Unless something very surprising indeed happens, Brexit is likely to be a massive fudge of the sort that always envelopes any negotiation involving the EU.
Articles written by John Stepek
There’s a lot of talk of Brexit chaos and pandemonium, but little has actually changed. Markets seem unbothered by what might happen – and the same should go for you, says John Stepek.
The prime minister has returned from her hurried trip to Strasbourg, clutching more paper. Will it be enough to get her deal through parliament and what does it mean for your money? John Stepek explains.
A striking gap in the returns on Chinese index funds shows why you must be sure to know what you own. John Stepek explains.
Sigmund Freud was pessimistic, Carl Rogers optimistic, says John Stepek. But it’s through this third great psychologist that investors can hope to better know themselves.
With the ECB throwing in the towel on tightening fiscal policy, John Stepek looks at what effect this has had on the charts that matter most to markets and the global economy.
In a surprise U-turn, the ECB has decided not to raise interest rates, and will instead spend money propping up Europe’s dodgy banks. John Stepek explains why that’s rattled investors.
Investors are being forced to take greater risks in the hunt for returns, says John Stepek. And yet, the bull market still has legs.
Platinum has historically been more expensive than gold – but that’s no longer the case. John Stepek looks at the reasons behind the change and asks if it’s worth buying now.
China’s economy is slowing down. In a democracy, that’s no big problem; in a dictatorship, it spells trouble. John Stepek explains what’s going on, and how it affects your money.