Some claim that the downfall of Clarence Charles Hatry was the trigger for the Great Depression. John Stepek looks at what actually happened in the Hatry Crisis of 1929.
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.
After the 1987 crash, many expected the worst, says Edward Chancellor. Investors would be wise to be on their guard in case it happens again.
Almost exactly a decade ago, the FTSE closed near its peak for the year. Then things deteriorated – rapidly. John Stepek looks at what lessons investors can draw from the crisis that ensued.
The outgoing chairman of the People’s Bank of China warned that excessive optimism could lead to a sharp correction in the markets.
Donald Trump’s threat to ditch the Iran nuclear deal could boost the country’s hardliners. But how does Iran’s political system and economy operate? Alex Rankine reports.
In this week’s MoneyWeek magazine: how to pick the stars of the future; cash in as the world lives longer; and a veteran fund you shouldn’t ignore.
It’s only a matter of time before stock prices revert to the mean, reckons Wally Weitz of Weitz Investments.
The doom and gloom about Britain’s economic prospects has had no impact on initial public offerings (IPOs).
Brazilian stocks are on a roll. The benchmark Bovespa index gained 40% in 2016 and has notched up another 30% this year.
Many global stockmarkets have hit new all-time peaks this year. So where can you still find value?
Many fear that passive investing could lead to the next stock-market crash. Are they right to worry, asks John Stepek.