Regarded as a daring investment all too recently, European stocks have become the flavour of the month. John Stepek suggests a better place to put your money.
The FTSE 100 saw a sharp rise yesterday after the Bank of England cut interest rates to 0.25% and extended its quantitative easing programme. The index closed up 1.6% at 6,740.
Short-sellers made a fortune betting against Carillion earlier this week. But they don’t always win. John Stepek looks at the risks of short-selling, and a bet that turned bad.
Investors appear to have become immune to Brazil’s dysfunctional politics.
There is a compelling argument for topping up your Japan holdings, says Andrew Van Sickle.
Electric cars are big business. They might not take over right away, but one thing’s for certain, says John Stepek – they are here to stay. Here’s how to invest.
South Korea’s post-war success, driven by the dynamism of its people, is an astounding economic feat. But has it translated into stockmarket returns, and should you invest? Dominic Frisby investigates.
Support services group Carillion’s share price collapse has made a lot of short-sellers very happy. Here, John Stepek explains shorting, and what it means for the average investor.
Unlike other developed markets, Japan’s supply of central-bank-created free money shows no sign of drying up. But that’s not the only reason to invest there, says John Stepek.
The European Union has just hit the tech giant Google with a record-breaking fine for uncompetitive practices. Is that fair? Simon Wilson reports.
With Emmanuel Macron’s election victory breathing life into the French economy, professional investor Eric Labbé picks three French small-cap stocks to buy now.
Many people are worried technology companies are overpriced. But not Max King. Here, he picks two mainstream tech stock investment trusts to buy now.