We could soon see an inflation-driven correction in the housing market. That won’t make anyone particularly happy. But it might be the least damaging solution to the house price bubble.
Articles written by John Stepek
US unemployment has fallen to its lowest level since the financial crisis. That means higher wages are on their way. But that’s not good news for everyone, says John Stepek.
Many investors hope to beat the market by trading in and out of index funds and ETFs. But that’s a bad idea. Passive investing should be just that: passive.
France has chosen Emmanuel Macron as its next president. But we’re unlikely to see much of a relief rally in the markets. John Stepek explains why.
There have been some interesting moves in our six “charts that matter” this week, says John Stepek.
The word “bubble” gets bandied about a lot in investing. Yet there’s no real agreement on what it means. John Stepek looks at how to spot one before it pops.
US stocks have been unusually expensive for about 20 years. John Stepek examines why, and asks if they’ll ever revert to their former valuations.
Markets are getting worried about China’s massive levels of debt. No matter how it’s resolved, there’s going to be pain for everyone, says John Stepek.
Investors, who already view the US as overpriced and the eurozone as cheap may be about to start piling money into both European stocks and the euro, says John Stepek.
There are some things to be aware of when buying ETFs, says John Stepek, as problems with one popular fund earlier this month revealed.