As Facebook drags the US stockmarket down and Donald Trump fires the first shots in his big trade war, John Stepek looks at what the charts that matter are saying about the markets.
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Donald Trump’s determination to start a trade war has seen markets sell off. But Trump is a sideshow, says John Stepek. There are more fundamental reasons for markets to fall.
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Tax revenues as a proportion of GDP are the highest since the early 1950s. We may have hit the limit of how much money the government can safely extract form the economy.
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Consumer-goods giant Unilever has chosen Rotterdam over London for its unified headquarters. Takeover threats and taxes played a part. Alice Gråhns reports.
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Professional investor Paul Major of the BB Healthcare Trust selects three promising medical stocks to buy now.
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Angus Tulloch's strategy was simple but effective: buy well-run firms in industries with barriers to entry that are generating strong returns on capital.
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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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Igor Sechin holds no official position in the Kremlin, but many consider the Rosneft boss the most powerful man in Russia after the president. Will he determine Putin’s successor? Jane Lewis reports.
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The whisky industry is steeped in history, but investing in the water of life has been brought up to date with P2P platforms and the blockchain.
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With central banks slowly tightening monetary policy, and the the “violently random” trading environment of recent months, stocks are bound to suffer, says Dennis Gartman. It's time to hold cash.
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Aviva’s threat to cancel its preference shares is a disgraceful step for a firm that depends on investors’ trust, says Oliver Butt.
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Russia's economy is stagnating, but Vladimir Putin – in power for 18 years and set for six more – shows scant interest in doing anything about it.
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Dual-class voting structures are unacceptable – but it’s up to shareholders to hold firms to account, says John Stepek.
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Bond investor Jeffrey Gundlach has a history of good calls – and now he thinks investors should keep an eye out for signs of incipient madness.
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The soaraway performance of the big tech stocks has accounted for much of the US stockmarket's rise. But the bubble is now deflating.
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Miner Anglo American has seen its share price quadruple, while vehicle-hire firm Northgate has suffered a slide in profits.
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If the summit between the US and North Korea is successful and North Korea embarks on China or Vietnam-style liberalisation, South Korean stocks could scoop a “peace dividend”.
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DVD of the week: McMafiaCrime drama McMafia is a rollicing adventure that makes some good points about the extent to which dirty money has corrupted governments around the world.
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Book review: Hired, by James BloodworthIn this discomforting book, Bloodworth goes undercover to explore the world of casual labour.
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Book review: Political Tribes, by Amy ChuaPolitics based around tribal identity is not healthy for a country.
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From a Grade II-listed, Georgian quayside house in Essex to a two-bedroom flat near the Tower of London, eight of the best properties for around £800,000.
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Micro Focus, until recently Britain’s largest listed technology company, lost more than half of its market value last Monday after warning sales would fall by more than expected.
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Technological advances have transformed our day-to-day lives – and made fortunes for sharp-eyed investors. But how do you spot future innovators? Dr Mike Tubbs investigates.
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This unique white Beaujolais is a delicate succulent chardonnay dressed in a diaphanous shift of subtle oak, says Matthew Jukes.
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US president Donald Trump promised to drain the Washington swamp. Instead, it has been showered with fresh cash.
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When Maria de la Croix saw her friends selling coffee from a backpack, she liked the idea, says Chris Carter. But she also knew she could go one better.
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Not all beaches are alike – some are worth making an extra effort to search out, says Chris Carter.
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The California was supposed to be Ferrari’s tilt towards the motoring masses. The new Portofino does the job
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Lisa Kay's two companies, Lisa Kay London and Sole Bliss, design, make and distribute shoes with style and comfort in mind.
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Small firms must soon pay more into their workers’ pension funds, says David Prosser.
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