Warren Buffett's firm has $128bn of cash
Stockmarkets finish 2019 at three-year highs
Muted equity returns to define the 2020s
Easing trade tensions and growing corporate earnings behind improved metrics
Investors paying premium for high-yielding companies
Market signals pose 'dilemma' for investors
Is Fed losing its independence?
Investors 'waiting on sidelines' for greater Brexit clarity
US equities began 2019 with a welcome respite, reversing course from their downward spiral in December 2018.
Debt has become the opioid crisis of the global economy.
Last month the US yield curve inverted, with the yield on 10-year Treasury bonds dipping beneath the yield on 3-month Treasury bills.
Investments hit by turbulence
Weaker dollar and lower oil price could help investors
Top foreign sectors to look out for over the year
Reclassification last September
Round-up of key headlines throughout end of December
Is a recession on the horizon?
For investors in US equities, October was a painful month. But at least we did not suffer alone - it was a brutal month for almost every asset class. Amid fear and panic selling, only gold posted a meaningfully positive return.
US midterm elections led to split Congress
Ahead of mid-term elections
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.
'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....