Investors are flocking to “leveraged loans”. John Stepek explains what they are and why they could send markets into a downward spiral.
Countries are lining up to assert their sovereignty, says Merryn Somerset Webb. That’s bad news for supranational organisations.
Donald Trump’s trade war is the biggest threat to the global economy and to world markets. Things are going to get messy, says John Stepek. Here’s what it all means.
We’ve heard a lot about how Brexit will affect the UK’s finances. But what impact will it have on the EU’s? Simon Wilson reports.
With the US now collecting 25% tariffs on some imports from China, we’re now in a global trade war, says John Stepek. Here’s what it means for your portfolio.
Matthew Partridge talks to strategist Luca Paolini about Donald Trump’s trade war, and who would suffer the most.
Germany’s deal on refugees looks like a fudge. Matthew Partridge reports.
The rise of populism is a reaction to the concentration of power in central banks, corporations and supra national institutions. Expect to see a lot more politicians sticking their oars in.
Investors are worrying about the US and China, and US interest rates, but the real danger is higher US tariffs on German cars, says Society Generale’s Albert Edwards.
Despite fears about a global trade war, things aren’t too bad yet. But increasing tension between the US and China could soon change that, says John Stepek.
The engine of global growth is set to slow sharply and that will have implications for investors all around the world, author Dinny McMahon tells Merryn Somerset Webb.