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Articles written by John Stepek
As the trade war intensifies, developed-world government bonds have sunk to new lows. But the root cause of the markets’ jitters could lie not so much in trade as in fears of another crisis in the eurozone.
China’s currency, the yuan, has weakened significantly against the dollar. That suggests the trade war will only get worse, says John Stepek. Here’s what it means for you.
Donald Trump’s latest skirmish in his trade war with China has sent stockmarkets tumbling. John Stepek looks at how China could respond, and what it means for the global economy and for your money.
The Federal Reserve has cut US interest rates for the first time in over a decade. It’s fair to say that the market didn’t like it. John Stepek explains why.
The good news about bubbles is that they’re easy to spot. The bad news is that they’re hard to profit from.
Value investing is probably the purest form of contrarian investing out there. John Stepek explains what it is, and how to do it.
John Stepek picks a sample of the books he’s read and enjoyed this year, for you to add to your holiday reading list.
Boris Johnson is not for messing around. He’s taking Brexit seriously. John Stepek looks at his options, and what it all means for the markets.
With Boris Johnson confirmed as Britain’s new prime minister, John Stepek looks at what he might do with his new-found power.