Financial journalist and content writer
Whether it’s anti-intellectualism or dumbing down, facts are increasingly kicked back as ‘fake news’. It’s informational chaos on an industrial scale. Can blockchain help?
Where should you invest in 2018? Many global stocks saw chunky lifts in 2017 but this year looks far more tricky. And there are some sectors which, say experts, you must avoid at all costs. Let's start with retail...
Whether you’re shopping for a dildo, doing a little online dating or hiring an escort for the evening, a little buy-side discretion can be handy. Over on the sell-side, sex industry pay is precarious, working conditions often grim and rights for buyer and seller uneven.
Workplace secrecy over how much people are paid is one of the last no-go areas of modern life. Whether it's out of plain nosiness, or a nagging sense of possible injustice, discussing your earning power with colleagues isn't easy.
When gun crime hits the headlines the stock price of an arms manufacturer can swing hard. Yet a plunge is often followed by a rapid roar back. How so? Can this resilience really last, especially as millennials become more influential and powerful?
Henry Ford’s dictum ‘any colour so long as it is black’ couldn’t be further than the truth in the 21st century. You can buy a new car in a near infinite range of trims, colours and drivetrains – including electric power. Yet it’s an industry under huge regulatory pressure as politicians and bureaucrats bear down on polluting vehicles and safety, paving the way for autonomous and driverless alternatives. So where should you invest in the car industry?