Global equities are almost in bear market territory. We don’t know what will happen next. But that’s exactly why you should have some gold, says John Stepek.
Dominic Frisby weighs up the relative merits of bitcoin and its upstart offshoot bitcoin cash, explains how to get into cryptocurrencies, and which one you should buy.
The City is missing a trick, says Matthew Lynn. London is the natural home for the growing cryptocurrency industry.
Cryptocurrencies may be yet another in a long line of failed attempts to establish new kinds of money, says Nobel-prize inner and professor of economics, Robert Shiller.
Despite a great start to the year, sterling has seen some dramatic falls recently. But, says Dominic Frisby, we may be getting close to a buying opportunity. Here’s why.
With most of the world’s financial transactions priced in US dollars, a strengthening dollar is not necessarily a good thing. But that’s exactly what we’ve got now, says John Stepek.
Cryptocurrencies are back on the rise and they’re here to stay. So it’s vital you familiarise yourself with them. Dominic Frisby explains why, and how to do it.
The Mexican peso has gained 8% against the dollar this year. But that’s as far as it is likely to go.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has had to intervene to prop up the HK dollar – the first time since 2015. But the peg to the US dollar will remain.
The Canadian dollar, AKA the loonie, has spent most of the past two years recovering from long-term lows against the US dollar. But now it has hit the skids again.
US stocks are going from strength to strength while European markets falter. But there’s no mystery. They are at the mercy of a much bigger market than equities.