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Does it matter if the US government shuts down?

US politicians’ wrangling about debt could lead to another government shutdown. But that’s just political showbiz, says John Stepek. The US Treasury has much more serious problems to worry about.
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Mifid II: how the new EU rules will affect you

With Mifid II, regulators are finally forcing the financial industry to be more transparent about costs. But it’s not all good news, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
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Chart of the week: the greenback’s decline isn’t over yet

Measured against a basket of America’s trading partners’ currencies, the dollar fell by 10% in 2017. And it could now slip further.
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Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust: why sell out of a winning proposition?

James Anderson of the Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust takes Merryn Somerset Webb to task for advising MoneyWeek readers to sell some shares in his fund.
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