A regular look at cult finance books. This issue: When Money Dies by Adam Fergusson
Panic in Europe means opportunity for investors
Is it too late to buy into the gold boom? Not if you know what you’re doing
The economic consequences if Scotland votes for independence
Has the introduction of standard qualifications made financial advisers more reliable – or produced ‘a better class of crook’?
An investor’s guide to the Scottish referendum
There’s an unlikely new role model for sellers of savings products
The Chancellor is pouring billions into sub-prime debt. What could possibly go wrong?
Japan’s new leader is the catalyst for a resurgent stock market
New rules should ensure better advice for investors
Now is the ideal time to snap one up, says our modern-day Robinson Crusoe
There’s still money to be made in London property
Despite low rates and QE, decent returns are still to be had
Save for yourself before you save for your children
The shocks won’t end with the summer
The end is nigh for the Asian boom – but parts of Europe look perky
Merryn Somerset Webb doubts that markets will go on rising — and advises us how not to get poorer in 2010
School fees: a luxury you can’t afford
Merryn Somerset Webb on investing in currencies
Farming is a great investment, just not in this country
Morgan Stanley has just hosted its first ‘early access’ event for young women: 75 girls from 15 top schools were taken on a tour of the trading floor (I bet there weren’t many traders off sick that day)
Merryn Somerset Webb wonders why the investment world is a sea of men in suits, when women are naturally so much better at the job
They see the choice not as between investing in Spain or in Switzerland but between, say, pharmaceuticals and retail.
Nigeria ...it’s more than what you think it is.
Money really can grow on trees