Last August the S&P’s bull market became the longest since World War II. Pundits have been predicting its end for some time now, but the economic backdrop suggests that there is no immediate reason to be bearish.
All the emotion around Brexit is producing real value in the market right now, says Merryn Somerset Webb. It’s the perfect time snap up some UK bargains.
After Theresa May’s less than convincing win in the Conservative Party’s no confidence vote, John Stepek looks at how the markets have reacted, and what it means for your money.
Theresa May’s postponement of the Brexit vote has increased the chances of no deal. That’s rattled the markets. But it wouldn’t be the worst outcome. John Stepek outlines the markets’ biggest fear.
The FTSE 100 is at its cheapest for two years. It’s made no capital gains for almost 20. And while it could get a lot cheaper, says John Stepek, it’s looking like good value.
Brexit fear has gripped the stockmarket. Now could be a rare opportunity to pick up London-listed stocks on the cheap, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The world’s investors are shunning the UK, says John Stepek. But when an asset class is as detested as UK stocks, that’s when you should look at buying.
Theresa May appears to have agreed a Brexit deal with Europe, but the odds of getting MPs to sign off on it look slim. John Stepek looks at what that could mean for your money.
Publicly naming people behind with their taxes can work wonders – but it has its limits, says Matthew Lynn.
Plans for a third runway at Heathrow were finally approved earlier this year. But how will it all be paid for? Marina Gerner reports.
Recent stockmarket jitters have been global, but uncertainty over our future relationship with the EU continues to dog British stocks. But therein lies opportunity.