Matthew Partridge weighs up the odds on the candidates for the Democratic Party nomination.
Are America and Iran on the path to war? Matthew Partridge reports.
On Monday the US president tweeted that “China should not retaliate” to increased tariffs. But two hours later Beijing announced $60bn of its own tariffs, which wiped more than $1trn off global stocks.
Global markets have reacted badly to the escalation of the US-China trade war. John Stepek looks at what’s going on and what it means for your money.
Profit margins are supposed to revert to the long-term average. In the US, however, they appear to be in a structural upswing.
While investors were worrying about trade disputes and tariff hikes this week, the US bond markets threw up a nasty surprise. John Stepek explains what’s going on, and why it matters.
Markets briefly stuttered on reading Donald Trump’s tweet raising tariffs on Chinese imports to the US. But they soon recovered. John Stepek asks if their optimism is justified.
Investors are getting complacent about inflation. They should prepare themselves for a fright.
Matthew Partridge looks at the betting odds of America’s President Trump getting impeached.
America’s economy is growing much faster than expected. Under normal circumstances, you might expect the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. But that won’t happen, says John Stepek. Here’s why.
There’s a case for it, but the Democrats are wary. Matthew Partridge reports.