The private finance initiative (PFI) was supposed to save the taxpayer money and improve public services. It hasn’t – and many people want it scrapped. Ben Judge reports.
The post The end of the road for PFI was first published on MoneyWeek.
Janet Yellen’s final meeting as Fed governor was more “hawkish” than expected. So investors got a little bit nervy. John Stepek looks at how that affected the charts that matter.
The post The charts that matter: the US dollar strikes back was first published on MoneyWeek.
Since listing 2014, the AA has been a poor investment. It generates cash, but it’s swimming in debt and business is declining. So, asks John Stepek why is Neil Woodford buying?
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Jacob Zuma’s inept and scandal-ridden presidency of South Africa finally limped to a close on 14 February when he stepped down. His successor, Cyril Ramaphosa has a very long to-do list.
The post Ramaphosa wields a new broom was first published on MoneyWeek.
The price of gold is on the rise, gaining around 10% in the past two months, and almost 30% since early 2016.
The post What gold is telling us about the direction of interest rates was first published on MoneyWeek.
After the nasty slip-up earlier this month, equities bounced back strongly last week. Yet the source of all the fuss – the rise in US bond yields and signs of inflation returning – hasn’t gone away.
The post Stocks bounce, but there’s trouble ahead was first published on MoneyWeek.
Food delivery service Just Eat is growing nicely, while LED maker Dialight has suffered profit warnings.
The post If you’d invested in: Just Eat and Dialight was first published on MoneyWeek.
Each week, a professional investor tells us where he’d put his money. This week: Carl Harald Janson of the International Biotechnology Trust selects three potential acquisition targets in the biotechnology sector.
The post Why small biotech stocks are the best choice for big returns was first published on MoneyWeek.
Billionaires are rocking up Down Under and bunkering down for the Apocalypse. Pity the poor Kiwis.
The post The tech elite invades New Zealand was first published on MoneyWeek.
Theatre review: Dry PowderA play that dramatises the dilemmas that people in the fund sector face every day.
The post A compelling take on the moral dilemmas in modern finance was first published on MoneyWeek.
Book review: 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaosa guide for life that refuses to bow to political correctness.
The post Book of the week: A self-help guide for the young was first published on MoneyWeek.
This Riesling will cast a spell on your palate like nothing you have ever tasted before, says Matthew Jukes.
The post Utterly mesmerising wines from Elysian cellars was first published on MoneyWeek.
Wilier’s new take on its Cento10Air road bike is perfect for older, less flexible riders who nevertheless enjoy long rides, says Sarah Moore.
The post A race machine with added comfort was first published on MoneyWeek.
Snake Serum isn't a name you would usually associate with a cosmetic, says Chris Carter. But then again, this is no ordinary beauty product.
The post Money makers: Make-up with a touch of venom was first published on MoneyWeek.
US natural-gas production will hit a record in 2018. Output should exceed 80 billion cubic feet per day, marking a 60% increase since 2005.
The post Chart of the week: US natural-gas production heading for a record high was first published on MoneyWeek.
Greenlight Capital, run by David Einhorn, adopts a long-short strategy, taking long and short positions.
The post The world’s greatest investors: David Einhorn was first published on MoneyWeek.
The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is known for his liking for high-living and gifts from rich friends. That may now prove to be his downfall. Jane Lewis reports.
The post Benjamin Netanyahu: the magician loses his midas touch was first published on MoneyWeek.
Ocushield develops and manufactures screen protectors for digital devices, such as smartphones and laptops.
The post Five questions for… Dhruvin Patel, founder, Ocushield was first published on MoneyWeek.
From a small co-housing community with land for farming in Nottinghamshire to a zero-carbon holiday retreat near Truro, eight of the best ecologically sustainable homes for sale now.
The post Ecologically sustainable properties for sale was first published on MoneyWeek.
It's tempting to think once you've filed your tax return, that's it, says David Prosser. But every now and again, the taxman comes knocking.
The post What to do if the taxman calls was first published on MoneyWeek.
The quiet growth of low-cost airline Jet2 has taken both competitors and investors by surprise – unless you were looking in the places most fund managers ignore.
The post Why Dart Group’s shares are soaring was first published on MoneyWeek.
MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to this week’s share tips
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Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has grandiose plans for humanity. It’s looking increasingly likely that he has the chutzpah – and cash – to succeed, says Chris Carter.
The post Iron Man takes the lead in the new space race was first published on MoneyWeek.
This student-property fund shocked investors with a dividend cut last year, but its shares now look better value.
The post Tapping students for cash was first published on MoneyWeek.
Hospitable, beautiful and awash with fascinating archaeological sites – Mexico has it all.
The post A grand tour of Mexico was first published on MoneyWeek.
If you want to complain about pension advice or how your scheme is run, don’t expect it to be an easy road.
The post Getting help for victims of vulture pension advisors was first published on MoneyWeek.
Giving pocket money as cash is old-school – but going digital can still be a good way to teach them about finance.
The post Four apps to help kids learn about money was first published on MoneyWeek.
Sometimes you don't even need to look at a fund's performance, says Max King. As with this investment trust, you just know it is going to be good.
The post No-frills trust with exciting ideas was first published on MoneyWeek.
The former Bank of England governor reckons public and private debt are the biggest threats to the financial system.
The post Mervyn King: The problem of debt was first published on MoneyWeek.
Beating the market is about choosing the right fund managers – and timing. Both are tricky, says John Stepek. You might be better sticking with a tracker.
The post How to pick a winning fund was first published on MoneyWeek.