A low oil price can only be good for growing the global economy in the long term, says John Stepek. Here, he explains why, and looks at a fund that’s well placed to profit.
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The EU is on the brink of self-destruction, says John Stepek. There’s no point tinkering with it. Brexit is the chance for us to replace it with something better.
There’s no end to the ammunition available to central banks in the war on cash, says John Stepek. They could end up turning the whole system on its head.
The Bank of Japan’s introduction of negative interest rates proves that when it comes to central banks, there is no limit to their meddling. John Stepek looks at what the latest move means for the markets.
Much of what investors take for granted today is wrong. The way to get an edge in the markets, says John Stepek, is to imagine a radically different future.
The market is desperate for the world’s central banks to step in with more ‘stimulus’. Will they oblige? John Stepek looks at what’s likely to happen.
The market crash is starting to make some edgier investments look interesting, says John Stepek. And how much is sterling’s recent slide to do with fear of Brexit?
Stocks are in a bear market, down 20% from their 2015 highs. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the slide, and asks how much further there is to go.
The collapse in oil and commodity prices is freaking markets out. But it’s not the end of the world, says John Stepek. It’s just the normal market cycle playing out.
Investors have hit a tipping point – markets are in “risk-off” mode and are going through a huge shake-out. But one sector may have already hit bottom, says John Stepek.