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.
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.
GDP figures for individual countries are under almost constant revision with most predictions too pessimistic – except for America.
Central banks are desperately trying to control the markets – and some are finding it difficult. But not the US Federal Reserve. John Stepek explains why the Fed has the easiest job in central banking.
Central bankers can move markets. So you need to know what they’re up to. Here’s what we can learn from their latest decisions, and what their next moves may be.
Fewer babies are being born and the elderly are living longer. That’s a demographic time bomb for economies, but smart investors can profit from the trend, says Jonathan Compton.
The leak of millions of documents from a Panama law firm has propelled the world of offshore investments into the headlines. What’s the fuss about? Simon Wilson reports.
The British Virgin Islands have borne the brunt of the public’s rage over tax havens. Is it time we got rid of them? Chris Carter investigates.
The country’s most high-profile politicians have been falling over themselves to show off their earnings and the amount of tax they paid. Here’s who got what.
David Cameron’s dilemma over the Panama Papers is a symptom of our flawed tax regime. But it’s what we’re stuck with, says John Stepek. And it’s going to get worse.