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 GameStop: a few hedge funds were bloodied, but others profited from the chaos. Photograph: Tiffany Hagler-Geard

The war between Reddit’s GameStop enthusiasts and Wall Street hedge funds was billed a David vs Goliath struggle. Last week’s crash in GameStop shares(...)

Shattered reinforced glass in the US Capitol in Washington DC. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

The US has recently witnessed armed insurrection, Donald Trump becoming the first president in history to be impeached twice, and mounting fears of vi(...)

Donald Trump ‘knows what awaits him once he relinquishes the presidency’. Photograph: Sarah Silbiger/Getty

Analysts may be divided as to what US election result is best for markets, but most agree that one outcome is best avoided – a contested election. Ba(...)

Tesla stocks continued to advance on Thursday, ensuring a two-day gain of 18 per cent. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

First Apple, then Tesla – stock splits, it seems, are back in fashion. Almost a quarter of US stocks split their stock in 1982, but splits have since(...)

Market advances tend to be relatively slow, steady affairs that build over time, but declines are often rapid and violent.   Photograph: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Stock markets have taken a pounding since coronavirus swept across the world. Adopting a “keep calm and carry on” attitude isn’t easy when you’re cont(...)

 Tesla logo is pictured during the Brussels Motor Show in Brussels. Photograph:  Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP via Getty

It seems like everyone’s trading Tesla at the moment. According to discount brokerage Degiro, the electric car maker was the most-traded stock among i(...)

A scene from The Big Short (2015)

Michael Burry, the hero of The Big Short movie who became famous for his prescient bets against the US housing bubble, says financial markets are now (...)

US president Donald Trump:  He is no longer merely venting on Twitter, but using his tweets as a policy tools. Photograph: Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times

Scarcely a week passes without stock markets being roiled by a tweet from Donald Trump. How big a threat is the volatile US president to stock markets(...)

The New York Stock Exchange. Last month, major US indices suffered their biggest one-day falls of the year after 10-year bond yields fell below their two-year counterparts for the first time since 2008. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Not so long ago, only finance insiders worried about yield curve inversions – an obscure-sounding piece of market jargon denoting when long-term yield(...)

US president Donald Trump may view trade threats as a way of getting the rate cuts he craves, but this would be a pyrrhic victory if China accepts an economic downturn in order to hurt his election prospects. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Stock markets have been very volatile since the latest escalation in the US-China trade war. Unfortunately for investors, tensions look increasingly l(...)

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