As markets move back into “bull” mode, John Stepek looks at how the charts that matter most to the global economy have changed in the last week.
World trade is struggling to recover from the massive recession caused by the financial crisis.
China and America have agreed to a “pretend” trade deal, with details are so thin that the Chinese preferred not to call it a “deal” at all. That didn’t stop the markets cheering.
With a ceasefire in the US-China trade war and Brexit negotiations entering “the tunnel”, John Stepek asks if we’re any closer to real deals in either, and explains how it all affects your investments.
Bad loans are rising at India’s fourth-largest private bank by assets and the lender needs fresh capital to plug the gap. And it’s not alone.
In today’s Money Minute we’ll get data on producer price inflation and machinery orders in Japan.
Chinese growth is struggling. US markets look vulnerable. But are the two leaders desperate enough to put a positive spin on the next round of trade talks? John Stepek investigates.
Negative interest rates could spark the next financial crisis. And central bankers could end up the object of the public’s wrath, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
John Stepek looks at how the charts that matter most to the global economy have reacted to fears of a recession.
Markets have taken a sharp knock recently as fears of a recession have grown. John Stepek looks at what’s got them rattled, and how it affects your investment plans.
After an initial spike in the oil price, the market seems to have shrugged off the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure. John Stepek asks if it was all just a fuss over nothing, or if we could yet see some more big moves.