MoneyWeek's editor-in-chief Merryn Somerset Webb and executive editor John Stepek discuss what's going on in the markets, and how it affects you and your wealth.
Barry Norris: investing for a post-pandemic world
Barry Norris, manager of the Argonaut absolute return fund, explains what the investment landscape looks like in a post pandemic world, with the end of cheap money and decarbonisation driving a 1970s-style inflationary shock.
Temple Bar’s Ian Lance and Nick Purves: the essence of value investing
Ian Lance and Nick Purves of the Temple Bar investment trust explain the essence of “value investing” – buying something for less than its intrinsic value and in many cases getting profitable parts of a business thrown in free.
The MoneyWeek Podcast: happy new year! Are we in for a year of misery?
Merryn and John ring in 2022 with the first podcast of the new year, discussing energy prices, house prices and interest rates, plus the definition of ESG investing – just what is ethical anyway?
The MoneyWeek Podcast: a very strange year, when forecasting anything became almost impossible
Merryn and John talk about the past year in the markets, the rise of inflation and the bond market's reaction (or lack of it), and conclude that nothing does what you expect anymore.
Steen Jakobsen: reality has become outrageous
Merryn talks to Steen Jakobsen of Saxo Bank about his annual "outrageous predictions" – and how reality is proving a match for anything he can come up with.
George Maher: what we can learn from the fall of the Roman Empire
In the latest MoneyWeek Podcast, Merryn talks to actuary and author George Maher about the economy of the Roman Empire and what eventually led to its downfall – and the parallels with today.
Good content, improve sound quality/ volume
Pls increase sound volume. Thanks
Very good content. MSW always fun and upbeat. I like the gentle cynicism of Merryn and John Stepek. Shows they are not being taken in by the latest fad in investment. I listen every week and always learn something new.
CGT on primary home
On 7.1.2022 Merryn suggested this stupid idea.
It would be unfair as home owners gain nothing when they sell one house to buy another, yet you would tax them on the increase in nominal value. In reality they gained nothing. People would simply never move to avoid this penal tax and immobility of labour would increase.