Some people argue that ETFs undermine the structure of the stockmarket. That’s not really true, says John Stepek. But they could spark trouble in another area of the markets.
Rio Tinto, the world’s second-largest mining firm, recently declared a record dividend, while experts expect Tate & Lyle’s earnings per share to decline.
Electric-vehicle company Tesla is still struggling to produce enough cars, and the share price is down 20% form it peak. Short it, says Matthew Partridge.
Utilities make sense if you’re looking for income, says David Stevenson. But regulators and politicians can ruin the attractions. Make sure you diversify your holdings.
Online TV streaming and content giant Netflix has caught up with both BM and Disney to become the S&P 500’s largest firm by market cap.
Vietnamese stocks have produced the best gains in Asia so far this year, with investors enticed by Vietnam’s ‘mini-China’ story”.
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All the indicators point to a looming 30% fall in the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average, says investor Mark Mobius, founder of Mobius Capital Partners.
Bored with gold? Uninspired by silver? Platinum too cheap for your tastes these days? Perhaps, says Chris Carter, you need to find a more intriguing metal – here’s one that fits the bill.
Will the Federal Reserve slay inflation? Given the mid-term elections in the US this year, it seems unlikely. That’s why you should make sure you own some gold.
Where the US economy leads, the world often follows. And right now, the US housing market is booming again. Here’s what that means for inflation and for you.
Cryptocurrencies are back on the rise and they’re here to stay. So it’s vital you familiarise yourself with them. Dominic Frisby explains why, and how to do it.
As the bond bull market recedes, government bond yields are heading upwards. John Stepek explains what that means for the global economy, and where things could go from here.
Governments are flexing their muscles over bad corporate behaviour, starting with social media firms
What made social media companies so successful also makes them easy targets for government muscle-flexing, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
After a fantastic run spanning decades, tobacco stocks look like they’re starting to fall. John Stepek looks at Big Tobacco’s decline and asks: is it still worth investing in?
As inflation rears its ugly head again, John Stepek looks at what the charts can tell us about the way the global economy could be heading.