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Latest Money Morning articles


The charts that matter: markets are getting nervous about global growth

John Stepek examines what effect investor concerns over global growth have had on the world’s most important charts.

London’s luxury new-build property is in big trouble

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Luxury flats have been going up all over London for years. And despite the market slowdown, construction is at an all-time high. But the party’s about to end.

This is usually a good month to buy gold – but it’s a tough call this year

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Conventional wisdom has it that summer is the best time to buy gold and silver. Both metals are certainly looking cheap. But is now really the time to buy?

Good news for markets – fund managers are feeling jittery

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Global fund managers are getting nervous, and are holding on to their cash. But that might actually be good for the markets, says John Stepek. Here’s why.

What’s behind the recent slide in the oil price?

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After a year of big rises, the oil price has slipped back recently. Is this just a blip, or are we set for another big tumble? John Stepek explains.

What are leveraged loans and why should you worry about them?

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Investors are flocking to “leveraged loans”. John Stepek explains what they are and why they could send markets into a downward spiral.

The charts that matter: the global growth jitters

John Stepek examines how concerns over Chinese growth have affect the global economy’s most important charts.

Get ready for a US “wage explosion”

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US inflation is rising fast. Wages have not kept pace – but it’s only matter of time. John Stepek explains what a “wage explosion” would mean for investors.

The global trade war is escalating fast

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Donald Trump’s trade war is the biggest threat to the global economy and to world markets. Things are going to get messy, says John Stepek. Here’s what it all means.

Britain must stop flipping housing ministers

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The problems with the UK housing market are deeply entrenched, says Dominic Frisby. But there is still hope. Let’s hope the new housing minister is up to the job.

Amid talk of “super-spikes” and shortages – are we near peak oil bullishness?

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Saudi Aramco’s warning of a supply crunch in the oil market has an element of déjà vu about it. John Stepek takes a closer look to see what investors should do next.

The charts that matter: copper slides as trade war fears bite

Donald Trump has fired the opening shots in his global trade war. John Stepek looks at what that means for the charts that matter most to the world economy.

The global trade war has kicked off

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With the US now collecting 25% tariffs on some imports from China, we’re now in a global trade war, says John Stepek. Here’s what it means for your portfolio.

Why the US mid-term elections might spell good news for gold

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Many factors influence the price of gold. One of the biggest is interest rates. And upcoming elections in the US could determine the future of both, says John Stepek.

Platinum has been a terrible investment – but I’m sticking with it

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At some $400 below the price of gold, platinum is the cheapest it’s been since 2004. Dominic Frisby explains why the platinum price has collapsed, and why he’s still invested.

All of us – even the men – can learn to be better investors

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Studies show that women tend to make better investment decisions than men. John Stepek looks at why that might be, and how both sexes can become better investors.

The charts that matter: it’s all about the US dollar

As the US dollar continues to bully the currency markets, John Stepek looks at all the other charts that matter to the global economy.

Is value investing finally set to see a long-overdue comeback?

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Buying cheap stocks – value investing – usually works well. But it hasn’t for a while now. John Stepek looks at what’s gone wrong and asks if it’s due a turnaround.

Is China’s bear market a major threat to your portfolio?

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Most global stockmarkets are looking a little wobbly at the moment. But Chinese stocks are in a full-blown bear market. John Stepek explains what that means for you.

Don’t panic – this is a time for sitting tight, not selling fast

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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?

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