Amazon’s takeover of US grocery chain Whole Foods marks a change in direction from “disruption” to direct competition, says John Stepek. Here’s what it means for you.
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.
The Federal Reserve says it will raise interest rates again soon. That will weaken the dollar. And if there’s one thing markets love, says John Stepek, it’s a weak dollar.
The Church of England made an impressive return on its investments last year. What’s interesting is its aversion to passive funds. John Stepek looks at what that can teach us.
This is starting to feel like a market on borrowed time, says John Stepek. Be careful out there.
Investors are buying US stocks “on the dip” – but they’re still expensive. However, there is another market where you can still buy cheap stocks, says John Stepek – Japan.
The Kospi index has just risen to a new all-time high despite South Korea’s political turmoil.
Investors are taking today’s turbulent times all in their stride, says Andrew Van Sickle. They could be in for a shock.
The last eight years have seen Europe stagnate, but now the long-delayed recovery may finally be taking place. Matthew Partridge looks at how to profit.
As the markets realise Donald Trump isn’t cut out to be president, the Trump bump will become a Trump tantrum, says John Stepek. Prepare your portfolio for the “disillusionment trade”.
Improved connectivity and technology will spawn an enormous global economic boom. And one of the regions that will benefit the most is Asia. Dominic Frisby explains why.
The WannaCry ransomware attack is a wake-up call. It has huge implications for cybersecurity – and for bitcoin. John Stepek explains why, and how to profit from improving computer security.