Many people still think no one foresaw the financial crisis, says Merryn Somerset Webb. And that’s just as the big banks would have it.
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.
Donald Trump’s bluster has given markets around the world the jitters, says Andrew Van Sickle.
Quantitative easing has inflated property, share and bond markets alike. The end of this great monetary experiment threatens to blow black holes in balance sheets everywhere, warns Jonathan Compton.
If supranational organisations, such as the European Union, don’t start listening to their members, they won’t last long, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Donald Trump has slapped another $200bn-worth of tariffs on Chinese goods. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the move, and what a trade war would mean for investors.
Tensions mount in the South China Sea as China pushes its claim to sovereignty over the islands.
The row over the MV Aquarius is a sign of a split opening up between European countries.
Little of substance, say some. But Trump may be playing a longer and cannier game. Emily Hohler reports.
US president Donald Trump is tearing up the rules and putting America first – which is just what his voters wanted him to do. John Stepek explains what that means for your money.