Reviewing the most popular talking points of the past six months
Investment spending has picked up
Assessing impact of recent rate hike
David Coombs' Letter from America
2018 has seen another spring dominated by political manoeuvrings, in particular the return of 'The Italian Question'.
Cryptocurrencies, specifically Bitcoin, have been a hot topic among the retail and professional investment community in the US.
Tournament takes place in Russia
Global equities have delivered ample volatility, but very little return for investors so far this year.
Introduction of metal tariffs
Underweight the sector
Fears of trade war resurface
Executive compensation under the spotlight
This year's event takes place on 5 July
Tax cuts boosting earnings
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.
SharingAlpha has revealed the top-rated funds by its fund selector users as at the end of April, with Terry Smith's £14.7bn Fundsmith Equity fund still the most popular in fund-of-funds portfolios.
Second instalment of series
'Increased level of fear and uncertainty'
Sentiment trumping reality
Impact on decision-making
Tax cuts to benefit US small caps