Free trade transformed Venice from a swamp into one of the world’s most powerful cities. But its decline holds a timely lesson for Theresa May, says Dominic Frisby.
Microsoft tries to duck the blame over the Wannacry ransomware that has infected over 200,000 computers worldwide.
Improved connectivity and technology will spawn an enormous global economic boom. And one of the regions that will benefit the most is Asia. Dominic Frisby explains why.
The tide of populism that swept the world is ebbing away, says Dominic Frisby. Here, he explains why we’ve hit “peak populism”, and what that could mean for investors.
Investors, who already view the US as overpriced and the eurozone as cheap may be about to start piling money into both European stocks and the euro, says John Stepek.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is feeling bullish. But this isn’t necessarily good news: its forecasting record is mediocre.
Inflation is a threat to global growth, reckons former Fed chief Alan Greenspan.
The Trump administration is attempting a balancing act on North Korea – and the stakes couldn’t be higher.
Whether we can expect prices to rise or fall is one of the most important questions facings investors. Dominic Frisby looks to the charts for a clue.
Whatever your feelings on populism, as an investor, it’s vital you understand what’s behind it, says John Stepek. US asset manager GMO offers us some clues.
So long as the Russian economy remains a basket case, Vladimir Putin poses no real threat, says Matthew Lynn.