Equities are overvalued by pretty much any measure. Does that mean we’re heading for a stockmarket crash? And what can you do about it if it does?
Articles written by John Stepek
Bank of England governor Mark Carney made the right noises on interest rates again today. But yet again failed to follow through with any action.
“Real” interest rates – after inflation – have fallen to negative 2.65%. And they’re unlikely to turn positive any time soon. In fact, they could fall further still, says John Stepek.
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The 1987 stockmarket crash was a surprise for many – but some did see it coming. John Stepek explains what caused it, and what it tells us about today’s markets.
Calm markets and low interest rates have persuaded investors to take bigger risks than they once would. But a Vix-induced market slide could shatter that calm and drive stocks down.
Donald Trump’s deal with the Democrats to raise the US debt ceiling surprised markets. John Stepek looks at what the president’s opportunistic move could mean.
The mining sector has performed extremely well in recent months, even as investors worry about the state of the wider market. But, asks John Stepek, can this bull market last?