Merryn Somerset Webb may not be wildly bullish about equity markets, but here she channels her inner Tigger to find reasons to be positive.
The FTSE 100 saw a sharp rise yesterday after the Bank of England cut interest rates to 0.25% and extended its quantitative easing programme. The index closed up 1.6% at 6,740.
Baillie Gifford’s new trust gives investors the chance to buy innovative start-ups before they go big.
Emerging markets do well overall, says Andrew Van Sickle. But a few bad eggs ruin it for investors.
Despite worries over Brexit, British stocks look to be on a firm footing.
Conditions have been just right for stock markets for a while. Andrew Van Sickle explains why it won’t last.
It’s been ten years since investment bank Bear Stearns collapsed and the financial crisis began. John Stepek looks at what’s changed since then.
The US economy is creating plenty of jobs, but wages are lagging. That should be good for markets. But investors shouldn’t get too excited, says John Stepek. Here’s why.
Angela Lascelles was told she could never go into investment management as she was female, says Matthew Partridge. So, she did it anyway.
Markets are poised to tumble – just like penny falls machine in an amusement arcade. Merryn Somerset Webb wonders: what will finally nudge them over the edge?
Donald Trump may be serious about imposing trade restrictions, but you’d struggle to see much sign of that in the charts this week.
The peak of virtually every market bubble has been heralded by some ludicrous, overblown, corporate mega-deal. John Stepek looks at what to watch out for this time.