There’s an increasing appetite among investors for more effective corporate governance. And passive funds are leading the way. John Stepek explains what’s going on.
The post How passive funds could save shareholder capitalism was first published on MoneyWeek.
Forget bitcoin, if you want to increase your wealth faster than most other people, you need to find the next big thing. Merryn Somerset Webb suggests some places to look.
The post Now the bitcoin bubble’s burst, what’s the next big thing? was first published on MoneyWeek.
The firm that runs schools, hospitals and roads for the British government has collapsed. The consequences may be far-reaching. Cris Sholto Heaton reports.
The post A crisis that may spell the end for PFI was first published on MoneyWeek.
The Swiss National Bank has become a great money-spinner, says Matthew Lynn. The Bank of England should follow suit.
The post Get the Old Lady working was first published on MoneyWeek.
Investors around the globe are shunning UK stocks. John Stepek examines why, and looks at what's going on with the global economy's most important indicators.
The post The charts that matter: everybody still hates the UK was first published on MoneyWeek.
US politicians’ wrangling about debt could lead to another government shutdown. But that’s just political showbiz, says John Stepek. The US Treasury has much more serious problems to worry about.
The post Does it matter if the US government shuts down? was first published on MoneyWeek.
With Mifid II, regulators are finally forcing the financial industry to be more transparent about costs. But it’s not all good news, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The post Mifid II: how the new EU rules will affect you was first published on MoneyWeek.
Measured against a basket of America’s trading partners’ currencies, the dollar fell by 10% in 2017. And it could now slip further.
The post Chart of the week: the greenback’s decline isn’t over yet was first published on MoneyWeek.
James Anderson of the Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust takes Merryn Somerset Webb to task for advising MoneyWeek readers to sell some shares in his fund.
The post Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust: why sell out of a winning proposition? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Kodak announced a new blockchain strategy last week and saw its share price near-quadruple as a result. But investors should tread carefully.
The post Steer well clear of Kodak’s crypto offerings was first published on MoneyWeek.
Investors have been talking about the end of the bond bull market for years. But it hasn't materialised - until now.
The post The bond bull market is finally over was first published on MoneyWeek.
Some analysts worry that higher US interest rates are bearish for gold. But the evidence doesn’t bear this out.
The post Fed interest-rate rises won’t hold the gold price back was first published on MoneyWeek.
Every possible ounce of goodness has been extracted from a magnificent trio of grapes and squeezed into this Australian red.
The post Come and sup this magnificent Aussie red with me was first published on MoneyWeek.
The German economy appears to be firing on all cylinders. But under the surface lurk fundamental vulnerabilities that could hamper its long-term performance.
The post Germany is weaker than it looks was first published on MoneyWeek.
Tired of turkey, 50 people opened a lifetime individual savings account on Christmas, says David Prosser – glad tidings to Lisa supporters.
The post A Christmas boost for the Lisa was first published on MoneyWeek.
From a converted Victorian Gothic revival church in Worcestershire to a former rectory with more than two acres of grounds near Doncaster, South Yorkshire, eight of the best properties for around £500,000.
The post Properties for around £500,000 was first published on MoneyWeek.
Book review: Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don’t MatterScott Adams does a surprisingly good job of explaining his theories, some of which are more than a little eccentric.
The post How to be more like Trump was first published on MoneyWeek.
The price of oil has now reached $70 a barrel for the first time since early 2015, and is still rising. But unless there is a serious supply disruption, it's unlikely to go much higher.
The post Oil soars, but hits a ceiling was first published on MoneyWeek.
Book review: The War Against CashA decidedly sceptical view of a cashless society.
The post Book of the week: A world without cash was first published on MoneyWeek.
Book review: Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White HouseA fun read and an exposé that has already played a part in shaping what happens next.
The post Trump’s fury at new book was first published on MoneyWeek.
From roaring fires and comfort food in the Cotswolds to a sprawling thermal complex in the Austrian Alps, Alice Gråhns looks at some of the best winter spa breaks.
The post Cheering tonics to alleviate winter chills was first published on MoneyWeek.
Vietnam is attracting increasing attention from around the world, and it is easy to see why, says professional investor Andy Ho. Here, he pick three stocks to buy into its rapid growth.
The post Three stocks to buy into Vietnam’s growth was first published on MoneyWeek.
If Emily Chang’s forthcoming exposé of Silicon Valley is to be believed, some of the goods are not just odd, but extremely odd indeed.
The post Gold diggers go prospecting in the Valley was first published on MoneyWeek.
Budding novelist Betsy Reavley was given a chance by a small outfit to publish her book. Now she's doing the same for others.
The post Money makers: an indie publisher that’s killing it was first published on MoneyWeek.
The government has announced a ban on new-build houses being sold as leasehold. Emma Lunn looks at who's set to lose out.
The post Winners and losers from leasehold ban was first published on MoneyWeek.
Open banking has arrived and with it a slew of apps aiming to help you to use these new rules to improve your budgeting habits. Just watch out for crooks.
The post Why open banking could be a boon for fraudsters was first published on MoneyWeek.
The Porsche 911 Carrera T, a stripped-back version of the standard model, is everything you'd want from a 911.
The post A stripped-down 911 for driving enthusiasts was first published on MoneyWeek.
Bitcoin may be the flavour of the month, says Max King. But gold has been in fashion for thousands of years.
The post Buy gold: the original and best bitcoin was first published on MoneyWeek.
Eleven years after the €52bn Gucci owner bought Puma, it is letting go of the brand to focus on luxury goods. Alice Gråhns reports.
The post Kering sheds ill-fitting shoes was first published on MoneyWeek.
Born in May 1975, Chris Sacca started his own venture-capital firm, and has made frequent appearances on America's version of Dragons' Den.
The post The world’s greatest investors: Chris Sacca was first published on MoneyWeek.