Near-term volatility expected
Stock fell into bear territory for first time this month
How long will growth burst last?
Joel Mittelman, portfolio strategist at the Boston Company Asset Management, looks at the sectors and stocks that are most sensitive to rising rates
Only one member voted for a hike in July
Khowala to take over the Fidelity American fund
What the Iran nuclear deal means for oil prices
For most US equity investors, it is all eyes on the Federal Reserve until we see the first lift-off in interest rates. We have got beyond the patch of weak economic data earlier this year and are returning to stronger growth, as signalled by healthy labour...
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is in talks to buy aerospace manufacturer Precision Castparts, which would mark its biggest ever acquisition.
Shares in Apple, the world’s largest company by market capitalisation, moved almost 7% lower in after-hours trading after quarterly results disappointed.
Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist at Charles Schwab, explores if US valuation measures could be leading investors to the wrong conclusions
Neptune's Felix Wintle has described 2014 as a "frustrating" year for performance but has prospered again this year in part due to a zero weighting in "bond proxy" utilities.
The FTSE 100 has opened lower once again after US markets suffered their worst one day drop so far this year on continued concerns over a Greek default.
Most equity measurements – from CAPE to earnings yield – suggest the US market is significantly overvalued. Geoff Legg, investment manager at Kennox Asset Management, explores the options for investors who still want exposure to the market
The US Nasdaq index has closed above its dotcom boom record for the first time in 15 years.
Grant Bughman, senior equity strategist at UBS Global Asset Management, says investors in the US have begun looking for bad news in hopes that it will postpone the first rate hike
Banks merit closer look
US unemployment rate has fallen to the level considered to be the point at which wage levels should start to pick up – and consumer discretionary stocks will be the ones to benefit, according to Nick Ford, manager of the CF Miton US Opportunities fund
The unprecedented backdrop and uncertain outlook are likely to lead to significant trading opportunities in the US equities class as the year progresses, says Anthony McDonald, senior investment analyst at City Financial
History shows little relationship between the strength of the dollar and corporate profits, says Gregg Guerin, product specialist at First Trust Global Portfolios
The US economy is better than generally perceived. US real GDP is expected to grow more than 3% in 2015. This would represent the fastest pace since 2005, and is expected to exceed growth in other developed markets.
Investors fear the US equity market may be the next victim of a soaring US dollar, as the strengthening currency begins to trigger fresh turmoil in emerging markets.
The impact of currency headwinds
In his 50th annual letter to the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett assured investors the company is well positioned to weather upcoming market storms.