What we need is a return to the era of low, simple and stable levies on house sales, argues Matthew Lynn
Sterling plunges on the currency markets. Middle Eastern oil money flees London. A prime minister resigns in mysterious circumstances, and…
The UK car industry reinvented itself in the 1980s. Brexit offers it the opportunity to do so again, says Matthew Lynn
Anything would be better than May’s throwback energy policy
Matthew Lynn says investors should think about getting out of American stocks while the going is good
It’s not a recession we need to worry about; it’s an out-of-control consumer boom
Start-ups departing for Berlin and Barcelona; brilliant ‘fintech’ firms left stranded outside the single market; games designers scratching their hipster…
The prospects for housebuilders are much brighter – but their shares still look cheap
Billionaires are pouring cash into interplanetary travel. Is it a black hole — or the next big thing?
Exporters and service firms can thrive outside the EU
All the signs have been pointing to a new recession – and we’re much less equipped to weather it than last time
If the Chancellor carries on hacking at tax relief, we’ll need to find new ways to save for our old age
What to expect if we vote against ‘Brexit’ from the EU
As acronyms go, it wasn’t quite up there with Abba, named after the four founders of Sweden’s greatest export. For…
The old energy giants can still make good money on the way down
The investment winners and losers if Labour gets back in
Investment plans to make even a teenager say thank you
In London and New York, share prices have risen for five years running. So is it time to sell?
Here’s how to get a slice of the fracking action
Mansion taxes may be inevitable – and will make us all poorer
Why the UK economy will one day overtake Germany
Beware the holiday month when markets crash
Is the new Bank of England governor an economic genius, or just a man who’s jumping at exactly the right time?