in meeting the management of the firms they invest in, says Sarah Moore. Others, however, take the opposite approach.
The post How engagement can boost returns was first published on MoneyWeek.
Book review: Adults in the RoomThe former Greek finance minister's blow-by-blow account is a fascinating must-read.
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