The Federal Reserve has finally pulled the plug on money printing. Merryn Somerset Webb explains what that means for your wealth.
Stocks: the MoneyWeek view
October 2014: Correction coming? Markets are wobbling. The US and others are vulnerable. Stick with attractively valued markets that would benefit from QE: Italy or Greece, and Japan. Emerging markets have fallen in the past month. Focus on those with compelling long-term stories, eg India, Indonesia and Brazil.
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The FTSE 100 made steady progress throughout yesterday, ahead of the Federal Reserve announcement on quantitative easing. The index closed 52 points higher at 6,454.
Investors in Brazil didn’t get the president they were hoping for. But as Matthew Partridge explains, there are still plenty of reasons to invest in the country.
Tech stocks such as Alibaba generate plenty of hype, says Lars Henriksson. But investors shouldn’t forget about Asia’s other great companies.
Thanks to reforms, the Mexican economy could be at the start of a new era of high growth.
Salaries for the chief executives of the FTSE 100 have soared to new heights in comparison to what the average worker is paid.
Stockmarkets are struggling to ween themselves off central bank money-printing.
American stocks are expensive. But investors waiting for a price slide may be waiting for some time.
Growth in the Chinese economy has slowed, but investors shouldn’t expect a crash.
Tesco is in big trouble. Its half-year results make grim reading, its chairman is leaving, and the share price is plummeting. Phil Oakley looks at where Britain’s biggest supermarket chain goes from here.
Healthy investor relations are an important part of investing. But as David Thornton explains, you can have too much of a good thing.
Latest figures show China’s economy is slowing down. But now could be the perfect time for investors to get in to Chinese stocks, says John Stepek.
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