Nouriel Roubini, described by Bloomberg as a “renowned doomsayer”, is concerned that we are heading for a global recession next year.
There’s a huge amount of investment pouring into self-driving cars. It could turn out to be a “glorious bubble”, says John Stepek. Here’s what’s going on, and the best way to invest.
As the tide of public opinion turns against those with too much money, there could be uncomfortable times ahead for the world’s billionaires, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Tony Blair and Bill Gates aren’t big fans of author Anand Giridharadas. But Merryn Somerset Webb finds he has a lot of good points on plutocrats and the do-gooders of Davos.
Hugo Chávez’s Bolivarian revolution promised a 21st-century socialism that would lift the poor out of poverty and democratise the country. The result has been catastrophe. Simon Wilson reports.
Bet on Japanese corporate-governance reform and healthy small US banks, says David Stevenson.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks with Bruce Stout of the Murray International investment trust about how investors can protect their wealth and make money in our over-indebted world.
To the delight of investors, Jerome Powell has finally capitulated and embraced the “Greenspan put”. That could mean a stockmarket melt-up, says John Stepek – and full steam ahead to the next crisis.
China’s efforts to deflate its debt bubble, and its worsening trade relations with the US, are dealing a serious blow to the global economy. John Stepek explains what it means for your money.
The mood among investors is gloomy, but it wouldn’t take much to cheer them up. And central banks could well oblige, says John Stepek.
Ultra bear Albert Edwards told a conference in London this month that yields on US government debt will slide below zero percent during the next recession.