On the face of it, now might look like a great time to snap up a bargain in Turkey. But is it worth the risk, and could better deals lie elsewhere? John Stepek investigates.
If the yield curve reverses and investors are willing to accept lower rates on long-term debt than short-term, it bodes ill for the economy, says John Stepek.
The broader equity market made little progress in the first half of 2018, but those who followed our investment trust recommendations have reason to be pleased, says Max King.
No-frills airline Ryanair is juggling spending increases with a long-term rise in labour costs. That’s bad news for its business model.
The US housing market’s recovery from the global financial crisis of 2008, which has seen prices hit new all-time highs, may be beginning to falter.
A sliding currency, weakening stockmarket and the threat of a trade war with the US spell trouble for China’s economy.
Changes in the law should soon make it easier for property leaseholders to buy their freehold. But until then, know your rights.
Machines are learning to beat us at everything – from board games to medical diagnosis, and even dating. Chris Carter asks how you can profit from the rise of artificial intelligence.
If you hold a lot of tech stocks in your portfolio, you should think very seriously about diversifying away from them, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Facebook’s share price fell 20% after a disappointing set of results. John Stepek explains what that says about investors’ attitudes to tech stocks – and the wider market.
Bitcoin has risen by 40% in the last two weeks to over $8,000. Dominic Frisby looks at what’s behind the spectacular rally, and where the price might go next.
As governments around the world debase their currencies, you need an asset that can ride out the hard times. And nothing fits the bill like gold, says John Stepek.
Matthew Partridge talks to developer Andy Scott about the state of the UK housing market, and if price falls are just a correction or the start of a big slump.
Investment platforms have opened up investing for many people. But their pricing structures are obscure and switching between them is expensive and slow.
The “inverted yield curve” is an unusually reliable indicator of impending recession. Ben Bernanke, former Fed chairman, thinks it’s nothing to worry about. He’s wrong, says John Stepek. Here’s why.
Fewer analysts and corporate raiders means many firms are sitting on gold mines no one knows about, says Matthew Lynn.