US markets

One of the big ironies in financial markets is that very expensive assets often exhibit very low volatility. This [...]

7 December 2017
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The Santa Rally may be real. The FTSE 100 has been more likely to rise in December than any other month, according [...]

4 December 2017
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The stockmarket has provided the best returns among the major asset classes over the last 14 years. But the total [...]

30 November 2017
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More millennials are renting homes rather than buying, prompting large listed companies to cater to the trend. [...]

21 November 2017
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President Trump has credited himself for the rise in the stockmarket since he won the US election 12 months ago. [...]

10 November 2017
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No matter where your career stands, you can always count on one thing—the investment industry is constantly [...]

10 November 2017
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The US dollar slumped this afternoon as inflation figures missed expectations, but stock markets rose to fresh [...]

13 October 2017
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Sterling's slide against the dollar steepened in lunchtime trading, despite figures showing US job openings [...]

6 October 2017
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Cruise ship operator Carnival is set to update markets this week on how the recent hurricane season has impacted [...]

24 September 2017
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Gold remains extremely under-owned by investors despite having a solid track record as a currency of last resort [...]

19 September 2017
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Shares in Equifax plunged 16 per cent as US markets opened after revelations the credit report behemoth had [...]

8 September 2017
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The pound climbed against the dollar this afternoon, after official data showed the number of new job openings [...]

1 September 2017
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The stock market hates uncertainty, and there is plenty of uncertainty with respect to the tensions over the latest [...]

31 August 2017
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Despite significant US dollar weakness, gold price performance has been muted recently. [...]

23 August 2017
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The US dollar sank like a stone against the euro after official figure showed inflation in the US hit 1.7 per [...]

11 August 2017
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Global stock markets rose to record levels today as the Dow Jones Industrial average clocked its ninth straight [...]

7 August 2017
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The US created 209,000 new jobs last month, official figures published today showed. [...]

4 August 2017
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 22,000 points for the first time ever today after a strong set [...]

2 August 2017
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In the UK, house price growth began to slow noticeably last year when stamp duty on buy-to-let and second homes [...]

2 August 2017
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The giant US economy recovered some of the momentum it lost at the start of the year as the American consumer [...]

28 July 2017
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Sterling breezed past the all-important $1.30 mark in afternoon trading in London after a Bank of England policymaker [...]

14 July 2017
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The number of new jobs created in the US smashed analyst expectations in June, figures published today showed. [...]

7 July 2017
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In March 2000, a US financial magazine listed Amazon among 207 unprofitable listed internet businesses, most of [...]

4 July 2017
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Despite the many economic and geopolitical risks in the world today, volatility in asset markets has been remarkably [...]

14 June 2017
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US employers created 138,000 new jobs last month, way below economists' expectations.  [...]

2 June 2017
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Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and senior adviser to US President Donald Trump, is under pressure after US media [...]

27 May 2017
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European markets followed their American counterparts lower this morning as the fallout from political turmoil [...]

18 May 2017
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The pound rose to session highs after official figures showed US unemployment had fallen to its lowest since [...]

5 May 2017
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As the current bull market ages and valuations no longer look cheap, investors are naturally starting to wonder [...]

18 April 2017
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If the fund managers we spoke to in our recent article “has the value ship sailed” are right, and the rally [...]

6 April 2017
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