ALEX BRUMMER: Yellen stages a comeback at the US Treasury

The last chairman of the Federal Reserve to move from the US central bank to the US Treasury – G William Miller – did so at a moment of turmoil. In the final years of Jimmy Carter’s presidency, inflation was out of control, unemployment rising and the dollar falling like a stone. Miller, a former … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Yellen stages a comeback at the US Treasury

VICTORIA BISCHOFF: Is it time to make your savings pay?

VICTORIA BISCHOFF: Investing’s not just for the wealthy… so is it time to make your savings pay? By Victoria Bischoff for the Daily Mail Published: 22:00 GMT, 24 November 2020 | Updated: 22:00 GMT, 24 November 2020 When it comes to investing, there is nothing wrong with a healthy dose of fear. It stops you … Read more VICTORIA BISCHOFF: Is it time to make your savings pay?

ALEX BRUMMER: Big pharma’s heroism deserves recognition

ALEX BRUMMER: Big pharma has suffered a bad image and doubtless will face abuse from anti-vaxxers – but its heroism in crisis deserves recognition By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 22:07 GMT, 23 November 2020 | Updated: 22:07 GMT, 23 November 2020 The Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine has finally reached the finish line. … Read more ALEX BRUMMER: Big pharma’s heroism deserves recognition

RUTH SUNDERLAND: Money in pensions needs putting to work

RUTH SUNDERLAND: Investing in the regions will see us through the current crisis – but the money is languishing unproductively in our pensions Chancellor Rishi Sunak plans to plough billions over five years into transport, digital, housing, energy and green projects Final salary pension funds sit on around £2trillion of assets  By Ruth Sunderland for the … Read more RUTH SUNDERLAND: Money in pensions needs putting to work

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Cash still has a place on High Street

JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Consumer groups must impress upon Government the importance of ensuring people can always access cash on local high street By Jeff Prestridge for The Mail on Sunday Published: 21:53 GMT, 21 November 2020 | Updated: 22:35 GMT, 21 November 2020 Wednesday is the deadline for submissions to be made to the Treasury on … Read more JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Cash still has a place on High Street

Spare us from a tax raid which would throttle entrepreneurs

In the red: Rishi Sunak has to service a £2trillion national debt The Chancellor Rishi Sunak does not live in never-never land. As a Tory with a strong City background, he knows that the ‘magic money tree’ is a myth and that as the pandemic retreats, he will have to take an axe to annual … Read more Spare us from a tax raid which would throttle entrepreneurs