Shell’s £47bn bid for BG suggests the oil sector is set for another round of major deals. But investors should avoid getting carried away, says John Stepek.
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The probability of a Greek exit from the eurozone is higher now than it ever was. John Stepek explains why, and looks at what’s likely to happen next.
Central bankers’ actions have put the economy in a very dangerous position, says hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller. Here’s why, and how you can avoid financial disaster.
Investors are clamouring to pay for the privilege of lending to the Swiss government. But as John Stepek explains, things could be about to get a whole lot crazier.
No matter who gets into power in May, the question of Scottish independence will continue to cause constitutional turmoil. John Stepek looks at what that means for investors.
Shell’s takeover of BG Group will spark a wave of mergers in the energy sector. John Stepek asks – who will be next?
With virtually every asset looking overpriced, respected investment expert Mohamed El Erian is keeping most of his money in cash. John Stepek asks – should you do the same?
You can now do whatever you like with your pension money. But with that freedom comes responsibility, says John Stepek. Here, he explains how to plan for your own retirement – and what to beware of.
The markets may be taking a pretty relaxed attitude to Britain’s hard-to-call election in May, says John Stepek. But that will change.
Chinese stocks have had a cracking year so far, and the chances are, there’s plenty more on the way. John Stepek tips one cheap investment trust to buy now.