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John Stepek looks at what the renewed threat of a US/China trade war means for the charts that matter most to the global economy.
While investors were worrying about trade disputes and tariff hikes this week, the US bond markets threw up a nasty surprise. John Stepek explains what’s going on, and why it matters.
Markets have grown complacent, expecting central banks to shield them from any upheaval. But in these volatile times that’s a dangerous assumption, says John Stepek. The world is changing and you need to be ready.
The price of gold is going nowhere fast. Like Gordon Brown did 20 years ago, you may be tempted to sell. But, just as with Brown, that would be a big mistake. Dominic Frisby explains why.
Markets briefly stuttered on reading Donald Trump’s tweet raising tariffs on Chinese imports to the US. But they soon recovered. John Stepek asks if their optimism is justified.
The US economy looks in better shape than many thought this time last month.John Stepek looks at how it’s affecting the charts that matter most to the global economy.
Mark Carney has hinted that interest rates are likely to be higher than the market expects. The market shrugged. But if Brexit is even a little less awful than expected, investors could end up wrong-footed.
The Federal Reserve kept interest rates on hold yesterday. That’s what markets were expecting – yet they had a little swoon anyway. John Stepek looks at what happened and what might be next
Investment lore has it that you should “sell in May, go away, come back on St Leger Day”. That may have worked in the past. But not now, says Dominic Frisby. Here’s why.
Bond fund managers tend to beat their benchmarks more often than equity fund managers. But that doesn’t mean they’re all geniuses. John Stepek explains what’s behind the outperformance, and what it means for investors.
America’s economy is growing much faster than expected. Under normal circumstances, you might expect the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. But that won’t happen, says John Stepek. Here’s why.
US economic growth absolutely hammered expectations for the first quarter. John Stepek looks at what that means to the charts that matter the most to the global economy.
The year so far has been epic for investors. But with the US dollar hitting a two-year high, things could be about to change. John Stepek explains why.
Investing in buy-to-let property was once a perfectly valid thing to do. But the government killed the market. John Stepek explains what investors should learn from the fate of the amateur landlord.
Dominic Frisby’s “no-brainer” trading system works across most trending markets – and right now, it’s telling you to buy.
London house-price growth is slowing down and the number of transactions is falling. Some are blaming Brexit – but the real reasons go much deeper than that, says John Stepek.
The US is tightening sanctions on Iran and cracking down on its oil exports. But that’s not why the oil price has hit a new high, says John Stepek.
The four-week moving average of weekly US jobless claims fell to 207,000, the lowest level in nearly 50 years. John Stepek looks at the chart as well as all of the others that matter most to investors.
Pressure is building by the day for higher inflation, and the Amazon founder’s call for higher minimum wages is just the latest expression of that. John Stepek explains what that means for your money.
So back goes the Brexit deadline once again, says John Stepek. It just goes to show that British stocks are undeniably good value.