In a further sign of the mania gripping the bond market, Germany issued €3.15bn of zero-interest ten-year bonds last week.
The US central bank, the Federal Reserve, did what it always said it was going to do and raised interest rates. Markets promptly threw a fit. John Stepek explains why.
Brexit is hogging all the headlines, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But for investors, there’s something more interesting going on in the bond market.
US companies are employing more people than ever, and wages are rising. That’s good for American workers, but not so good for the stockmarkets. John Stepek explains why.
John Stepek looks to the global economy’s most important charts to if they can shed any light on the direction of the world’s markets.
John Stepek looks at whether the charts that matter most to the global economy point to the market fall being just a blip, or if this is something more serious.
John Stepek looks back to the “great bond massacre” of 1994 to find out what we can learn about today’s bond bubble.
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.
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.
In a week when the bond-market action turned to Europe and the SEC turned its sights on Tesla CEO Elon Musk, John Stepek looks at the charts that matter most to the global economy.
Matthew Partridge talks to Simon Fasdal of Saxo Bank about the latest developments in the bond markets, and what they mean for investors.