Markets took a tumble yesterday. Part of the reason is the escalating trade war. But mostly, says John Stepek, it’s down to the Fed, the US central bank. Here’s why.
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.
A combination of combination of slowing profits and rising interest rates is bad news for US stocks.
Jerome Powell is talking a tough game with the markets. But, says John Stepek, it won’t be too long before we find out just how hard-nosed he really is.
Prices are rising in the US, and so far markets have taken it all in their stride, says John Stepek. The assumption is that the Fed won’t be making any sudden moves.
Stock markets in the US have enjoyed a long bull run. But as Matthew Partridge explains, it’s time to take the other side of the bet.
At first, stocks reacted entirely predictably to the higher-than-expected inflation data from the US, says John Stepek. And then, something else happened.