A Snapchat sign on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/File Photo/Reuters

Snapchat parent Snap made its debut on the US stock market just over six months ago, in what was one of the most widely hyped initial public offerings(...)

A specialist trader looks at his screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Merger record signals maturing bull run This year has been a record year for global mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity. Might this indicate ma(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange: between 1968 and 1994, value stocks consistently and easily beat growth stocks in the US. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Disciples of value investing have had their faith tested in recent years, with growth stocks largely outperforming their value counterparts since the (...)

Has the Chinese equity bubble burst? The question is worth asking, given the extent of recent falls. Last week, China’s tech-heavy ChiNext index fell (...)

Party’s over: The Nasdaq lost 78 per cent of its value in the years following 2000. Illustration: Steve Lopez/Bay Area News Group/MCT via Getty Images

Fifteen years ago today, the dotcom bubble burst, ending the greatest market mania of recent times. What followed was market carnage on a grand scale.(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

While “buy low, sell high” is an investing adage, others caution against trying to catch a falling knife and recommend a “buy high, sell higher” appro(...)