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Latest Money Morning articles

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.

Platinum is cheap – but will it ever get expensive again?

The platinum price has fallen so far, it’s hard to see how it can get much lower. Dominic Frisby looks at what it would take to spark a turnaround.

Why you need to act before markets agree on the inflation story

Not everyone is on the same page when it comes to the inflation story, says John Stepek. But when prices start to rise, you will need to act fast.

The biggest threat to markets from a trade war

A trade war with China might be a vote-winner for Donald Trump, but there are unlikely to be many winners, says John Stepek. Investors should plan accordingly.

Choppy waters on both sides of the Atlantic

The problems facing tech stocks have unsettled the stockmarket in the US, and Britain isn’t faring much better. Can investors expect the choppiness to continue? Dominic Frisby investigates.

The charts that matter: Big Tech starts to feel the strain

The wheels are finally coming off for Tesla. John Stepek looks at what’s happened to the electric car maker’s shares this week, and the other charts that matter to investors.

Tesla is running out of road – and so are the other big tech stocks

Tesla, while wowing the world with visions of an electric future, has been burning cash at an alarming rate. Now, it’s in trouble. John Stepek explains what’s going on.

The next five years will be better for gold than the last five were

Gold has done little over the last five years – people just haven’t been interested in buying it. But the omens are looking good. Dominic Frisby explains why.

Ignore politics – only one thing really matters in investment

Trump, Brexit, Russia – politics is everywhere right now. So how do you account for it in your investments? You don’t, says John Stepek. You focus on what really matters.

This is the world’s most-hated stockmarket

There’s one asset class that global investors absolutely loathe right now – UK stocks. John Stepek explains why, and how that can give you an advantage over the professionals.

The charts that matter: the fall of Facebook and the rise of protectionism

As Facebook drags the US stockmarket down and Donald Trump fires the first shots in his big trade war, John Stepek looks at what the charts that matter are saying about the markets.

Trump’s trade war is the perfect excuse for a market sell-off

Donald Trump’s determination to start a trade war has seen markets sell off. But Trump is a sideshow, says John Stepek. There are more fundamental reasons for markets to fall.

Why higher interest rates don’t always mean tighter monetary policy

The US Federal Reserve may have raised interest rates, but that doesn’t mean central bankers are tightening monetary policy, says John Stepek. What matters is “real” interest rates.

Another US stockmarket domino has toppled

Tech stocks have been propping up the US stockmarket. But the Facebook allegations have triggered a change in sentiment. This could be a major turning point,, says Dominic Frisby.

It’s a big week for central bankers on both sides of the Atlantic

In both the US and UK this week, central bankers will decide on interest rates. John Stepek explains what to expect, and how it will affect the markets.

The charts that matter: Amazon’s unstoppable rise

Tech giant Amazon continues its march higher, with seemingly nobody concerned about any downside. John Stepek looks at this, and the rest of the charts that matter this week.

Central bankers won’t tell you – but they’d like inflation to be higher

There are two ways to destroy the debt burden the world is still struggling under – deflation or inflation. John Stepek explains why inflation is the lesser of two evils.

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