Pay no attention to investment lore, says Max King. Any market setback is likely to be fleeting.
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.
India is almost the perfect emerging-market investment story. But don’t just pile blindly into Indian stocks, says Merryn Somerset Webb. There are much better ways to invest.
Hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry, best known for cleaning up in the 2008 crash, is calling it a day. John Stepek looks at what investors can learn from his career.
In the latest of his series on stockmarket crashes, John Stepek looks at probably the worst in living memory: the crash of 1973/74.
Equities are overvalued by pretty much any measure. Does that mean we’re heading for a stockmarket crash? And what can you do about it if it does?
There are signs that Europe’s recovery is finally trickling down to Italy, while Spain is on a roll.
Everyone invests in dud stocks once in a while. But how do you tell if a company will go bad? Look to the CEO, says John Stepek.
Merryn Somerset Webb looks at two new funds which, while they are in no way perfect, aim to shake up the complacent fund management industry.
One of America’s top contrarian investors thinks investors need to be extremely careful in the markets right now. John Stepek explains what that means for your portfolio.
Indivior’s opioid addiction treatment has been exposed to generic competition. Can the drugmaker fight back? Alice Gråhns reports.
The 1987 stockmarket crash was a surprise for many – but some did see it coming. John Stepek explains what caused it, and what it tells us about today’s markets.