London house prices are falling at the fastest rate for ten years. John Stepek explains what’s behind the slide, and what it would take to create a UK-wide house-price crash.
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We don’t need new fund structures to tackle liquidity concerns with open ended funds– the ideal vehicle already exists – investment trusts.
The only real way to profit from market bubbles is to avoid them and invest in “anti-bubbles” instead. John Stepek explains what an anti-bubble is, and picks some of the most promising.
China’s economy is growing at its slowest rate since 1992, when it started reporting its GDP performance. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the latest figures and explains what it all means for you.
This week, the Federal Reserve reassured investors that an interest rate cut is coming. John Stepek looks at how that has affected the charts that matter most to the global economy.
If you want to lend money to the German government, you won’t be getting any interest. In fact, you may have to pay. John Stepek explains what’s going on in the upside-down bond market.
Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell has finally realised what his job really is: keeping the markets sweet. That’s great news for investors, says John Stepek. At least until the inevitable crash.
Deutsche Bank is shedding 18,000 staff. John Stepek examines what’s behind the layoffs – and asks if we are looking at another Lehman Brothers.
Worried that your manager might “do a Woodford”? Here’s what to look out for when investing in active funds.
Investors are shunning active funds in favour of passive funds that track an underlying market index. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the change and asks if anything can save the active fund management industry.