A knockout corporate earnings season for the US stockmarket
New York Stock Exchange
US stockmarkets

A knockout corporate earnings season for the US stockmarket

First-quarter corporate earnings in the US beat analysts’ forecasts by a mammoth 30%.
23 Apr 2021
Arm Holdings takeover: has Nvidia had its chips?
Tech stocks

Arm Holdings takeover: has Nvidia had its chips?

The takeover of Britain’s semiconductor group Arm Holdings by its US rival Nvidia could be running into the sand, says Matthew Partridge.
22 Apr 2021
Coinbase, America’s largest crypto exchange, is going public. Should you invest?
Coinbase, cash and crypto
US stockmarkets

Coinbase, America’s largest crypto exchange, is going public. Should you invest?

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is to list on the Nasdaq stock exchange, hoping to cash in on the current crypto-mania. Saloni Sardana looks at wheth…
13 Apr 2021
What will Joe Biden’s “build back better” plan mean for markets?
Joe Biden
US Economy

What will Joe Biden’s “build back better” plan mean for markets?

Joe Biden recently proposed a $2trn “build back better” stimulus plan for America – on top of the $1.9trn he announced earlier this year. Saloni Sarda…
6 Apr 2021
A big fund just blew up, rattling markets. What does that mean for your money?
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Stockmarkets

A big fund just blew up, rattling markets. What does that mean for your money?

A huge, overleveraged investment fund was forced to sell big blocks of shares on Friday, causing waves in markets – and some painful losses for some i…
29 Mar 2021
How long can the Federal Reserve keep markets happy?
US Economy

How long can the Federal Reserve keep markets happy?

Markets breathed a sigh of relief after the Federal Reserve said it wouldn't raise interest rates for some time yet. But, asks John Stepek, how long w…
18 Mar 2021
Will Biden’s stimulus package fuel global inflation – and how can you protect your wealth?
US Economy

Will Biden’s stimulus package fuel global inflation – and how can you protect your wealth?

Joe Biden’s latest stimulus package threatens to fuel inflation around the globe. What should investors do?
12 Mar 2021
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Rising bond yields rattle the financial system, sending tech stocks down
US stockmarkets

Rising bond yields rattle the financial system, sending tech stocks down

The yield on the US ten-year Treasury has risen from 0.9% at the start of the year to almost 1.6% this week, making stocks  – especially expensive tec…
12 Mar 2021
Facebook faces further fights over news
Tech stocks

Facebook faces further fights over news

Facebook has restored news to its Australian users. But its problems won’t stop there.
4 Mar 2021
Johnson & Johnson vaccine approval is another shot in the arm for the world
Biotech stocks

Johnson & Johnson vaccine approval is another shot in the arm for the world

Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine has been approved in the US, a sign that the world is making solid progress against Covid-19. Matthew Partridge reports
4 Mar 2021
DR Horton: US housebuilder that's piling up profits
Trading

DR Horton: US housebuilder that's piling up profits

US housebuilder DR Horton’s stock rests on firm foundations and looks cheap. Matthew Partridge looks at the best way to play it.
26 Feb 2021
Expect more turbulence as the market calls central bankers’ bluff
Stockmarkets

Expect more turbulence as the market calls central bankers’ bluff

With bond yields climbing and stockmarkets sliding, markets are hoping central bankers will step in again to repress interest rates – but that won’t …
26 Feb 2021
US stockmarket bubble just keeps getting bigger
US stockmarkets

US stockmarket bubble just keeps getting bigger

Despite the shine coming off tech stocks this week, valuations have been boosted by loose money and government spending. 
26 Feb 2021
Engine failure brings more turbulence for Boeing
US stockmarkets

Engine failure brings more turbulence for Boeing

Boeing is facing more trouble after one of its 777 aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing when an engine burst into flames.
25 Feb 2021
Court decision on drivers’ rights sends Uber’s share price into reverse
Tech stocks

Court decision on drivers’ rights sends Uber’s share price into reverse

Uber must treat its drivers as staff rather than as self-employed contractors. What does this mean for its prospects?
25 Feb 2021
Cash in on the potential of US small-cap stocks with this investment trust
Small cap stocks

Cash in on the potential of US small-cap stocks with this investment trust

There is ample scope for the American market’s small-cap stocks to close the valuation gap with blue chips. Max King picks an investment trust perfect…
22 Feb 2021
What’s in store for Amazon after Jeff Bezos bows out?
Tech stocks

What’s in store for Amazon after Jeff Bezos bows out?

Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder and CEO, is stepping down after 27 years in charge. What will change at the e-commerce behemoth? Matthew Partridge report…
12 Feb 2021
8 February 1971: Nasdaq begins trading
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8 February 1971: Nasdaq begins trading

On this day in 1971, America’s “National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations” – or Nasdaq exchange – began trading.
8 Feb 2021
Stockmarkets shrug off turbulence
Stockmarkets

Stockmarkets shrug off turbulence

Stockmarkets have hit their first bout of turbulence of the year, but most are clinging onto January’s gains.
4 Feb 2021
How the Reddit mob could be good for shareholder capitalism
Stockmarkets

How the Reddit mob could be good for shareholder capitalism

The small investors of Reddit have very little hope of truly sticking it to Wall Street. But their new-found power could ultimately teach chief execut…
1 Feb 2021
US stockmarkets shrug off signs of overheating
US stockmarkets

US stockmarkets shrug off signs of overheating

Signs of overheating in the markets are everywhere, but that didn't stop US stocks hitting new record highs last week.
29 Jan 2021
Why has GameStop’s share price jumped by 1,700% in a month?
US stockmarkets

Why has GameStop’s share price jumped by 1,700% in a month?

GameStop, a struggling American video games retailer, has seen its share price rocket as private investors do battle with hedge funds shorting the sto…
28 Jan 2021