Barclays Wealth Blog
Wealth and Investment Management

Barclays Wealth Blog


Introducing our new website, Eagle labs update and more

I have been focusing too much on head down work that I forgot to communicate!! There must be a lesson there for entrepreneurs somewhere.... But I am sorry for not being in touch sooner.
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What’s up with stagnant wages?

With Donald Trump officially clinching the Republican presidential candidacy, much attention has been placed on the socio-economic forces that have propelled his unlikely rise to the nomination.
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Confidence tricks

With the UK’s surprise Leave vote two months behind us, the first readings on the post-Brexit UK economy are starting to trickle in. July’s business confidence readings would indicate that business investment in the UK is set to slow in Q3.
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Helicopter money – the next frontier

Rumours that Japanese policymakers were on the cusp of deploying so called ‘helicopter money’ in their ever more extreme attempts to reflate the sluggish Japanese economy were proved unfounded last week.
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The misunderstood continent

With 7% of the world’s population contributing c.20% of its output, Europe remains one of the most affluent and productive economic blocs (and consumer markets) on the planet.
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Different every time

The price of the S&P 500 Index, the US stock market, registered fresh all-time highs last week, moving through levels last touched in May 2015.
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