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?
America's abandonment of the gold standard is starting to look like a failed experiment
Passing an equality law to put more women in the boardroom would be a silly mistake
Iceland is recovering from its financial shock – without the aid of a bank bailout
This recession is a global ‘mancession’, says Matthew Lynn, with male-dominated industries collapsing and women getting a greater share of new jobs. But if work is turning into a female domain, what are we going to do with all the redundant men?
The Greeks lied and cheated their way into the eurozone, says Matthew Lynn — and letting them get away with it through a bailout threatens the euro with collapse
Matthew Lynn marks the 20th anniversary of the peak of the Nikkei and asks whether we’ve learned any lessons
Matthew Lynn investigates the rise and rise of the family-run Spanish bank that now has 24 million British customers — and wonders whether its story is too good to be true
We’re all Shanghai gamblers now
Each generation is defined by the economic experience of its youth. And Britain is breeding angry, thrifty cynics who are beginning to wonder if they were mis-sold university education.
We’ve been bingeing on plastic for the past decade, says Matthew Lynn, and the £54 billion we owe as a result is about to knock another hole in the banking system
Matthew Lynn unravels the three-generation feud behind the crisis that has overtaken two of the mightiest names in German car-making and threatens to ruin both of them
Matthew Lynn identifies the men who may soon declare the British government incapable of repaying its debts
Matthew Lynn says private armies who made money in Iraq have spotted a promising new market: protecting merchant ships in pirate-infested waters off lawless Somalia
History teaches us that recessions are a fertile time for entrepreneurship, writes Matthew Lynn: the great businesses of the 2030s are being dreamed up now
Matthew Lynn identifies a handful of canny investors who have profited from the recent financial turmoil
Matthew Lynn analyses the pressures that have driven a startling number of financiers and investors, hit by this and previous market crashes, to take their own lives
Matthew Lynn says banks that prospered by offering exclusive ‘wealth management’ services during the boom years are about to encounter some very angry customers
Ingots are just another commodity
Matthew Lynn argues that Barack Obama would be wrong to rescue this dinosaur of 20th-century capitalism