The air we breathe is killing us – and costing us a fortune too. But if you think electric cars are the answer, think again, says Simon Wilson.
Fear of economic stagnation is wreaking havoc in the markets. But it is nothing new. We didn’t see a “new normal” in the past, and we’re not seeing one now.
Global bond markets saw yields plumb new lows this week, driven by central banks’ loose monetary policies. So what will they do now, asks John Stepek? Admit they’re wrong, or double down?
From Brexit to Trump, voters are increasingly turning to populist solutions that could have dramatic effects on the markets. Investors will have to keep a very close eye on things.
Money laundering is no longer the preserve of criminal gangs – it’s a trillion-dollar business run through global financial centres, such as London. Simon Wilson reports.
A peaceful, slumbering dragon? Think again, economist and commentator George Magnus tells Merryn Somerset Webb.
The financial elite led us into the 2008 crisis. And those same people are still in charge. John Stepek looks at where they might lead us next.
There are suggestions that the US Federal Reserve could raise interest rates in June. But that’s not going to happen. John Stepek explains why.
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership has met with opposition from French President François Hollande and from the public. Can it be salvaged? Simon Wilson reports.
A massive build-up of debt will plunge the world economy back into turmoil, believes investment guru Jim Rogers.
Since the financial crisis, upheaval, nationalism and populism are rising all over the globe as people vote for anything but “more of the same”. John Stepek looks at what’s happening.