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Latest Money Morning articles

Argentina’s woes show that faith alone will no longer prop up markets

Argentina’s currency is collapsing, just a year after its government borrowed billions on the debt markets. John Stepek looks at what we can learn from Argentina’s fall from grace.

Has the Fed really turned hawkish? Or is it just an act?

Investors have got used to the constant support of the Federal Reserve. New boss Jerome Powell may change that – but how much of a tough guy is he really?

Sterling has taken a pounding – but I’m looking to buy back in

Despite a great start to the year, sterling has seen some dramatic falls recently. But, says Dominic Frisby, we may be getting close to a buying opportunity. Here’s why.

M&A deals are being done faster than ever – that’s not a good sign

Merger deal activity is growing at a faster pace than before the financial crisis. That’s a sure sign of “irrational exuberance” in the markets, says John Stepek.

What the merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda means for you

Sainsbury’s and Asda have decided to merge. John Stepek looks what it means for the troubled UK supermarket sector and asks: is it a good deal?

The charts that matter: yields rise, but so does the US dollar

Bond yields are rising; the dollar is getting stronger; gold is getting weaker. John Stepek looks for clues to the future in the global economy’s most important charts.

Why you should keep an eye on the strengthening dollar

With most of the world’s financial transactions priced in US dollars, a strengthening dollar is not necessarily a good thing. But that’s exactly what we’ve got now, says John Stepek.

What the US housing market reveals about future inflation

Where the US economy leads, the world often follows. And right now, the US housing market is booming again. Here’s what that means for inflation and for you.

Bubble or no, cryptocurrencies aren’t going away any time soon

Cryptocurrencies are back on the rise and they’re here to stay. So it’s vital you familiarise yourself with them. Dominic Frisby explains why, and how to do it.

We could be heading for a golden age – or a return to the 1970s

As the bond bull market recedes, government bond yields are heading upwards. John Stepek explains what that means for the global economy, and where things could go from here.

Has Big Tobacco finally run out of puff?

After a fantastic run spanning decades, tobacco stocks look like they’re starting to fall. John Stepek looks at Big Tobacco’s decline and asks: is it still worth investing in?

The charts that matter: inflation fears come creeping back

As inflation rears its ugly head again, John Stepek looks at what the charts can tell us about the way the global economy could be heading.

The slow but steady return of inflation and how to profit from it

Rising commodity prices have thrust inflation back to the forefront of investors’ minds. John Stepek explains the best way to profit.

The cheapest bet on rising oil prices

The market is bullish on oil at the moment. And that’s likely to continue. John Stepek explains why, and picks the cheapest way to play it.

Why gold is a better bet than gold miners

Mining stocks are traditionally a leveraged bet on the gold price. But that no longer seems to be true. Dominic Frisby explains why gold itself is now the better buy.

You don’t need to worry about the robots taking over

Many people worry that automation, AI and robots will take everyone’s jobs, leaving millions of unemployed workers in their wake. But don’t worry, says John Stepek. We’ve been here before.

The one investment that might be hit hard by the war in Syria

As terrible as the war in Syria is, it shouldn’t affect too much how you invest, says John Stepek – except for this one investment.

The charts that matter: the war drums are beating – but how loudly?

The news has been dominated by wars and rumours of wars this week. John Stepek looks at the charts that matter to investors to see what effect that has had on the markets.

The UK’s retail apocalypse is overhyped

The headlines in the press are screaming about the imminent demise of the high street. But the real question they should be asking, says John Stepek – is why it hasn’t happened already.

How will the stand-off in the UK property market be resolved?

Property buyers can be forgiven for being wary. But sellers don’t want to accept lower prices. So, which way will house prices go, asks John Stepek.

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