The yield curve suggested a recession was on the way when it inverted – but that could be up to two years away. John Stepek looks at the charts that matter most to investors to see which way the markets are turning.
Dominic Frisby looks at the price of the most important currency in the world – the US dollar – and where it’s likely to be by the time Donald Trump’s term as president is up.
As a tactic in its current trade war with the US, China dumping US bonds is often presented as its trump card. But it has another, more dangerous option, says John Stepek.
Dominic Frisby explains why this uncannily reliable eight-year cycle in the pound means he’s bullish about sterling.
Sentiment on bitcoin has made an about turn and the cryptocurrency is back on the rise. Dominic Frisby explains why, and whether it’s time to buy bitcoin again.
John Stepek looks at what the renewed threat of a US/China trade war means for the charts that matter most to the global economy.
Currencies crave stability. But there’s precious little of that around right now, says Dominic Frisby. So what hope is there for the pound?
A Scottish currency makes sense for the nationalists dreaming of independence. But will it work, asks Matthew Lynn.
China and the US appear to be making progress in their trade war. But investors shouldn’t get too relaxed about prospects for global trade, says Jake Trask, research director at forex company OFX.
The US economy looks in better shape than many thought this time last month.John Stepek looks at how it’s affecting the charts that matter most to the global economy.
Forex is by far and away the biggest market in the world, with an average daily trading volume of over $5trn per day. Here, Dominic Frisby looks at the factors that can influence such a vast market.