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.
The 1920/21 depression was a whopper, with US stocks falling by almost 50%. But now, it’s all but forgotten. John Stepek asks what we can learn from it.
There’s a theory that years ending in a seven are bad for the stockmarket. Is there anything in it? Dominic Frisby delves into the dubious world of numerology.
Brazil’s economy is picking up, the political backdrop is improving and investors are returning. Max King picks the best ways to buy in.
Britain’s benchmark index has been awash with profit warnings of late. John Stepek looks at what’s going on.
Oakmark Select’s Bill Nygren agrees that US stocks are expensive – but not overvalued.
Investors hungry for returns are heading for emerging markets, says Andrew Van Sickle.
American stocks have taken a tumble, but the global bull market has further to run, says Andrew Van Sickle.
Ray Dalio, the world’s top hedge fund manager, is reining in his horns, says John Stepek. Not because of the markets – but because of politics.
John Stepek explains why the gold price spiked up last week, and catches up with the action in the other markets.
It’s no secret that US stocks have been expensive for quite some time, says John Stepek. But even so, few investors realise quite how eye-wateringly expensive they’ve become.