Oil cartel Opec’s decision to raise production was seen as bullish for the oil price, even though a lot more crude is heading to market.
Articles written by Andrew Van Sickle
General Electric’s eviction from a key American stockmarket gauge is a reminder to check what’s in an index.
It’s starting to look a lot like 2001 as analysts have been warning for some time that the technology sector is back in a bubble.
The latest fuss over protectionism coming from the White House is especially worrying for emerging markets.
Donald Trump’s bluster has given markets around the world the jitters, says Andrew Van Sickle.
The constituents of America’s S&P 500 index are expected to spend $650bn buying back their shares this year, which would set a new annual record.
The latest political upset in Italy has given investors a fright. But they are taking too pessimistic a view.
Emerging-markets investors have turned their guns on Brazil, sending the real to a two-year low and wiping 15% off the stockmarket in three weeks.
Argentina has agreed s $50bn credit deal with the IMF, which should stabilise the currency and encourage foreign investment.
Wages are rising slowly in the US – growth should hit 3% later this year. Bbut the prospects for workers continue to improve.