Gold has had a reasonable week, but most other assets are selling off. John Stepek looks at the charts that matter to see where the global economy might be going next.
Sportswear giant Nike has confounded the sceptics by remaining ahead of the competition.
The first ETF to track marijuana producers passed C$1bn in September, doubling its value in a year – but the sector is getting ahead of itself.
Ten years on from Lehman Brothers, where does the biggest risk lie? On corporate balance sheets.
Over the past five years, Japanese companies’ average pre-tax profit margin has risen from 4.5% to 7.7%.
The emerging market sell-off is a buying opportunity for brave investors seeking resilient, well-managed economies with strong prospects. Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Peru fit the bill, says James McKeigue.
The number of cryptocurrencies exploded as coders, entrepreneurs and scam artists jumped on the crypto-bandwagon. But as with a gold rush, fortunes can be lost as well as won.
Matthew Partridge talks to fund managers Victoria Stevens and Matt Tonge, who pick three video-game makers that can keep competitors at bay.
Fracking for oil has made the US energy independent. Its effects have spread far beyond the energy markets, says John Stepek, shifting the global economy’s balance of power.
Research shows that keeping a business in the family is good for profits. Matthew Lynn explains how to encourage more of it.
According to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey, 28% of fund managers are underweight in UK stocks.
Last week bitcoin dropped by more than 20% in a few days to around $6,200 before recovering slightly. Other cryptocurrencies such as ethereum and XRP have lost their footing too.
Messaging service, Snapchat, is unprofitable and user numbers are dwindling. Time to short parent company Snap, says Matthew Partridge.
A specialist investment trust and a mining stock allow investors to bet on African large-cap stocks, and a recovery in Zimbabwe.
Property crowdfunding is becoming an ever more popular way to buy into bricks and mortar. But think carefully before putting your money in.
Costs and ongoing fees could severely dent your income when you buy a holiday home to let abroad.
Shares in hazard detection copay Halma have risen 158% in the past five years, while those in oil and gas firm Ophir have plunged.
Europe is in a structural growth crisis, says professional investor Malte Heininger. But these three visionary companies have good long-term prospects.
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America is slipping into a recession and yet everybody is blind to it.
Early this week, the group seemed at death’s door. The prognosis is not quite that bad – but it’s not good news either. Alice Gråhns reports.
The emerging markets sell-off has pushed the Indonesian rupiah to its weakest level against the dollar since the 1998 Asian crisis.
South Africa’s economy fell into recession in the second quarter of 2018, contracting by 0.7% after a decline in GDP between January and March.
Blockchain is the breakthrough technology behind cryptocurrencies. But what is it actually for? Dominic Frisby outlines some of its many uses, and makes a prediction on the future of bitcoin.
Merryn Somerset Webb finds out more about the Smithson investment trust – who’s running it, what’s in it, and how much it will cost.
The dangers of buying a property on a long leasehold instead of a freehold are becoming clearer every day, says Merryn Somerset Webb.