Money Morning – FREE daily investment email

The road to profitable investing begins with one simple step

Read our free daily newsletter for exclusive stockmarket analysis and weekly charts

Money Morning is the fastest route to understanding the markets, in just a few minutes reading you will have access to the performance of global exchanges, along with daily access to the biggest financial stories, plus opinions from leading professionals revealing what lies in store for your investments.

Exclusive offer!

Sign-up now for instant access to your free downloadable House Prices Whitepaper

Life has been getting harder for buy-to-let investors. Read why.

Protect and secure your money when you sign-up for free.

 

Latest Money Morning articles


Why one of the world’s top hedge fund managers thinks it's time to buy gold

Gold bars in a safety deposit box © Michaela Handrek-Rehle/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Every now and again, markets undergo a “paradigm shift”. Hedge fund guru Ray Dalio thinks we’re near one now. And he’s buying gold. John Stepek explains why you should, too.

The charts that matter: the un-inverting of the yield curve

The US bond yield curve turned positive again at the tail end of this week. John Stepek looks at how it affects the charts that matter the most to the global economy.

Currency Corner: what’s next for the euro?

Euro sign outside the ECB, Frankfurt © Getty Images

Despite having only existed for 20 years, the euro is the world’s second-most traded currency and the second-largest reserve currency. Dominic Frisby looks at its performance against the dollar and the yen, and where it might go next.

London house prices are tumbling: will it spread across the UK?

An estate agent's sign in London © Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

London house prices are falling at the fastest rate for ten years. John Stepek explains what’s behind the slide, and what it would take to create a UK-wide house-price crash.

There are lots of reasons to be bearish – but you should stick with the bulls

Traders the New York Stock Exchange © Johannes EISELE/AFP/Getty Images

There are plenty of reasons to be gloomy about the stockmarkets. But the trend remains up, says Dominic Frisby. And you don’t want to bet against the trend.

How do you profit from market bubbles? Invest in “anti-bubbles”

Monitors in the New York Stock Exchange display FAANG stock information © Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The only real way to profit from market bubbles is to avoid them and invest in “anti-bubbles” instead. John Stepek explains what an anti-bubble is, and picks some of the most promising.

What does China’s slowdown mean for the global economy?

Containers being loaded onto trucks in Qingdao © AFP/Getty Images

China’s economy is growing at its slowest rate since 1992, when it started reporting its GDP performance. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the latest figures and explains what it all means for you.

Currency Corner: what will it take for sterling to turn around?

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt © Matt Frost/ITV via Getty Images

Sterling has had a woeful couple of years. But it’s not going anywhere until Brexit is resolved one way or another, says Dominic Frisby.

Lend to Germany at 0%? We’ve seen even stranger things in the bond market

German Bundesbank © Bildquelleullstein bild via Getty Images

If you want to lend money to the German government, you won’t be getting any interest. In fact, you may have to pay. John Stepek explains what’s going on in the upside-down bond market.

Why I’m betting on a return of the copper bull market

Copper wire © John Guillemin/Bloomberg via Getty Images

After peaking in 2011, the copper price experienced a painful bear market. But recently, we have been in something of an uptrend. Dominic Frisby is betting that will strengthen. Here’s why.

Should you be worried about Deutsche Bank?

Offices of Deutsche Bank © Jason Alden/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Deutsche Bank is shedding 18,000 staff. John Stepek examines what’s behind the layoffs – and asks if we are looking at another Lehman Brothers.

How the pension contributions annual allowance is crippling the NHS

Doctor walking away from camera © Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

NHS doctors are responding to the perverse financial incentives of the pension contributions annual allowance scheme by just not doing any extra work. The system needs fixing. And not just for doctors.

Don’t expect the shift from active to passive fund management to ever reverse

FTSE indexes © Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Investors are shunning active funds in favour of passive funds that track an underlying market index. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the change and asks if anything can save the active fund management industry.

The charts that matter: a quandary for the Fed

The yield curve is putting pressure on the Federal reserve to cut interest rates. But the economic data doesn’t support that. John Stepek looks at what the charts that matter most to the global economy are saying this week.

Currency Corner: the Australian dollar’s dreadful decade

Australian dollar banknotes and coins © studioEAST/Getty Images

The Australian dollar has been falling in value since 2011. It’s fared even worse than the pound. Dominic Frisby looks at the reasons for its decline.

UK house prices continue their long, slow drift lower

Estate agents for sale signs © Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

With UK house prices still falling in real terms, property is getting more affordable. John Stepek examines the reasons behind the slow decline, and what the future might hold.

Get ready for epic levels of monetary debasement

Christine Lagarde and Mario Draghi © Andreas Arnold/Bloomberg via Getty Images

With central bankers turning ultra-dovish, it looks like the currency wars are back on the agenda. John Stepek explains why, and what it means for your money.

Bitcoin is back in a bear market – but don’t sell now

Bitcoin © Chesnot/Getty Images)

After its recent spectacular rise, bitcoin suffered a whopping great selloff that, technically, put it back in a bear market. But that doesn’t mean you should sell, says Dominic Frisby. Here’s why.

Woodford's fund stays shut – but it is time to buy Patient Capital?

Woodford Patient Capital Trust © Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

John Stepek examines Neil Woodford’s progress in fixing his Equity Income Fund, and asks if it’s worth buying the Patient Capital Trust instead – while running his eye over an alternative trust for your portfolio.

Forget the trade truce – here’s what really matters for markets now

Xi Jinping shakes hands with Donald Trump © Sheng Jiapeng/China News Service/VCG via Getty Images

Markets rallied after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping patched up their differences at the G20 summit. But trade talks are just a sideshow. What really matters is what happens to the US dollar.

Showing page 1 of 135