The US Federal Reserve’s monetary policy is doing nothing but harm, says John Stepek. The chickens will soon be coming home to roost. Here, he explains why.
Thanks to bumper US production and cheap European imports, America is being buried under a mountain of cheese.
Last Friday’s US payrolls data fell short of expectations. So, what does that mean for interest rates, asks Andew Van Sickle.
Tune out all the breathless talk about what Trump or Clinton could mean for stocks, says Andrew Van Sickle. The market doesn’t care who’s in the White House.
Friday’s disappointing US employment figures gave the Fed the perfect reason to leave interest rates alone. But with wages up and commodity prices bouncing back, we could soon see the return of inflation, says John Stepek.
Despite its down-at-heel reputation, the eurozone is looking surprisingly sprightly.
For the third year in a row, the American economy suffered a poor first quarter. Andrew Van Sickle explains why things aren’t quite as bad as they seem.
America’s bull market is on track to become the second-longest running. How much longer can it last, asks Andrew Van Sickle.
A recession in America is on the way, thinks investment guru Albert Edwards, whatever the Federal Reserve decides to do next.
The very policy designed to kick start growth in the economy could end up stalling it, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
To what extent the US stockmarket is a “monetary policy junkie” getting a high from the central bank?