Where is Ruja Ignatova, the self-styled cryptoqueen, hiding?

2 July 2022 9:00 am

This is a depressing book. It’s a reminder of everything that is sick, broken and generally maledicted about the human…

How far will house prices fall?

21 May 2022 9:00 am

‘Forecasting is a mug’s game’ is a truism attributed to everyone from fantasy author Douglas Adams to former Bank of…

When did footballers’ wives become ‘WAGs’?

21 May 2022 9:00 am

Wagtime Footballers’ wives Rebekah Vardy and Coleen Rooney are locked in a libel trial dubbed ‘Wagatha Christie’. The term WAGs,…

Who can put the toothpaste of inflation back in its tube?

16 April 2022 9:00 am

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation’s food price index rose 13 per cent last month to stand a third higher…

The Bitcoin delusion

8 November 2021 5:58 pm

Cast your mind back a few years to last week – when there was much laughing and wailing at the…

The heist: nobody is safe from Russia’s digital pirates

7 August 2021 9:00 am

Ransomware attacks are a threat to us all

Suddenly used cars are hot property

12 June 2021 9:00 am

Companies should willingly pay tax wherever they generate profits — this column has long argued — because it’s fair they…

Comedy gold: the economics of internet irony

22 May 2021 9:00 am

The economics of internet irony

The problem with investing in cryptocurrency

10 May 2021 3:00 pm

‘This time next year Rodney, we will be millionaires.’ If Only Fools and Horses was still being made I imagine…

The true cost of make-believe money

8 May 2021 9:00 am

I like Bill Maher. He’s a rare practising left-wing comic who’s actually funny. But last week, his routine on cryptocurrency…

It's almost touching that the NFT world see itself as radical

17 April 2021 9:00 am

Some things are explained so many times that they become unexplainable: we can only relate to them as something complicated…

Should we fear Facebook’s cryptocurrency?

1 June 2019 9:00 am

The cryptocurrency winter has turned to spring: having slumped from $20,000 in late 2017 to $3,200 a year later, bitcoin…

Why cryptocurrency is the answer

6 January 2018 9:00 am

The craze for cryptocurrency can be explained by a host of factors: the allure of getting rich quick; the attraction…

If the world economy crashes again, blame the central bankers

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Like the Christmas pudding sampled by Hercule Poirot at Kings Lacey — but six weeks early — our Spectator Money…