On the face of it, now might look like a great time to snap up a bargain in Turkey. But is it worth the risk, and could better deals lie elsewhere? John Stepek investigates.
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.
There are plenty of reasons to think that US stockmarkets are due a big fall. But they carry on rising. It will happen eventually, says Dominic Frisby, but not yet.
The FAANG tech stocks are all very different businesses, so shouldn’t really be lumped together. But that’s immaterial, says John Stepek. When the market turns, they will crash as one.
Much like TV reality show Love Island, the stockmarket is a beauty contest. Matthew Partridge explains why, and how you can make it work to your advantage.
China is moving away from reducing debt to focus on external problems. That could mean loosening monetary policy – and a rebound in market sentiment.
Investing in digital doesn’t mean sticking solely to traditional tech firms, says fund manager Nick Train.
No-frills airline Ryanair is juggling spending increases with a long-term rise in labour costs. That’s bad news for its business model.
A sliding currency, weakening stockmarket and the threat of a trade war with the US spell trouble for China’s economy.
Machines are learning to beat us at everything – from board games to medical diagnosis, and even dating. Chris Carter asks how you can profit from the rise of artificial intelligence.
If you hold a lot of tech stocks in your portfolio, you should think very seriously about diversifying away from them, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Facebook’s share price fell 20% after a disappointing set of results. John Stepek explains what that says about investors’ attitudes to tech stocks – and the wider market.