Currencies

Push for profits

Invest with the activists to earn higher returns, says Matthew Partridge

Can the world’s top currency make it three in a row in 2017?

Bitcoin has been the world’s best performing currency for the last two years. It’s now worth nearly much as gold. John Stepek looks at what makes it so valuable.

Europe: another crisis in 2017?

Everything is there for European stocks to get going, says Andrew Van Sickle. If only the eurozone crisis could be but to rest.

The shrinking forex market

The foreign-exchange market is the biggest in the world – but it is getting smaller, according to the Bank for International Settlements.

It’s a big call – but I reckon the US dollar bull market is over

There are plenty of reasons to be bullish on the US dollar. But Dominic Frisby is shorting it. Here, he explains why.

Forget Brexit, here's what investors should really be worrying about

Brexit is a serious business, says John Stepek. But it’s not that important for now. If you really want something to worry about, look to the strong US dollar.

Is this the start of a dollar bull market?

Donald Trump’s election victory has pushed the US dollar higher – something that could last for at least the next few months, says Andrew Van Sickle.

Joseph Stiglitz: the euro is doomed

Nobel Prize-winning American economist Professor Joseph Stiglitz sees the death of the euro unless the eurozone can get its act together.

You’ve heard of Kondratiev waves – now meet the Frisby flux, the pound's eight-year cycle

Dominic Frisby thinks he’s found an eight-year cycle in the pound, which he’s dubbed the ‘Frisby Flux’. Here’s what it is, what it means, and how to trade it.

Should Pokémon fiat money get its gold standard?

Virtual currencies in Japan may be about to enter the real world, says Chris Carter.

South Africa’s power struggle hits the rand

A power struggle between the shambolic, corrupt regime of South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma and the country’s finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, means a volatile few months for the rand.

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