Next summer the US economic expansion that began in 2009 will become the longest in the country’s history – provided a recession doesn’t strike in the meantime.
Articles written by Marina Gerner
A round of earnings reports and subsequent jitters have wiped 10% off the FANG+ tech stock index in a week.
The resurgence of “covenant lite” or “cov-lite” loans could spell trouble, says Marina Gerner.
The US housing market’s recovery from the global financial crisis of 2008, which has seen prices hit new all-time highs, may be beginning to falter.
A sliding currency, weakening stockmarket and the threat of a trade war with the US spell trouble for China’s economy.
US president Donald Trump has publicly criticised the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate increases, complaining that plans for more rises risk upsetting the booming economy.
The US president’s tariffs threaten to paralyse the World Trade Organisation – and could ultimately unravel the entire post-war multilateral trading system, says Marina Gerner.
Germany’s benchmark stockmarket index, the Dax 30, has risen tenfold since it began life 30 years ago.
Income investors who rely on UK stocks and funds are missing out on the fastest-growing source of income in the world – the dividends of Asia-Pacific companies.
The latest data suggests inflation is gathering strength. It could give a nasty jolt to markets preoccupied with trade wars, political uncertainty and weakening global growth.