Last year, China’s economy suffered from the trade war with the US and the stockmarket was slumping. So Beijing decided to switch gears and stimulate the economy once again. It appears to be working.
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Food giant Kraft Heinz’s stock has slumped by almost 60% in the past four years. Will a new boss revive its fortunes?
The post Miguel Patricio: a new broom at Kraft Heinz was first published on MoneyWeek.
Volodymyr Zelensky was previously famous as a comedian who played a character from a TV series, who becomes president by chance. Now he gets to play the role for real.
The post Ukraine elects a neophyte as president was first published on MoneyWeek.
There’s a case for it, but the Democrats are wary. Matthew Partridge reports.
The post Will Trump be impeached? was first published on MoneyWeek.
The future of the proposed HS2 high-speed rail line is on the line as Treasury secretary Liz Truss hints at a spending review.
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There has been a surge in support for Nigel Farage’s new venture. Emily Hohler reports.
The post The Brexit Party: a potent political threat was first published on MoneyWeek.
The cannabis sector’s urge to merge shows no sign of abating, with Canada’s Canopy Growth Corp agreeing to buy Acreage Holdings, one of the biggest US marijuana growers, in a $3.4bn deal.
The post Cannabis sector gets high on mergers was first published on MoneyWeek.
Stockmarket bulls should remember that all melt-ups are quickly followed by meltdowns. If you are buying into today’s fast rising markets, do so with care.
The post Bulls beware: after the melt-up will come the meltdown was first published on MoneyWeek.
The agricultural sector has long survived by throwing more pesticides, machines and land at every problem. That won’t work any more. Merryn Somerset Webb explores the agri-tech revolution.
The post Agri-tech: harvesting profits from the future of the food industry was first published on MoneyWeek.
Gross domestic product (GDP) is our main gauge of economic output. It has always been dodgy, but in the digital age we may need to dispense with it entirely, says Max King.
The post Grossly distorted GDP statistics need an overhaul was first published on MoneyWeek.
Investing in buy-to-let property was once a perfectly valid thing to do. But the government killed the market. John Stepek explains what investors should learn from the fate of the amateur landlord.
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Investment bank Goldman Sachs is putting its money into prefabricated houses And where investment banks go, others tend to follow.
The post Goldman bets on prefab homes was first published on MoneyWeek.
Dominic Frisby’s “no-brainer” trading system works across most trending markets – and right now, it’s telling you to buy.
The post This trend-following system is telling you to buy US stocks – and bitcoin was first published on MoneyWeek.
Albert Dunlop gained a reputation for turning around companies – until his methods were found out.
The post Great frauds in history: Albert Dunlap – “Chainsaw Al” was first published on MoneyWeek.
If you can afford to put off taking your state pension, it may save you money in the long run, says David Prosser.
The post When does it make sense to defer your state pension? was first published on MoneyWeek.
At first sight, this professional services business appears a decent investment story, but not a compelling one, says Max King. Yet dig a little deeper and it looks much better.
The post A compelling and cheap investment was first published on MoneyWeek.
Political betting expert Matthew Partridge weighs up the odds on a Labour victory in forthcoming elections.
The post Betting on politics: the odds of a Labour election victory was first published on MoneyWeek.
London house-price growth is slowing down and the number of transactions is falling. Some are blaming Brexit – but the real reasons go much deeper than that, says John Stepek.
The post London house-price crash: is it all down to Brexit? was first published on MoneyWeek.
The US is tightening sanctions on Iran and cracking down on its oil exports. But that’s not why the oil price has hit a new high, says John Stepek.
The post Here’s the real reason oil prices are soaring – it’s not all about Iran was first published on MoneyWeek.
Ben Silbermann, who launched the digital pinboard Pinterest in 2010, is not your typical tech entrepreneur. Quiet and meticulous, he has built the company in his own image. Jane Lewis reports.
The post Ben Silbermann: creating Silicon Valley’s “silent unicorn” was first published on MoneyWeek.
The upheaval in the Superdry boardroom has obscured a healthy business.
The post Superdry is super cheap was first published on MoneyWeek.
As is so often the case when it comes to insurance, says Ruth Jackson, it really doesn’t pay to be loyal to your provider.
The post The home-cover rip-off was first published on MoneyWeek.
Investors seem to be getting over their fear of a recession, investment guru David Rosenberg has said. But that could be a mistake.
The post David Rosenberg: don’t get too comfortable was first published on MoneyWeek.
It's no longer enough to research the investment methodology when choosing a fund, says Merryn Somerset Webb. You have to check its approach to ethics too.
The post The next phase of shareholder activism was first published on MoneyWeek.
Canadian pot stocks have risen as high as kites in the wake of the legalisation of recreational cannabis in 2018, and the performance of Village Farms has been among the most impressive.
The post If you’d invested in: Village Farms and Indivior was first published on MoneyWeek.
Britain is staying in the EU until at least October – maybe forever, says Matthew Lynn. That spells economic disaster.
The post Brace yourself for a Remain recession was first published on MoneyWeek.
Richard Penny of the FP CRUX UK Special Situations Fund chooses three top-quality stocks.
The post How to find a bargain in the British market was first published on MoneyWeek.
All the talk of Modern Monetary Theory misses one key point, says Eoin Treacy. We’re already well down the road of printing money to fund government spending.
The post Why you need to own gold was first published on MoneyWeek.
While the trade war between the US and China may now be settled in negotiations, a new trade dispute is looming over the global economy.
The post Trump’s next trade tit-for-tat was first published on MoneyWeek.
The yield on the five-year Greek government bond has slipped beneath its US counterpart. For a country that has borrowed too much since its foundation to be considered a better credit risk than Uncle Sam seems absurd.
The post Chart of the week: Greece – a better credit risk than the US? was first published on MoneyWeek.