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With virtually every world stockmarket pointing downwards – at least for now – how seriously should you take the threat of a trade war, and what should you do next?
Despite fears about a global trade war, things aren’t too bad yet. But increasing tension between the US and China could soon change that, says John Stepek.
Oil cartel Opec and Russia have decided to pump more oil. Normally, higher production means lower prices. But that’s not likely to happen this time, says John Stepek. Here’s why.
Fund managers buy the things that won’t get them fired when the crash comes. With that in mind, John Stepek looks at Amazon and the other charts that matter.
Interest rates in Britain should be much higher than they are now, says John Stepek. But these are strange times – don’t expect things to stay as they are.
While the dollar surges, UK politics are making things decidedly tricky for the pound, which looks remarkably cheap right now. Dominic Frisby looks at what the future holds for sterling.
Housebuilders have been a good bet for investors, says John Stepek, but now the housing market is slowing. It could be time for investors to seek shelter.
Donald Trump has slapped another $200bn-worth of tariffs on Chinese goods. John Stepek looks at what’s behind the move, and what a trade war would mean for investors.
Germany’s fragile coalition government is at odds over immigration. But the issue isn’t confined to Germany. It’s Europe-wide, and threatens the very existence of the EU, says John Stepek.
A lot of genuine news happened this week – but how will it affect the markets? John Stepek looks for clues in the charts that matter most to the global economy.
The European Central Bank is ending its quantitative easing programme in the slowest way possible. John Stepek looks at what that means for Europe, and for your money.
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates again yesterday. But market reaction was muted. The age of the all-powerful central banker may be coming to an end, says John Stepek.
Having hit an all-time high in 2007, the price of uranium has fallen every year since. But it’s time will come again, says Dominic Frisby, Here’s how to play it.
There’s talk of a “bloodbath” on the high street as retail chains go bust. But those going under are failing to adapt, says John Stepek. Those that do will thrive.
Donald Trump’s public falling out with Canada and the rest of the developed world means the chances of a genuinely dangerous global trade war are growing, says John Stepek.
Investors have got used to the ECB’s quantitative easing programme. But one day soon that will end. John Stepek looks at how the markets would react.
Keeping an eye on the local news can pay off for investors. Here, a tale of drug gangs, intimidation and the risky business of mining leads Dominic Frisby to an adventurous silver trade.
Dominic Frisby weighs up the relative merits of bitcoin and its upstart offshoot bitcoin cash, explains how to get into cryptocurrencies, and which one you should buy.
Markets aren’t taking the threat of global trade war seriously. But Donald Trump is a man of his word, and investors could be in for a shock.
UK house prices fell in May and are flat in real terms over the last year. That’s a good thing, says John Stepek – for homebuyers and the wider economy.