Many investors believe active fund managers prove their worth when markets fall. But, as October’s mini-crash shows, that’s not true. Here’s what you should know before picking an active or a passive fund.
US companies are employing more people than ever, and wages are rising. That’s good for American workers, but not so good for the stockmarkets. John Stepek explains why.
As central-bank largesse comes to an end, stocks are starting to look very highly valued indeed. Marina Gerner reports.
US stockmarkets are hugely volatile right now. It’s a shake-up that’s been a long-time coming. Dominic Frisby looks at the state of the markets, and where they might go next.
While China has slipped into bear-market territory and emerging markets are shrouded in uncertainty, the US stockmarket has hit a new record high.
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.
What would impeaching Donald Trump actually mean for financial markets?
Since 2009, the US economy has enjoyed an unusually long expansion, while stocks have risen across the world. But is it now time to prepare for the next recession? Matthew Partridge investigates.
President Trump has asked the markets regulator to allow companies to report every six months rather than every quarter. Marina Gerner reports.
American equities have surged ahead, but a strong dollar could trip up US stocks in the long run.
Elon Musk’s stated intention to de-list Tesla is just the latest sign of the rise and rise of private markets. Marina Gerner reports.