Wages in America are rising. That’s good for workers, but bad for stockmarkets. John Stepek explains why, and how it will affect your investments.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Yale professor and Nobel Prize winner Robert Shiller about how the power of 'stories' drives the global economy and creates financial bubbles.
Barings Bank, one of the world's most venerable banks, was brought to its knees by the original 'rogue trader', Nick Leeson, on this day in 1995.
The dollar and Treasury yields dipped following Janet Yellen’s upbeat assessment of the US economy.
The new Greek government agreed to an extension of the current bailout programme, staving off disaster for the moment.
Chief executive Stuart Gulliver’s tax affairs added to the gloom over the bank’s disappointing results.
The FTSE 100 would have to hit 10,000 to reach any meaningful new high, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Clearly, that’s some way off.
The world is rapidly running out of water – back firms pioneering ways to recycle what’s left and you stand to make big gains, says Matthew Partridge.
The bear market has formally ended, says Matthew Lynn. But the investors’ negative mindset will stick with us for a lot longer.
Small-cap stock expert David Thornton explains how to choose a broker and the ins and outs of investing in penny shares.