The Big Interview: Focus on ethical investment
Joined in October 2017
The key talking points of last year
Bond funds severely affected
Levies suspended - but how long will US-China detente last?
Addition to STARS range
Top foreign sectors to look out for over the year
Follows internal strategic review
The campaign fury in the build-up to the US mid-term elections may have been a factor in 'Red October', which saw the S&P 500 take a 10% intra-month hit.
After the S&P 500 index's 10% rally from the beginning of May to the end of August in dollar terms, investors have begun to question whether further gains are possible by year end.
US infrastructure investment at a 70-year low
US Fed chairman, Jerome Powell, recently described the conventional approach to setting US interest rates as "navigating by the stars".
Latest IA figures reveal positive turn
This has been the longest bull market on record. This late in the business cycle, we believe it is worth focusing in particular on the merits of investing in US defence stocks.
Over the past quarter, infrastructure globally has endured some highs and lows, with the US, in particular, surging ahead and buoyed by strong economic growth while Europe has faced a series of challenges.
Protect your investments or do nothing?
Concerns about corporate and economic growth
After an unusually calm 2017, we have seen volatility return to equities across the globe, with many markets seeing growth moderate.
The beauty of the US small- to mid-cap (SMID) space, which ranges from budding IPOs to more well-established firms, is many companies are still under the radar.
A litany of problems on Capitol Hill
'This time may be different': Investors urged not to ignore warning signs from 'gut-churning' market sell-off
Concerns raised over Fed tightening and US market slump
The US stockmarket, riding high on the Donald Trump administration's expansionary fiscal policy, is now in the longest bull run in history, surpassing the previous record that was set between October 1990 and the bursting of the tech bubble in March 2000....
Trade war tensions a distraction