The cost of borrowing for governments around the world is creeping higher. John Stepek explains why that’s so important for investors.
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A new, in-depth study suggests that it really is possible to beat the market, says John Stepek – you just need to know how.
The yield curve has perked up ever so slightly. John Stepek looks at what this and the global economy’s other most important charts mean for the markets.
People in Britain are obsessed with house prices. But with the market now moribund, the question, says John Stepek, is how long can this obsession last?
Predictions of doom for the US dollar are not new and have so far come to nothing. Yet while it might not happen tomorrow, the risk warnings are there, says John Stepek – here’s how to get your portfolio ready
Inflation isn’t rising as fast as the world’s central banks would like it to. So they’re thinking of tinkering with the target. John Stepek explains what they’re up to, and why it matters.
Sterling rose sharply yesterday after forex markets decided we’re likely to get May’s deal or no Brexit at all. John Stepek digests the latest developments and explains what they mean for your money.
Donald Trump has called a truce in the trade war and won’t be imposing punitive tariffs on Chinese goods. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the decision, and what it means for you.
The US stockmarket has been very expensive for a long time. Yet history suggests there’s no reason for this.
As the US Federal Reserve backs off, John Stepek looks at how quantitative tightening is affecting the global economy’s most important charts.