There’s no sense in handing 1%-2% plus fees to fund managers when a cheap tracker gets results, says Stephen Connolly.
Looming trade wars will spell trouble for the world’s biggest economy, reckons US investor Jim Rogers.
Fifty days into his presidency, Donald Trump is taking on the nation’s civil servants, says Emily Hohler.
The Federal Reserve has raised US interest rates, but the “real” rate remains negative once inflation is factored in. John Stepek explains how it affects you.
Not long ago, the markets were discounting a US interest rate rise this month. But now, it looks like a foregone conclusion. John Stepek explains why, and what it means.
Nationalistic policies can seriously affect investment returns – it’s time we learnt the lessons from America’s Great Depression, says Jonathan Compton.
In his annual letter to investors, Warren Buffett sees good times ahead for the American economy.
President Donald Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress was remarkably conventional. Emily Hohler reports.
The Sage of Omaha thinks the world is looking pretty rosy for investors at the moment. Merryn Somerset Webb isn’t so sure.
There is one entity in the US with powers to make markets do whatever it wants. But it’s not the president. It’s the Federal Reserve. John Stepek explains why.
Lieutenant General Herbert McMaster’s appointment as national security adviser has reassured those hoping for a normalisation of the Trump White House.