After a hectic week, John Stepek takes a look at the charts that matter most to the global economy.
Articles written by John Stepek
Labour has added a chunk of BT to the list of things it will renationalise if it wins the election. That probably won’t happen, says John Stepek. But you need a plan B, just in case.
John Stepek talks to Jim Mellon ahead of the MoneyWeek Wealth Summit to get his views on some of the hottest topics in finance today.
John Stepek talks to fund manager Ed Heaven about political turmoil, ethical investing, and why ultimately human ingenuity will prevail.
As markets move back into “bull” mode, John Stepek looks at how the charts that matter most to the global economy have changed in the last week.
Politicians of every hue have committed to throwing vast sums of money at their voters. Rampant inflation will eventually make them stop. But for now, says John Stepek, it’s sent markets into party mode.
John Stepek talks to Dylan Grice about everything from inflation, MMT and he US dollar to the Bull market in “duration” and the future of the financial system.
With no universal definition of what counts as “ethical”, so-called ESG funds can cover a wide range of sins, from tobacco stocks to arms-makers. If you want to invest ethically, says John Stepek, you have to do it yourself.
Many blue-chip stocks are stretching their dividend payouts to the limit. Make sure you don’t pay the price.
Big flotations or mergers often mark the top of a market. But the Saudi Aramco IPO could mark a bottom. And that spells opportunity, says John Stepek.