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.
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.
Investors need to go a long way to find sensibly priced stocks today, but Japan and the US still offer pockets of value, Simon Edelsten tells Merryn Somerset Webb.
Donald Trump’s new tariffs on US steel and aluminium imports will have a serious effect on American business. John Stepek explains what that means for inflation, and for your money.