The four-week moving average of weekly US jobless claims fell to 207,000, the lowest level in nearly 50 years. John Stepek looks at the chart as well as all of the others that matter most to investors.
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.
The pound could rocket once we have a satisfactory resolution to Brexit, says Dominic Frisby. But we have to clear that hurdle first.
The volatility in global markets has continued this week. John Stepek looks to the charts that matter to get an idea of just what’s going on.
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.
Matthew Partridge talks to currency expert Jeremy Thomson-Cook about how Britain leaving the EU could affect sterling and other currencies.
Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates, the world’s biggest hedge fund, has warned the dollar could lose almost a third of its value.
Of course they can. It’ll be a wild ride, but cryptocurrencies are here to stay, says Matthew Lynn.
John Stepek looks at the charts that matter most to the global economy. And this week, it’s all about the US dollar.