Once the darlings of the stockmarket, America’s biggest tech stocks have all fallen by more than 20% since peaking earlier this year. And that’s just a start, says John Stepek.
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.
With a recession looming, markets have started to worry that Argentina could have trouble meeting its financing needs. But this is a squall, not a storm.
The current turbulence of emerging markets should not come as a surprise to anyone, says Satyajit Das.
High-profile venture-capital successes tempt ordinary investors, but be careful, says Max King.
Department stores, including House of Fraser, Debenhams and others, are in trouble. But history shows this retail format has the capacity to reinvent itself and bounce back, says Max King.
Fizzy-drinks giant Coca-Cola is diversifying into coffee. But while this strategy makes sense, Costa may not provide it with much of a boost.
The mess in emerging markets is spreading beyond Turkey and Argentina. John Stepek looks into how things have got so bad, and what’s likely to happen next.
US markets are heading for a collapse that could put the long-term future of the global financial system in danger, says Societe Generale’s Albert Edwards.
As the world’s reserve currency, the US dollar underpins the global economy – its rise and fall determines how markets move. John Stepek looks at why it matters so much.
When established big companies invest in new technologies, investors shrug. Why is that happening? asks Matthew Lynn.
What would impeaching Donald Trump actually mean for financial markets?