There have been some wild claims made about the potential of blockchain technology, but doubts are starting to set in, says Simon Wilson.
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.
The pound hit a new 20-month low against the dollar this week as Prime Minister Theresa May postponed the Brexit vote.
After Theresa May’s less than convincing win in the Conservative Party’s no confidence vote, John Stepek looks at how the markets have reacted, and what it means for your money.
In a week when the US Federal Reserve turned dovish on interest rates, John Sepek looks at what that means to the global economy’s most important charts
Just 11 months ago, bitcoin reached a record price of nearly $20,000. Now it’s worth $4,300, its lowest level for more than a year.
Bitcoin’s spectacular slide is no surprise, given the speculative excess that surrounded its earlier rise. It’s not done falling yet, says Dominic Frisby. But its day will come again.
Dominic Frisby discusses how trust in the world’s financial institutions has collapsed, and asks if blockchain and cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin can help restore it.
The markets got what they expected out of the US elections: political gridlock, which means no meddling by politicians. But it’s only a temporary reprieve, says John Stepek. Here’s why.