For all its muscle, the Chinese government could make the problem worse by intervening in the stock market.
Some theorists suggest that such platforms are making our world more efficient by natural selection. The reality is a little more complicated.
Let's face facts. Behavioural finance shows you are not to be trusted with your retirement planning.
A look at the reality of Britain's economy and the benefits that EU membership has brought
The sharing economy could bring about the end of capitalism: that’s the provocative claim made by economic journalist Paul Mason. But research indicates that it actually has many possible futures.
A cheerful assessment of the profit potential from a merger is an easy sell to eager investors.
You might have thought that the world's most prestigious prize for fiction was a level playing field. In fact, rule changes have made it much easier for big publishers to dominate.
A "triple lock" election commitment to keep taxes down is just pushing the pursuit of revenue into other areas -- with the threat of more to come.
There's plenty of noise but also some genuine concerns about how the TTIP trade agreement could force healthcare privatisation.
When it comes to advertising luxury brands, marketers tend to see the world as one homogenous lump. It's time they wised up.
Peru's economy is booming, but it has a terrible cocaine habit that could cause it problems.
Shadow banking has helped fuel continued Chinese economic growth. But it could come back to bite if not brought into line.
If you ignore the spoiling campaign being run by the press, the left-winger's campaign platform begins to appear eminently sensible.
Tourists seeking to make voluntary work part of their holidays have helped build a sizeable industry which is now open to sharp criticism.
High price reflects the fact that the Pink 'Un is adapting to the digital world better than most other newspapers.
Forget your cappuccinos - it's all about chemex and cold drip now.
It's not enough to be an elite athlete these days, you have to construct your own narrative for success.
In the long run a shift from renewables to fossil fuels will make it harder to reach emissions targets and will harm the UK's international standing.
The UK is witnessing its biggest cull of public sector jobs in half a century and hundreds of thousands of workers must make the transition to the private sector.
The love affair with gold as a financial instrument can be traced back for centuries.
Ice cream and BBQ sales may rise when the weather's good, but it's mostly at the expense of other, cold weather, items.