The popular view of the global economy is that we’re experiencing a “new normal” – low yields, low productivity and long-term stagnation. But, says John Stepek, that’s not necessarily true.
Good news for investors trying to work out the US Federal Reserve’s next interest-rate move. It’s just become a lot easier to predict. The bad news is why.
The US economy is picking and things look to be slowly getting back to normal, says John Stepek. There’s just one catch – and it’s a big one.
Markets may be feeling jittery as the next Federal Reserve meeting approaches. But John Stepek explains why interest rates won’t be rising anytime soon.
The middle class in America is in crisis, with incomes falling and life expectancy worsening. Why? And what can be done about it? Simon Wilson reports.
Earnings and valuations are unappealing, while another headwind is an increasingly hawkish central bank, says Andrew Van Sickle.
The lesser of two evils? I choose not to vote for evil at all, says Bill Bonner.
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.
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.
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.