Against an economic background more traditionally associated with interest rate rises, the US central bank has just cut rates. John Stepek explains what’s going on at the Fed.
Friday’s Money Minute looks to a trading update from JD Wetherspoon, eurozone wage inflation, and US retail sales data.
In Wednesday’s Money Minute, UK construction group Galliford Try publishes its annual results, and the US issues August’s Producer Price Index data.
The US president’s idea of buying Greenland is not quite as preposterous as it might seem to modern minds, but why buy it when there are so many better options?
The inverted yield curve on US Treasuries spells trouble for investors. Alex Rankine reports.
Matthew Partridge weighs up the odds on the candidates for the Democratic Party nomination.
Inverting yield curves and trade wars are all very worrying, says John Stepek. But nothing says “top of the market” like the stockmarket-listing of this company.
Investors are paying good money to be allowed to lend money to governments across the world. What on earth is going on, and what does it mean for your money? John Stepek reports.
Everybody is talking about the inverted yield curve and how it predicts recessions. John Stepek explains everything you need to know about it and why it matters.
A reliable stockmarket warning bell may be about to send investors running for cover, says John Stepek. That’s when you will be glad you have your investment plan in place.
Donald Trump’s bullying campaign against Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell yielded the first interest-rate cut in a decade.