Is the best behind us?
In recent months we have been buying 0-5 year US inflation-linked bonds (TIPS) as a defensive move to get exposure to the US dollar, writes MitonOptimal's Peter Geikie-Cobb.
Impact on decision-making
Volatility is a healthy development
Potential US dollar impact examined
Suitable for $ investors
Expectations of a 'soft Brexit'
Strengthening dollar a risk
Political concerns remain
PIMCO's Sundstrom: It is the first time in my career where FX has had such a deep impact on asset selection
Underweight European equities
Currency strength 'unlikely to last'
US stocks have had a chance to finish 2017 in style, as the economic recovery that started two years earlier received an additional boost from the much-publicised breakthrough on tax reforms.
There has been an increasing amount of attention on bitcoin in recent months as its value has soared, writes Daniel Murray, global head of research at EFG Asset Management.
Gold slumps and treasury yields soar
Down against almost every major and emerging market currency year-to-date, the US dollar is having a torrid 2017 so far, writes Arif Husain, head of international fixed income at T. Rowe Price.
Fallen 1.1% to 7,323 points
Fell almost 0.5% on Tuesday
South Korea looks attractive
Sterling climbs to seven-week high
Low- and high-risk parts of market under pressure
Fearful of trade war
Does not want to 'wait to long' on rates