After botching its flotation, WeWork is facing a potentially fatal cash crunch. Digging itself out of this hole won’t come cheap. Matthew Partridge reports.
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British cybersecurity company Sophos is a successful company with good prospects. So it’s no surprise that the American private-equity firm Thoma Bravo has offered £3.1bn for it.
The post Sophos: US scoops up another UK success story was first published on MoneyWeek.
China and America have agreed to a “pretend” trade deal, with details are so thin that the Chinese preferred not to call it a “deal” at all. That didn’t stop the markets cheering.
The post US-China trade truce: both sides back down was first published on MoneyWeek.
Intelligent artificial limbs, medical exoskeletons and devices that link artificial limbs directly with the brain may sound like science fiction, but they are getting closer. Which stocks will profit? Matthew Partridge reports.
The post Making great strides: invest in the future of prosthetic medicine was first published on MoneyWeek.
The Woodford debacle has made many people who are already nervous of the stockmarkets think that investing is not worth it. But most of us need to provide for our own financial future. And investing is the beast way to do that.
The post Sticking your head in the sand is not an option was first published on MoneyWeek.
The political Brexit pantomime aside, Britain is in pretty good shape. With near-record employment, strong wage growth and modest inflation, there is much to be positive about in the UK economy, says John Stepek.
The post Beyond the Brexit talk, the British economy isn’t doing too badly was first published on MoneyWeek.
Neil Woodford was once one of the brightest stars in Britain’s investment firmament. Then he came crashing down to earth. John Stepek explains what went wrong.
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In today's Money Minute, we look forward to the latest UK retail sales figures, plus a raft of economic data from the US.
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James Whitaker Wright's London and Globe Company acquired various mining companies, fiddled the accounts and defrauded investors out of millions.
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With Neil Woodford getting his marching orders and his funds being shut down, John Stepek explains what it means for his former empire, and for those with money locked in.
The post Woodford’s empire collapses – what happens to his investors now? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Getting paid for letting out your spare room or house on AirBnB isn’t as straightforward as it sounds.
The post The ins and outs of making money on Airbnb was first published on MoneyWeek.
As cash falls out of favour, small businesses need to be able to accept digital payments. Updating your payment systems is key. David Prosser picks the best of the card readers.
The post Small business: the best card readers to use for accepting digital payments was first published on MoneyWeek.
Capital on Tap lends money to small UK businesses.
The post Five questions for: David Luck, CEO of Capital on Tap was first published on MoneyWeek.
If your business is spending more than ever on phone and broadband, now is the time to look around for a better deal.
The post Hang up on your telecoms provider was first published on MoneyWeek.
Dan Whitestone, manager of the BlackRock Throgmorton investment trust, will be taking part in a panel discussion at the MoneyWeek Wealth Summit on 22 November. We caught up with him to find out where the best opportunities are right now – and to discuss the dreaded ‘B’ word.
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Taxation is as old as civilisation itself. But how much is too much? Dominic Frisby looks at how taxation, war and society have evolved together over the centuries.
The post How tax has shaped the course of human history was first published on MoneyWeek.
In today's Money Minute, we get the latest numbers on UK house prices and inflation.
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Your offspring may have a child trust fund tucked away. If so, their money is being consumed by fees
The post Child Trust Funds: where is your child’s cash? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Neil Woodford has been fired from his Equity Income fund, which is now being wound up. John Stepek looks at how he got into this mess, and what it means for investors.
The post The fall of the house of Woodford – and what it means for your money was first published on MoneyWeek.
Technology-focused private equity fund HG Capital Trust is a successful investor in unlisted companies that has shrugged off political uncertainty
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Today's Money Minute looks forward to the UK unemployment figures and German investor sentiment.
The post Money Minute Tuesday 15 October: UK unemployment and German optimism was first published on MoneyWeek.
Boris Johnson could well go down in history as the prime minister with the shortest term in office. Matthew Partridge looks at the odds.
The post Betting on politics: how long has Boris Johnson got as PM? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Parker Schnabel was a typical Alaskan teenager when he discovered gold exploration and reality television. Still only 25, he has excelled at both for a decade. What will he do next?
The post Parker Schnabel: the dirt nerd who keeps striking gold was first published on MoneyWeek.
Professional investor Peter Lingen of the Pictet Robotics fund highlights five promising investments from the sector.
The post Five stocks that offer robust returns from the robotics sector was first published on MoneyWeek.
With a ceasefire in the US-China trade war and Brexit negotiations entering "the tunnel", John Stepek asks if we're any closer to real deals in either, and explains how it all affects your investments.
The post Trade wars and Brexit: are we really any closer to deals? was first published on MoneyWeek.
The price of copper has slipped by a fifth this year and is now at a near-two-year low of around $5,600 a tonne.
The post Chart of the week: Dr Copper diagnoses an ailing economy was first published on MoneyWeek.
Our system of inheritance tax is needlessly complicated, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Here, she outlines one way in which the well-off could save over £300,000 on inheritance tax, just by following the rules to the letter.
The post One example of the madness of our inheritance tax rules was first published on MoneyWeek.
Today's Money Minute looks forward to a busy week for the UK – and not just because of the pending eurozone Brexit summit at the end of the week.
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Once highly prized banking jobs on Wall Street or in the City have lost their allure, says Matthew Lynn.
The post Banking faces a spiral of decline was first published on MoneyWeek.
Securing unlimited clean, safe and carbon-free energy for the rest of time would be revolutionary for the world economy. Is this now within sight?
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