The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates again yesterday. But the markets seem to be concerned that things are moving too fast. John Stepek looks at what’s got them worried.
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Tech stocks have sold off sharply in the last few days. John Stepek asks if this is a healthy correction of an overpriced sector, or the start of something bigger.
A strong government’s desire to tinker often results in ambitious legislation that doesn’t help anyone. On that basis, a hung parliament isn’t necessarily a bad thing, says John Stepek.
Buying individual stocks is a risky business, so what can you do when a stock you own is hit by unexpected bad news? John Stepek explains.
The general election result will have caught many investors by surprise. John Stepek looks at what lessons can be learnt.
Theresa May’s snap election gamble has backfired spectacularly, and Britain now faces a whole lot of uncertainty. John Stepek looks at what the election result means for your money.
Will it be May, Corbyn or a “coalition of chaos”? As we went to press, we didn’t know. But there were some safe predictions to make, says John Stepek.
Markets clearly expect a comfortable Tory victory in the election. But you never know. John Stepek looks at different possible outcomes, and what they would mean for the pound.
The Nifty Fifty was a group of blue-chip stocks that investors thought would outperform the market, but didn’t. John Stepek asks if today’s tech stocks are the 21st-century version.
UK house prices have been falling for three months now. John Stepek explains why, and whether this is a healthy adjustment, or the start of a crash.