US markets

This week marks a resumption of trade talks between China and the US, so expect to see movement on the US equity [...]

12 February 2019

2018 was a challenging year for investors with US equity and government bond markets both returning less than [...]

8 February 2019

The FTSE 100 finished 0.74 per cent up today, nudging just above 7,000 points to finish on 7,020.22. [...]

1 February 2019

2018 was a rumbustious year for stock markets, with things really coming to the fore in harrowing fashion in the [...]

18 January 2019

After two years of steady growth in asset prices, 2018 proved more of a challenge for investors, particularly [...]

7 January 2019

Amazon’s HQ2 search went live on 7th September 2017 and it selected the winning cities, New York and Washington, [...]

2 January 2019

2018 was a rumbustious year for stock markets, with things really coming to the fore in the latter stages. With [...]

31 December 2018

In the world of finance, not all investors are created equal. In fact, this is a truth largely held to be self-evident [...]

27 December 2018

2018 has been a disappointing year for most investors. Almost all markets, both stocks and bonds, have fallen [...]

19 December 2018

Obtaining additional income is the primary goal for many investors, yet achieving it can be hard. Here we look [...]

13 December 2018

China has agreed to reduce tariffs on US cars from 40 per cent to 15 per cent. [...]

11 December 2018

US stocks closed down today despite fierce fightback in the final hours of trading as the arrest of a top Chinese [...]

6 December 2018

UK investors expect annual returns of 8.1 per cent over the next five years, according to a major new global [...]

6 December 2018

US stocks fell sharply today amid uncertainty over the country’s trade war truce with China. [...]

4 December 2018

Stock markets have risen in 79 per cent of Decembers over the last three decades adding some substance to the [...]

3 December 2018

There can be little doubt about the stars of world markets in recent years. [...]

29 November 2018

At no point in the lifetime of any investor operating today has the US not been the largest stock market on the [...]

28 November 2018

It seems clear to us that the world investors have got used to over the last few years is very different to the [...]

27 November 2018

Global growth in 2017 was characterised by synchronised expansion by the world’s major economies. This was largely [...]

20 November 2018

European technology stocks have been hit by their biggest quarterly drop since 2011, after production worries [...]

20 November 2018

Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor, recently hit the headlines with the announcement that he plans to spend [...]

15 November 2018

“The midterm elections restored some faith in opinion polls with the Democrats taking the House of Representatives [...]

14 November 2018

Fresh from issuing a profit warning last month, British fashion group Superdry reiterated its weather woes this [...]

8 November 2018

World stock markets fell 7.4 per cent in October as investors fretted about issues such as US-China trade tensions, [...]

6 November 2018

Paddy Power Betfair reported rising third-quarter revenues this morning, as new efforts to tap into US markets [...]

2 November 2018

Stock markets globally have been falling since the end of September. Economic worries including a potential trade [...]

26 October 2018

The UK stock market slide has continued this morning after disappointing overnight results from US tech giants [...]

26 October 2018

Type a phrase such as ‘world’s greatest investors’ into Google and Philip Carret’s name is unlikely to [...]

24 October 2018

McDonald's reported a 4.2 per cent rise in global sales during the third quarter of 2018, pushing its Wall Street [...]

23 October 2018

For one whole week this summer, the value investment team I lead at Schroders held its inaugural Reading Week [...]

18 October 2018

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