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Five threats to your wealth

The threat of Greece leaving the eurozone has investors feeling jittery. But it’s far from the only big risk out there. John Stepek looks at the top five.

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I correctly predicted the euro would turn up at $1.11

Elliott wave theory has once again proved why it’s an invaluable tool when it comes to trading the euro, says John C Burford.

Which currency peg will collapse next?

Following the Swiss National Bank’s shock decision, investors are asking which country will be next to unpeg their currency.

Rising dollar dents profits

Several US multinationals have taken hits to their profits due to the strengthening greenback.

Will Iberian populists sink the euro?

Elections in Portugal and Spain later this year could throw the future of the euro once more into doubt.

Swiss 'shock and horror' sparks currency war

A new currency war looms over markets in the wake of the Swiss National bank’s shock decision to unpeg its currency from the euro.

The bitcoin bubble has burst – but the real excitement is yet to come

The really exciting thing about bitcoin isn’t the currency, says Dominic Frisby, its the technology behind it. It has the power to change the world.

The bursting of the bitcoin bubble

Last year saw the bursting of the bitcoin bubble, with the cryptocurrency falling by more than half.

The Swiss have rocked the currency markets – Germany could be next

Speculating that Germany will ditch the euro might seem fanciful, says Bengt Saelensminde. But it pays to keep an open mind.

US stocks to open higher as shock Swiss move heightens QE expectations

US stocks should open slightly higher today as hopes of ECB money-printing increased after the Swiss National Bank abandoned the franc’s peg to the euro.

Chart of the day: The Swiss central bank’s shock move has stunned the market

The forex markets are in chaos this morning after the Swiss central bank abandoned the Swiss franc’s peg to the euro. John Stepek explains what it means.

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