US-China trade truce boosts stockmarkets – for now
Markets brightened up after China agreed to import more from the US and America greed to lower some tariffs on Chinese goods. But the trade war is far…
The winner of our corporate Baftas – the greatest companies of the past decade
Share price and sheer market clout has made video-streaming service Netflix the stand-out star of the stock titans in 2019, says Matthew Lynn.
Chart of the week: US inflation is worse than it looks
The current annual rate of consumer price inflation (CPI) in America is just below the US Federal Reserve’s target of 2%, but to most people it feels …
Is the bull-run in stocks out of breath?
American equities soared beyond expectations this year. Yet after a year of outsize returns, most expect a far more modest showing in 2020.
Markets don’t care about Trump’s impeachment, and nor should you
America impeaching its president might sound like a big deal. But markets shrugged it off. You should too, says John Stepek. It’s political showboatin…
It’s inflation or bust as far as the Federal Reserve is concerned
The US Federal Reserve decided not to raise interest rates at its latest meeting, preferring to wait until inflation really takes off. John Stepek exp…