MoneyWeek

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MoneyWeek
MoneyWeek (magazine cover).jpg
Editor in chief Merryn Somerset Webb
Categories Financial news
Frequency Weekly
Circulation 52,027 (June 2013)[1]
Publisher MoneyWeek Limited (Agora, Inc.)
Founder Jolyon Connell
Year founded November 2000
Country United Kingdom
Website www.moneyweek.com

MoneyWeek is a weekly investment magazine that covers financial and economic news and provides commentary and analysis across UK and global markets. MoneyWeek is edited in London.

It is owned by MoneyWeek Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S.-based Agora Inc headed by Bill Bonner.

From January to June 2013, the magazine had an Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) certified circulation of 52,027 (99.0% of which was in the UK and Ireland).[1]

History[edit]

MoneyWeek, founded by Jolyon Connell, was launched in November 2000 and originally published in association with Dennis Publishing.[2] It was designed as a financial version of The Week magazine, which was founded by Jolyon Connell five years previously.[3]

MoneyWeek was sold by Dennis Publishing to Financial News Ltd. in August 2002.[4] In late 2003 it was bought by U.S. financial publisher, Agora Inc.[5]

A South African edition of MoneyWeek was launched in June 2007, initially on a subscription basis, with newsstand availability from 2008.[6] A French language edition, published in Paris, was launched in September 2008 but disappeared at the beginning of October 2011. The winding up of MoneyWeek France was officially pronounced at that time.[7]

Controversy[edit]

In 2013, "MoneyWeek" was criticized by various independent writers and some members of the public for "fear mongering" – pushing viewers and readers into buying their magazine by releasing an 'urgent warning' video which claimed that the UK economy will suffer "the Black Plague of Debt". [8]

Content[edit]

MoneyWeek is edited by John Stepek. Merryn Somerset Webb is the magazine's editor in chief.

MoneyWeek provides a digest of the week's financial and investment news, and also covers associated economic and political stories.

In addition to the news digest, it features market commentary and analysis, share tips, interviews, regular columnists (including Bill Bonner, founder of Agora Inc.), and travel and lifestyle pieces.

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