The latest US non-farm payrolls report was a bit of a disaster. But that’s good news for stock markets, says John Stepek.
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When the election was called, everybody expected a Tory landslide. Now there’s talk of a hung parliament, or even a Labour victory. John Stepek explains what that would mean for Britain.
Companies with very high share prices sometimes consider stock splits. Do they make sense? John Stepek explains.
Passive investing is taking business from expensive, actively managed funds. There is still a place for active investors, says John Stepek, but they will need imagination, flexibility, and humility.
The oil price has refused to budge despite oil cartel Opec and Russia cutting back on production. John Stepek explains why, and looks at what that means for investors.
John Stepek looks at how the main asset price charts are faring ahead of the weekend, starting with bitcoin’s recent meteoric rise.
Passive investing giant Vanguard has launched its UK investment platform – you can now buy their funds direct. John Stepek explains how that affects you – and the asset management industry.
The Church Commissioners – the Church, of England’s investment arm – has a very solid investment record, making 17% last year. John Stepek examines the secret of its success.
The Federal Reserve says it will raise interest rates again soon. That will weaken the dollar. And if there’s one thing markets love, says John Stepek, it’s a weak dollar.
The Church of England made an impressive return on its investments last year. What’s interesting is its aversion to passive funds. John Stepek looks at what that can teach us.