An economist explains why the Dow Jones industrial average's biggest-ever one-day drop shouldn't bother you too much.
Volatility indexes show that investors have been complacent about the risk of a share market correction.
New research suggests mini-crashes, in which the price of a single stock or commodity temporarily goes haywire, may be unstoppable.
Together, three asset managers now control shares in 40% of all publicly listed firms in the United States.
Demand has surged for Snapchat's stock but the loss-making company's long-term success is far from certain.
World markets bounced back surprisingly quickly after Trump's election. Here are a few theories as to why.
Some might say that financial markets over-reacted to the Brexit vote and the market reaction to the US election is the same. But Brexit won't happen till 2019, a Trump victory has already happened.
Research suggests their initial reaction may portend how they will perform in the coming months and even years.
The idea that we make rational choices is the basis for how businesses and governments make their plans. But psychologists have been asking some awkward questions.
Understanding fear is a useful tool for any investor.
Younger firms are voicing their support for a new type of long-term stock exchange, seeking investors in it for the long-haul.
Behind the sky-high valuations of tech startups with no profit lies a structural problem supporting them.
Investors are encouraged to make bad financial decisions from the way that saving products are marketed. New research shows that fixing this is a can of ugly worms.
The best answer for dealing with a volatile market is to do nothing.
With the economic dashboard flashing red, here's the route to safety.
January returns are not a magic bullet that can be used to forecast stock market performance.
As creditors consider the fallout from the demise of Dick Smith, the private equity firm that floated it has already counted its profits.
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.
Before we consider scrapping dividend imputation it's essential we consider the alternatives.
Did one negative analyst note on mining giant Glencore really wipe billions off the markets?