When stocks are popular, evidence suggests that future returns are poor. But timing the market is highly risky.
Articles written by John Stepek
John Stepek looks back to the “great bond massacre” of 1994 to find out what we can learn about today’s bond bubble.
At times like this, when the world’s stockmarkets are selling off hard, it’s easy to make expensive mistakes. That’s why it’s crucial to remember what type of investor you are.
Italy’s debt is very high indeed. With the chances of repaying it slim, the eurozone is heading for yet another messy crisis. John Stepek explains what’s going on.
Everyone’s eyes are on US bond yields right now. John Stepek explains why they matter so much to the world’s markets, and which assets are most vulnerable.
With the US economy continuing to grow apace, John Stepek looks at all the charts that matter, including the all important bond yields.
House prices are now rising more slowly than inflation – could we see a soft landing for the property market? John Stepek hopes so.
Investors are racing to ditch active funds for passive funds. When you compare performance, it’s clear why.
US bond yields are on the rise, and the easy-money good times will soon be gone. When the markets catch up with that fact, things could get ugly.
Everyone knows markets move in cycles. But nobody knows exactly when the cycle will turn. John Stepek looks at where we might be now, and what that means for you.