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.
The mid-term elections in the US may be drawing closer, says Matthew Partridge – but their are still some good bets to be had.
This week, Matthew Partridge weighs the odds on who will win the US Senate races in Michigan, Texas and Mississippi.
US president Donald Trump has publicly criticised the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate increases, complaining that plans for more rises risk upsetting the booming economy.
In less than four months’ time, America will go to the polls across the country in the midterm elections. Matthew Partridge weighs the odds on the possible winners.
US inflation is rising fast. Wages have not kept pace – but it’s only matter of time. John Stepek explains what a “wage explosion” would mean for investors.
Nerves are jangling ahead of the Nato summit and a meeting with Putin. Emily Hohler reports.
Matthew Partridge weighs up the odds on who will be the next judge at the US Supreme Court.
America’s financial regulators are set to ease the Volcker rule. Critics say the decision will undo years of efforts to make banks less risky after the financial crisis. Simon Wilson reports.
The proportion saying they have had recent surgery took off after Donald Trump’s election and has risen especially quickly since the government’s tax cut was implemented.
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.