Donald Trump is seen as “business friendly”. But that won‘t necessarily mean soaring markets or record returns. For investors, there’s just one thing they need to know, says John Stepek.
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Donald Trump thinks the US dollar might be too strong. And that may be true. But it could get a lot stronger from here, says John Stepek.
Excessive executive pay has been a problem for years, with big shareholders failing to control it. But the rise of passive investing is changing that. John Stepek explains why.
The FTSE 100 is on its longest-ever winning streak, boosted partly by a weaker pound. John Stepek looks at what’s behind its record-breaking run, and asks: can it continue?
“Contrarian investing” is a much misused term among investors – it’s not just buying the opposite of what everyone else is buying. Here, John Stepek explains what it actually means.
There can be few commodities that are quite as heavily despised as uranium. But 2017 could be the year it makes a comeback. John Stepek explains why.
After a long time in the doldrums, German inflation has started to take off. That’s something we’re likely to see a lot more of around the world, says John Stepek.
One of the barriers to nations leaving the EU is the single currency. But France’s Marine Le Pen has proposed a solution that could spark France’s exit.
US stocks are expensive, but they’re not in bubble territory yet. Unfortunately, one far more important asset class is, says John Stepek. And when it collapses, it could pull everything down with it.
Every new year, analysts like to take a punt on what lies in the months ahead. John Stepek explains why investors should pay no attention.