The bond bull market of the last 30-odd years is over. The question now, says John Stepek, is how high can bond yields go before the stockmarket gets jittery?
Articles written by John Stepek
There’s an increasing appetite among investors for more effective corporate governance. And passive funds are leading the way. John Stepek explains what’s going on.
Investors around the globe are shunning UK stocks. John Stepek examines why, and looks at what’s going on with the global economy’s most important indicators.
US politicians’ wrangling about debt could lead to another government shutdown. But that’s just political showbiz, says John Stepek. The US Treasury has much more serious problems to worry about.
To many people, short-selling – selling a company’s shares in the hope of buying them back for less – is distasteful. But it does have its uses, says John Stepek.
The oil price has made a steady recovery since it crashed in 2014. But that could have far reaching consequences for equity markets, says John Stepek.
The pound has hit its highest level against the dollar since the Brexit vote. But as John Stepek explains, that says more about the dollar than it does about sterling.
With construction and support services giant Carillion going into liquidation, John Stepek looks at some of the key lessons for investors.
Inflation is likely to be the big issue of the year. Here, John Stepek looks at how the global economy is faring with the charts that matter.
Housing markets around the world are starting to wobble as the supply of cheap credit dries up. John Stepek looks at what’s going on.