A global coronavirus pandemic seems inevitable – are markets still too complacent?
Coronavirus is going global. It’s only a matter of time before it’s classed as a pandemic. John Stepek looks at the markets’ reaction, and explains ho…
How demographics affects stock valuations
New research suggests that stock and bond valuations are driven by the age of the population – at least in the US.
Great frauds in history: John G. Bennett Jr’s Ponzi scheme
John G. Bennett Jr's classic Ponzi scheme cost his investors $135m and ended him ten years in jail.
The trouble with "World" stockmarket indices and how to fix them
Indices such as the MSCI World or the FTSE World are not an accurate reflection of the global economy
Green investment: from "sensible re-pricing" to full-on mania
Change is afoot, says John Stepek. Everyone is waking up to the fact that we need to do more to protect the environment. That presents opportunities f…
Seth Klarman: focusing on value stocks will pay off
Value stocks are very much out of favour , says Seth Klarman, chief executive of hedge fund Baupost. But that won't always be the case.