Tesla is now worth eight times as much as GM, 10 times as much as BMW, and 13 times as much as Ford. Photograph: Felipe Trueba/EPA

Tesla shares spiked higher after the electric car maker beat earnings last week following “our best quarter in history”, as chief executive Elon Musk (...)

In the fast lane: Tesla has experienced a tenfold share price increase in less than a year. Photograph: John Thys/AFP via Getty Images

What can you say about Tesla? Renowned short seller Jim Chanos once said the stock was “worthless” but last week, following a tenfold share price incr(...)

Workers wearing face masks manning a promotional stand for the Disney move Mulan in an almost empty shopping centre in Beijing. Photograph: Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images

The “buy the dip” trade has been a winning one for years but Allianz economist Mohamed El-Erian has been vocal over the last month that it’s not a goo(...)

Separate data from Pension Partners’ Charlie Bilello shows that over the last 70 years, readings of 47.8 or lower have usually been followed by recessions within two years. Photograph: iStock

Major US brokerages have for years resisted following in the footsteps of Robinhood, the Silicon Valley start-up which offered free stock trading in 2(...)

Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson: playing with fire on sterling. Photograph: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AFP/Getty Images

“People who bet against Britain,” Boris Johnson said after becoming prime minister, “will lose their shirts.” Markets think otherwise, as evidenced (...)

Earnings season in the US is in full swing with Amazon, Facebook and Google parent Alphabet all reporting earnings last week. Photograph: Denis Charlet/AFP/Getty Images

US earnings season is in full swing right now, with Amazon, Facebook and Google parent Alphabet all reporting earnings last week and Apple scheduled t(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/reuters

Ordinary investors are committing a multitude of investment sins, judging by a recent Schroders survey that polled over 25,000 people from 32 countrie(...)

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk after his company’s initial public offering at the Nasdaq market in New York, 2010. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/File Photo/Reuters

Things just keep getting worse for Tesla. Shares in the electric car stock are down more than 40 per cent this year and fell well below $200 for the f(...)

The cryptocurrency market is notorious for manipulative activity. Investors should stay sceptical.

Is bitcoin back? Below $4,000 (€3,582) just two months ago, the cryptocurrency topped $8,000 on Monday last week after soaring 26 per cent during one (...)

  Apple fell into a bear market last week. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Amazon lost its trillion-dollar crown in October and fell into a bear market shortly afterwards. Last week it was Apple’s turn, with the iPhone maker (...)

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