The stockmarket was pushed far out of line by the feds, says Bill Bonner. It is due a major reversal.
As the climate changes and the global population rises, the world is running out of fresh water. Matthew Partridge looks at the solutions to the problem, and how to invest.
With antibiotic resistance costing the US healthcare system $20bn a year, there’s profit in battling bugs. Matthew Partridge looks at the problem and picks two biotech stocks to buy.
The Turkish lira is at record lows against both the euro and the dollar – it has fallen by 32% against the USD in a year.
The FTSE 100 saw a healthy bounce yesterday, rising 1.8% to close at 6,194.
Brazil’s economy is set to shrink by 2% this year. But with a large, young population and plenty of soft commodities, there is plenty of upside.
These are London’s ten most-hated shares, judged by the percentage of stock being shorted.
Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s September’s take on the major asset classes.
Buy-to-let has been an investment phenomenon, with record low interest rates a boon for a generation of private landlords. But the party’s coming to an end, says James Ferguson.
New tax rules will make residential property in the UK less attractive to buy-to-let investors. But certain areas of the country have more potential than others, says John Stepek.
China isn’t collapsing. It is just slowing down. If you have cash and a long-term view on the market, says Merryn Somerset Webb, now might be a good time to start buying.
Global markets had another tricky start to the week. On Tuesday, the FTSE 100 lost 3%, pan-European stocks lost 2.8% and US stocks tumbled by 3%.
Is this a bear market or a bull market? You can make the case either way, says Dominic Frisby. But all his instincts say it’s a bear. Here’s why.
The FTSE 100 halted its decline yesterday, climbing 0.4% to close at 6,083.
China’s authoritarian government has made a mess of dealing with its stockmarket crash. But it’s OK, says John Stepek. There’s no need to panic. Here’s why.
The FTSE 100 returned from the late summer break only to fall heavily, sliding 3% to close at 6,058.