Whatever the Federal Reserve does with interest rates, the US dollar will carry on getting stronger. And that means the ‘real’ economy could benefit at the expense of the financial one. John Stepek explains how.
Russia’s drastic interest-rate hike is a sure sign the country’s in trouble. But as John Stepek explains, it’s not the only market that’s feeling the pain.
About once a decade, the dollar makes a world-shaking lurch. It’s time to prepare for the next one, says James Ferguson.
Book review: Bitcoin: The Future of Money?
Find out how Bitcoin is set to revolutionise the world in Dominic Frisby’s witty and engaging new book, says Matthew Partridge.
Russia’s falling rouble poses a threat to the country’s financial stability.
The Canadian dollar, or loonie, has slid to a five-year low against the US dollar. But it may have fallen too far.
Société Générale’s Albert Edwards foresees deflation in the West brought on by a devalued Japanese yen.
Matthew Partridge explains the ins and outs of the forex scandal: what’s happened, how it worked, and what can be done to stop it happening again.
The Russian rouble has slumped to an 11-year low, as foreign capital flees the country.
The dollar has risen sharply in recent months. But over the long term, the greenback still has a long way to go to hit a new high.
The current financial system is preventing half the world’s population from enjoying a decent standard of living. Bitcoin and other alternative currencies could change all that, says Dominic Frisby.