Apple is now worth more than the entire FTSE 100. It says as much about the UK's premier stock index as it does about American tech.
The coronavirus stock market crash is more jumpy, and harder to rein in, in part because of the role of retirees.
The prospects of the Masters of the Universe fixing this problem look seriously in doubt.
The Dow Jones is on a rollercoaster. But don't panic.
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.
Stocks have their day.
The world's most famous stock index just broke 20,000 for the first time. Here's why it doesn't really matter.
Will investors continue to give Trump a vote of confidence?
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A common Wall Street adage claims: 'As January goes, so goes the year.' What does that mean for investors as stocks look set to end President-elect Trump’s first month in office higher?
A trader in shock?
Research suggests their initial reaction may portend how they will perform in the coming months and even years.
‘Heave away boys …’
With the economic dashboard flashing red, here's the route to safety.
The sour face means the Fed must be about to raise rates.
Whenever speculation grew louder that the Federal Reserve would lift its target interest rate this year, stocks took a dive. Here's why.
It was a red day on Wall Street Monday.
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Perhaps the world's most famous index dropped 1,000 points in a matter of minutes Monday as part of an ongoing global stocks sell-off. What does that mean for you and me?
Chill wind or bright new dawn?
The push towards online over print was confirmed in an extraordinary 24 hours, which saw three major media groups take radical action to pursue a web-first future. In the UK, Tony Gallagher, editor of…
An embarrassing Twitter hack caused a plunge in the markets and revealed the weakness in our reliance on technology.
It has been a bad couple of weeks for social media and Twitter in particular. The degree of misinformation spread by social media sites in the aftermath of the bombings at the Boston marathon has given…
Weak labour data sent a signal to investors that US share markets might be overvalued.
Share markets in the US and around the world are expected to fall again this week following sharp declines on Wall Street last week. The Dow Jones industrial average closed on Friday down 2.3% for the…