The Federal Reserve, America’s central bank, is slowly raising interest rates. But that doesn’t mean it’s going after inflation, says John Stepek. It may have other targets in mind.
The process to confirm Donald Trump’s nominee to the chair of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, has got underway.
Is President Donald Trump doing serious damage to America’s reputation on the world stage?
Abby Joseph Cohen, former chief strategist of Goldman Sachs, thinks “we’ve been lucky to have had two chairs of the Federal Reserve who were experts in the most pressing problems”.
President Donald Trump has come under renewed suspicion over his campaign’s alleged links to Russia.
Almost exactly a decade ago, the FTSE closed near its peak for the year. Then things deteriorated – rapidly. John Stepek looks at what lessons investors can draw from the crisis that ensued.
Donald Trump gets ready to do battle over the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Paddy Power is offering odds on who’s smarter – Rex Tillerson or Donald Trump.
Neither investors nor economists are worried about the US. But there’s plenty of evidence to suggest a recession could be just around the corner, says Dominic Frisby.
The US stock-market has continued to do well in recent months, despite high valuations, but contrarian investor Ned Davis of Ned Davis Research is wary.
Stocks received a fillip when Donald Trump became president. Now it looks like the good times are back.