As markets continue to believe that a cut in US interest rates is just a matter of time, the US dollar continued its fall this week. John Stepek looks at how that’s affected the charts that matter most to the global economy.
It's easy to become confused about bonds – the term covers a wide range of financial products. Here, Ed Bowsher explains the main types of bond.
In this video, Ed takes a look at UK government bonds – how they work, why they are important, and whether you should invest in them.
This week – Tuesday in particular – could mark a significant a turning point in the markets, says John Stepek.
The resurgence of “covenant lite” or “cov-lite” loans could spell trouble, says Marina Gerner.
If the yield curve reverses and investors are willing to accept lower rates on long-term debt than short-term, it bodes ill for the economy, says John Stepek.
The “inverted yield curve” is an unusually reliable indicator of impending recession. Ben Bernanke, former Fed chairman, thinks it’s nothing to worry about. He’s wrong, says John Stepek. Here’s why.
John Stepek examines what effect investor concerns over global growth have had on the world’s most important charts.
Investors are flocking to “leveraged loans”. John Stepek explains what they are and why they could send markets into a downward spiral.
John Stepek examines how concerns over Chinese growth have affect the global economy’s most important charts.
As the US dollar continues to bully the currency markets, John Stepek looks at all the other charts that matter to the global economy.
Fund managers buy the things that won’t get them fired when the crash comes. With that in mind, John Stepek looks at Amazon and the other charts that matter.
As investors fall out of love with gold, John Stepek looks at what’s happened in the last week to the charts that matter most to the global economy.