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.
After a week of unexpectedly strong earnings reports, the FANG tech stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google) have bounced back.
All the indicators point to a looming 30% fall in the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average, says investor Mark Mobius, founder of Mobius Capital Partners.
As inflation rears its ugly head again, John Stepek looks at what the charts can tell us about the way the global economy could be heading.
Investors have become a bit more upbeat on the trade outlook, and are looking forward to a “monster” US earnings season.
The first few months of this year have been a disappointment for markets, says Andrew Van Sickle. Investors can expect more of the same.
Donald Trump’s determination to start a trade war has seen markets sell off. But Trump is a sideshow, says John Stepek. There are more fundamental reasons for markets to fall.
Merryn Somerset Webb may not be wildly bullish about equity markets, but here she channels her inner Tigger to find reasons to be positive.
Belief in the bull is overdone: investors should prepare for the coming correction, says Matthew Partridge.
Conditions have been just right for stock markets for a while. Andrew Van Sickle explains why it won’t last.
The US economy is creating plenty of jobs, but wages are lagging. That should be good for markets. But investors shouldn’t get too excited, says John Stepek. Here’s why.