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Many investors believe active fund managers prove their worth when markets fall. But, as October’s mini-crash shows, that’s not true. Here’s what you should know before picking an active or a passive fund.
The oil price has crashed back down to earth recently. John Stepek emaines why, and explains what it means for the global economy.
Since their 2018 high, Chinese stocks have lost a third of their value. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the fall, and asks if it’s time to buy.
The markets got what they expected out of the US elections: political gridlock, which means no meddling by politicians. But it’s only a temporary reprieve, says John Stepek. Here’s why.
The pound could rocket once we have a satisfactory resolution to Brexit, says Dominic Frisby. But we have to clear that hurdle first.
Despite all the hype, the result of the US mid-term elections is irrelevant to investors, says John Stepek. The markets will spin it whichever way they choose.
US companies are employing more people than ever, and wages are rising. That’s good for American workers, but not so good for the stockmarkets. John Stepek explains why.
John Stepek looks to the global economy’s most important charts to if they can shed any light on the direction of the world’s markets.
Investors get over-exuberant when markets approach the top. It’s when the biggest, most ridiculous deals get done. We may be about to see one happen now, says John Stepek.
House prices are on the way down. It looks as though people are starting to lose their faith in property as an investment. John Stepek explains what’s going on.
Dominic Frisby attempts to divine the state of the markets through his investment decisions, and concludes that there’s a bit more turmoil to get through yet.
The Budget contained very little of interest, says John Stepek. But it did point to where we’re heading politically – and that’s in a direction that should worry investors.
John Stepek gives a rundown on Philip Hammond’s Budget later today, and how it might affect your pocket.
The volatility in global markets has continued this week. John Stepek looks to the charts that matter to get an idea of just what’s going on.
There are plenty of reasons for investors to be nervous. Perhaps the biggest danger right now is Italy. John Stepek looks at how it could all blow up.
Rising wages, record high employment, moderate inflation and a growing economy. Things are actually looking quite good for Britain at the moment, says John Stepek.
The sense of panic in the markets has eased for now. But the overall tone has changed, says John Stepek. Here’s what to do now.
Investors in cake shop Patisserie Valerie got quite the shock last week. John Stepek explains how to avoid that sort of thing happening to you.
John Stepek looks at whether the charts that matter most to the global economy point to the market fall being just a blip, or if this is something more serious.
Global equities are almost in bear market territory. We don’t know what will happen next. But that’s exactly why you should have some gold, says John Stepek.