The difference in valuations between growth and value stocks remains near record levels. File photograph: Bloomberg

Value stocks around the world have been the big winners so far in 2021 but that has changed in recent weeks, with growth stocks like Apple, Amazon and(...)

Keith “Roaring Kitty” Gill claimed in January that his $54,000 GameStop investment had swollen to $48 million. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Preaching the benefits of a diversified portfolio isn’t fashionable right now. Stories of people striking it rich are everywhere – think of Keith “Roa(...)

Citigroup strategists expect stocks to tread water this year. Photograph: iStock

Jeremy Grantham’s belief that the US market is in bubble territory is not shared by most observers. However, you don’t have to be a bear to be concern(...)

JPMorgan strategist Michael Cembalest warned about the dangers of listening to forecasters “whose apocalyptic comments spread like wildfire”. Photograph: iStock

A year ago, JPMorgan strategist Michael Cembalest warned about the dangers of listening to the “Armageddonists”, the forecasters and money managers “(...)

 ‘US markets halved in 2000-02 and again in 2007-09, but you have to go all the way back to the 1930s to find the last time stocks more than halved in value.’ Photograph: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images

Markets are doomed. Again. Warnings of looming Armageddon have become routine over the last decade, so it wasn’t surprising to hear another apocalypti(...)

Luck and risk: traders at the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Fancy yourself as a good stock-picker? Think you can spot the next big thing and avoid tomorrow’s losers? Think again. A recent JPMorgan report highli(...)