Refugees from the Sixties counter-culture in San Francisco have been blockading ‘Google buses’ in protest at ‘gentrification’. What’s their beef? Simon Wilson investigates.
For almost three decades, US interest rates have been falling. But here, Bengt Saelensminde looks at a chart that should give investors pause for thought.
New Fed chief Janet Yellen knows full well the money printing can’t stop. But the problem is, says Bengt Saelensminde – now the market knows it too.
Watchful stock-market investors could profit by keeping an eye on the US presidential cycle.
Janet Yellen has sought to sooth market worries in her new role at the head of the Federal Reserve.
Ever more out-of-work Americans have given up looking for jobs, flattering employment figures.
Cutting America’s stimulus programme by $10bn a month will make no real difference to anything, says Bengt Saelensminde. There’s another dose of QE going on behind the scenes.
The US Federal Reserve has finally decided to start its dreaded taper. John Stepek explains what it means for your portfolio.
US economic data have continued to improve with unemployment falling to a five-year low.
Aimed at curbing risky trading by banks, the ‘Volcker Rule’ has been approved by regulators in America.