The good news is that the charts aren’t pointing to a recession just yet, but they’re not far off, says John Stepek. Here, he looks at the charts that matter most to investors.
The commodity markets have seen a surge in investment in recent years – particularly gold, which has hit record highs. Tim Bennett explains what commodity markets are and the different ways to trade in them.
Investors looking to diversify their portfolios should turn to commodities, having got to grips with shares and bonds, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The equity bull market is over, says Charlie Morris. But gold’s is just starting.
John Stepek looks at the global economy’s most important charts to find out what’s behind the market’s latest rally, and how long it can last.
We asked our contributors to choose their favourite investment ideas from around the world for this year and beyond. Here’s what they came up with.
For the last time this year, John Stepek casts his eye over the charts that matter most to the global economy.
Dominic Frisby revisits his economic predictions from a year ago to find out just how accurate – or wide of the mark – he was.
The US dollar doesn’t look like weakening anytime soon. John Stepek looks at how that affects the charts that matter most to the global economy.
This year has not been kind to commodities, says Marina Gerner. 2019 could well be different.
China is rapidly increasing its influence over Latin America’s economies. This will bolster growth and development, creating opportunities for long-term investors, says James McKeigue.
Officially, China has the world’s seventh-largest gold reserves. But it has been stocking up at an astonishing pace. Here, Dominic Frisby examines just how much gold China could have.
The price of oil has tumbled in recent weeks, just as stocks have lost their footing. John Stepek looks at what a rebound in crude would mean for investors.