Buying the market’s “Dogs” – top-ten high yielders – every year is a popular strategy, but does it make sense?
Articles written by Andrew Van Sickle
Commodities guru Jim Rogers thinks the current oil price is a floor, not a ceiling – but his favourite picks are gold and silver.
Analysts are always telling us what they think is about to happen to economies or equities, says Andrew Van Sickle. Investors should ignore them.
With talk of a trade war hampering equities in a region that is dependent on exports, investors are going cold on Europe.
Donald Trump has fired the first shots in a US-China trade war, slapping tariffs on $34bn of Chinese imports, with another $16bn to follow soon.
America’s benchmark S&P 500 stockmarket index has been in a bull market since March 2009 – or just over 3,400 days. It is only 50 days short of the longest post-1945 bull run, October 1990 to March 2000.
In the first half of 2018, the value of global M&A reached $2.5trn, a 65% jump on the same period last year and a first-half record.
With the Shanghai Composite index down by a fifth since its latest peak in January, Chinese stocks are into official bear-market territory.
Greece is finally emerging from its financial rescue programme, but it will have to keep a tight lid on spending for years.
Investors’ flight form Turkey, after Recep Tayyip Erdogan won last Sunday’s election, is making a nasty recession all the more likely.