Traders react with dismay after stocks plunged in September 2008 following the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
Instead, we need to burn the entire system of financial regulation to the ground and replace it with something that supports investing the way it's done today.
The cryptocurrency is now starting to challenge gold as the investment of choice.
There are lemons in the stock market too.
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As the New York Stock Exchange marks 200 years since its official formation, investors are wondering whether the surging stock market is a 'Trump bump' or more like a lemon.
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If the merger goes ahead, the new index would be Europe's largest, giving it dominance within the EU and a strong position in international trading too.
Gains, but there may be pains.
Investors have given Donald Trump the thumbs up, so far, but trader sentiment can't be guaranteed.
A trader in shock?
Research suggests their initial reaction may portend how they will perform in the coming months and even years.
We shouldn’t dismiss the possibility of a Trump victory and its effects on the global economic landscape.
A Trump victory in the US presidential election is unlikely, but then again, so was Brexit. If he does get elected, there may be severe economic and financial consequences.
The UK's leading index of companies has broken the 7,000 points barrier despite fragile growth and the uncertainty of Brexit.
Good investment? What do your friends think?
Research suggests how your online friends experienced the housing collapse affected how you perceived your local real estate market.
Ghosts in the machine: housing and commercial property are battling headwinds.
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Brexit worries have shaken the professional end of the sector, but Britain's troubles have run far deeper for far longer.
A frequent call market may help prevent ‘flash crashes,’ like this one on May 6, 2010.
New research shines light on whether creating such a haven as a new type of exchange that slows trading down a bit could attract enough traders to be effective.
People at The Churchill Tavern in New York City react to the Brexit vote.
The Brexit is on, shifting the political landscape in Europe. Scholars from Cornell, Pennsylvania State and Colorado State universities comment on what it means for U.S. foreign policy and investors.
Testosterone fuels risk-taking behaviour – new research shows this leads to bigger wins for men but also much bigger losses.
Global currency markets deliver a tumble for sterling.
Oddly enough, London's mayor will have been cheered to spark a sell-off in the pound when political colleagues barely raised an eyebrow on skittish markets.
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Easing your path to lending.
One day, your Facebook posts and Tweets might convince lenders to drop you some cash. Until then, here are five simple ways to help open up the bank vaults.
Out of all proportion?
Time to pick apart the rationale in doom-laden predictions for Britain's second favourite topic of conversation.
Bank of England chief Mark Carney has swung the financial world’s focus firmly onto climate.
“Investors are running ahead of governments.” This is arguably the most striking and encouraging statement heard so far at the Paris climate conference. It was made in a remarkable speech at a forum on…
Loosening their grip. Will markets exit oil like they edged away from tobacco?
Efforts to break our financial addiction to the energy sector might find useful lessons in the slow decline of tobacco.
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The £1m alleged fraud case of James Alan Craig is a salutary warning of the financial power of social media. Here's what we know so far.