There’s nothing remotely risqué in buying loss-making firms when they list, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But that doesn’t make it a good idea.
But the agreement amounts to little, even if Canada and Congress approve it. Emily Hohler reports.
All the signs point to there being a downturn in the offing. Matthew Partridge talks to fund manager Julie Dean to find out what action investors should take.
President Trump has asked the markets regulator to allow companies to report every six months rather than every quarter. Marina Gerner reports.
The mounting scandals in Washington won’t help Donald’s Trump’s re-election chances, says Matthew Partridge.
For better or for worse, we need our financial industry, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The US bull market has been one of the longest in history, but for how much longer can it run? Matthew Partridge talks to wealth manager Rob Hodgson.
American equities have surged ahead, but a strong dollar could trip up US stocks in the long run.
The US faces a crisis over its gaping pension funding hole, with retirement funds holding less than 75% of the money needed to meet promises made to millions of public-sector workers.
With Ohio’s Senate seat up for grabs in November, it promises to be one of the most closely watched mid-term contents, says Matthew Partridge.
Next summer the US economic expansion that began in 2009 will become the longest in the country’s history – provided a recession doesn’t strike in the meantime.