Visa, the payment network giant, is a highly profitable operator dominating the global market.
The post Veni, vidi, Visa: profits from payment processing was first published on MoneyWeek.
Market power that’s concentrated in the hands of a few big companies is bad for consumers, bad for productivity and terrible for investors, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
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With the current focus on Huawei, it’s clear that the US China trade war isn’t about tariffs, it’s about technology. John Stepek explains how it affects investors.
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Investors are far too excited about videoconferencing group Zoom Video Communications, says Matthew Partridge.
The post Short Zoom – it has zero appeal was first published on MoneyWeek.
A Corbyn government may not be welcomed by everyone, says David Stevenson, but it will bring investment opportunities. And these three funds should be able to take advantage.
The post Three investment funds that should prosper under a Corbyn government was first published on MoneyWeek.
The idea of owning an electric car seems appealing. But what are the financial practicalities of buying and running one?
The post Does owning an electric car make financial sense? was first published on MoneyWeek.
There’s a good chance that our next government will be a coalition, with Jeremy Corbyn at the reins and Brexit delayed indefinitely. John Stepek looks at what that means for your portfolio.
The post No Brexit and a minority government – the future for Britain? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Past performance is no guide to the future, says Aswath Damodaran. But many of our investment strategies are shaped by the history of the US stockmarket over the past century or so.
The post Aswath Damodaran: beware the past performance of US stocks was first published on MoneyWeek.
For US companies, the gap between Gaap and reported earnings per share reached $19 last year, making a big difference to the perception of company profits.
The post Mind the US earnings GAAP was first published on MoneyWeek.
Uber’s IPO has been a disaster. That suggests private markets are even more exuberant than public ones.
The post The message for investors from Uber’s flop IPO was first published on MoneyWeek.
Marek Poszepczynski of the International Biotechnology Trust highlights three top biotech stocks to buy now.
The post Profitable pills: where to find the best biotech stocks was first published on MoneyWeek.
England dominates European football. It looks as if it will take home the trophy for economic success, too, says Matthew Lynn.
The post Britain shoots for the top spot was first published on MoneyWeek.
It was hailed by boosters as the future of work, but court rulings are increasingly throwing a spanner in the works. Is the gig over for platform providers?
The post The future of the gig economy was first published on MoneyWeek.
John Stepek looks how developments in the political sphere this week have affected that charts that matter most to the global economy.
The post The charts that matter: the unshakeable market was first published on MoneyWeek.
From ETFs and allocated accounts to sovereigns and Britannias, Dominic Frisby looks at some of the best ways to buy and sell gold.
The post The best ways to invest in gold was first published on MoneyWeek.
Dominic Frisby explains why this uncannily reliable eight-year cycle in the pound means he's bullish about sterling.
The post Currency Corner: This cycle suggests that the next big move for sterling is up was first published on MoneyWeek.
If markets reflected geopolitics, this week would have been brutal for stocks. But they just shrugged it off. So what’s going on? John Stepek explains what really drives markets.
The post Trade war with China, rising tension with Iran – markets just don’t care was first published on MoneyWeek.
Matthew Partridge looks at some individual seats in the Australian elections that offer value for the punter.
The post Betting on politics: the contest hots up in Australia was first published on MoneyWeek.
2017 Les Clos de Paulilles The sea-shell freshness in this young, dry white wine makes it quite unlike any other.
The post A thrilling dry white to serve with seafood was first published on MoneyWeek.
From a restored castle in Brittany, to a two- bedroomed apartment in Wapping, eight of the best properties for around £1m.
The post Properties for around £1m was first published on MoneyWeek.
Get away from the bustle of the city at these rustic retreats.
The post Four of the best rustic retreats in Europe was first published on MoneyWeek.
Complicated set-up and bulky boxes are a thing of the past when it comes to great-sounding hi-fi. Mick Sharp reports
The post Naim Mu-so: sparkling sound from a one-box wonder was first published on MoneyWeek.
Wealthy buyers are pushing up prices of Asian antiques and artworks, says Chris Carter.
The post A boom in Asian art was first published on MoneyWeek.
The best way to buy a racehorse is to join a syndicate or racing club and buy a stake in your own racehorse, says Emma Lunn. But do it for the love of it, not the profits.
The post How to buy your own racehorse was first published on MoneyWeek.
MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
The post Share tips of the week was first published on MoneyWeek.
Private banks have long been surrounded by an air of prestige. But is the service they provides worth the extra cost?
The post The appeal of a private bank was first published on MoneyWeek.
Once a darling of emerging-market investors, South Africa became mired in endless corruption scandals under former president Jacob Zuma. Can Cyril Ramaphosa turn it around?
The post Can South Africa turn the corner? was first published on MoneyWeek.
The Australian election on Saturday offers a chance to reset after a decade of political turmoil.
The post Australia heads to polls weary of turmoil was first published on MoneyWeek.
Are America and Iran on the path to war? Matthew Partridge reports.
The post Sabre-rattling in the Middle East was first published on MoneyWeek.
Rumours of severe trouble at Metro Bank have badly rattled customers. It’s the latest episode in a sorry saga. Matthew Partridge reports.
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