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.
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.
US tech stocks saw big falls recently. Is it a pause as investors “rotate”, or the start of something bigger? Ben Judge reports.
The rise of China has supported Australia’s 26 years of constant economic growth.
Stocks are hardly cheap, but has the rally finally peaked? Andrew Van Sickle reports.
Tech stocks have sold off sharply in the last few days. John Stepek asks if this is a healthy correction of an overpriced sector, or the start of something bigger.
European stocks have had a good run so far this year. Just don’t bank on it continuing.
Nothing seems to be able to slow the relentless rise of US stocks, says Andrew Van Sickle.
Latin America is putting its violent past behind it, and is poised to ride the wave of a global tourism boom. Invest now to reap the rewards, says James McKeigue.
The Nifty Fifty was a group of blue-chip stocks that investors thought would outperform the market, but didn’t. John Stepek asks if today’s tech stocks are the 21st-century version.
One problem with big tech stocks is that they’re very expensive. But another is the threat from overzealous regulation, says Merryn Somerset Webb.