Some claim that the downfall of Clarence Charles Hatry was the trigger for the Great Depression. John Stepek looks at what actually happened in the Hatry Crisis of 1929.
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Japan’s Topix stock index has reached a classic resistance area in the charts that can give investors a clue as to where the share price will head next. John Stepek explains.
One thing that people always get wrong about bubbles is that no one sees them coming. That’s just not true, says John Stepek.
The sale of Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi for $450m may represent the pinnacle of the global misallocation of capital, says John Stepek.
More and more landlords are throwing in the towel and putting their properties on the market. Is this the beginning of the end for buy-to-let?
Investors are pulling money out of junk bond funds and US companies are scrapping new issues. John Stepek looks at what’s rattled the market.
Japan’s Topix index has hit the “coffin lid”. John Stepek looks at where it might go from here, and at the rest of the charts that matter.
In the latest in his series on history’s greatest market crashes, John Stepek looks at the Roaring ’20s, and how the US went from a booming stockmarket to the Great Depression.
The desert kingdom is in the throes of radical upheaval – its leader wants to follow Facebook’s example, and “move fast and break things”. Investors should be wary, says John Stepek.
Britain’s housing market is freezing over – nobody wants to buy property at the moment. John Stepek explains why, and where things might go from here.