US stockmarkets

Why the strong US jobs data could be bad news for investors

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.

Markets slump as the central bank liquidity flood recedes

As central-bank largesse comes to an end, stocks are starting to look very highly valued indeed. Marina Gerner reports.

What’s next for US stockmarkets?

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.

US stockmarket shrugs off global gloom

While China has slipped into bear-market territory and emerging markets are shrouded in uncertainty, the US stockmarket has hit a new record high.

Why the US dollar is key to the fate of global markets

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.

Will stocks slump if the US dumps Trump?

What would impeaching Donald Trump actually mean for financial markets?

America parties on – but it won’t be able to avoid the hangover

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.

Trump takes on short-termism

President Trump has asked the markets regulator to allow companies to report every six months rather than every quarter. Marina Gerner reports.

US sprints ahead in stocks race – but its laces are undone

American equities have surged ahead, but a strong dollar could trip up US stocks in the long run.

The decline of the public company

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.

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