Ten years on from Lehman Brothers, where does the biggest risk lie? On corporate balance sheets.
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.
Both inflation and growth are picking up – and that’s a “jungle” for investors. Charlie Morris explains what you should buy now.
If you’re an expat expecting to return to the UK, you might be offered portfolio bonds. But as David Prosser explains, they’re rarely a good idea.
US stocks are expensive, but they’re not in bubble territory yet. Unfortunately, one far more important asset class is, says John Stepek. And when it collapses, it could pull everything down with it.
2016 saw one of the most momentous investment events in a generation: the end of the bond bull market. John Stepek explains how to profit.
After the political upheavals of 2016, a period of profound social and economic change is upon us. John Stepek looks at the big trends investors must be ready for next year.
Italy used to be able to gain breathing space by letting its currency depreciate. Now that it’s part of the single currency, it can’t.
Charlie Morris tells Merryn Somerset Webb what has and hasn’t changed for investors as a result of Donald Trump’s victory, and what to do about it.
Bond markets have borne the brunt of the Trump victory amid a jump in inflation expectations and high valuations. The worst falls have been in long-dated government bonds.
Donald Trump’s presidency could spell the end of the global bond bull market. But there’s one asset it could be very good for, says John Stepek: Japanese stocks.
Donald Trump’s victory in the US election marks the end of an era, says John Stepek. Here’s what it means for the markets, and for you.