The now infamous yield curve inverted this week, and that’s sent investors running for cover. John Stepek looks at the charts that most most to investors to see how the markets have reacted.
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.
Matthew Partridge talks to Simon Fasdal of Saxo Bank about the latest developments in the bond markets, and what they mean for investors.
Ten years after a financial crisis caused by too much debt, the world has an even higher debt load.
Ten years on from Lehman Brothers, where does the biggest risk lie? On corporate balance sheets.
Jeffrey Gundlach, founder and chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, is warning that the record number of bets made in the futures market in favour of higher bond yields could “cause quite a squeeze”.
John Stepek looks at what the charts that matter most to the global economy make of the week’s events, including the pressure the dollar is putting emerging markets under.
As Elon Musk surprises investors – and possibly the SEC – and Turkey’s woes worsen,John Stepek looks at what the charts that matter most to the global economy make of the week’s events.
As Japan raises its cap on government bond yields, John Stepek takes look at how that affects the charts that matter most to the global economy.
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.