It’s a brave party that takes on the pensioner vote in the run-up to an election. Should Theresa May be worried, asks John Stepek.
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This is starting to feel like a market on borrowed time, says John Stepek. Be careful out there.
Trend-chasing value investors are setting themselves up for losses. John Stepek explains why.
Investors are buying US stocks “on the dip” – but they’re still expensive. However, there is another market where you can still buy cheap stocks, says John Stepek – Japan.
As the markets realise Donald Trump isn’t cut out to be president, the Trump bump will become a Trump tantrum, says John Stepek. Prepare your portfolio for the “disillusionment trade”.
Saudi Arabia’s finance minister says Opec will do “whatever it takes” to bring the oil price under control. Will it succeed? John Stepek investigates.
The WannaCry ransomware attack is a wake-up call. It has huge implications for cybersecurity – and for bitcoin. John Stepek explains why, and how to profit from improving computer security.
Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the French election could make things a lot more interesting than markets might think, says John Stepek.
The “sell in May” strategy advocates dumping your stocks in early May, sitting in cash, and not buying back in until the St Leger Stakes horse race has been run in September. So is there any validity to the idea?
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.