For Bond Investors, Low Expectations in a Low-Yield World

The prospect of a strong economy in the United States and a strengthening one in much of the rest of the world is good news for workers and for...

Cutting Carbon Emissions While Earning Cash

Bonds may seem an unlikely instrument for saving the world. But managers of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds who invest in so-called green bonds say the securities can help...

Walmart’s Bumpy Day: From Wage Increase to Store Closings

Walmart, the nation’s largest private employer, waded into the bumpy waters of partisan politics on Thursday, announcing that it will use some of its savings under the new tax...

Investors Spooked at Specter of Central Banks Halting Bond-Buying Spree

For nearly a decade, central banks around the world have been the biggest buyers of bonds, sending interest rates plummeting and stock markets soaring. Now, investors are starting to worry...

Tulips, Bitcoin and Bubbles

You may recall that way back in the early days of GradMoney, we discussed the invention of the stock market and the very first stock market bubble, which took place...

Power Companies Got a Tax Cut. Will Your Bill Reflect It?

The newly passed tax law could save Americans billions of dollars on their utility bills. In recent days, electric companies in Massachusetts, Illinois, Oregon and other states have announced plans...

World Bank issues warnings on interest rates and inflation

Financial markets are complacent about the risks of sharply higher interest rates that could be triggered by better than expected growth in the global economy this year, the World...

The strong case for a citizens’ wealth fund | Letters

I strongly endorse your editorial (30 December) suggesting that a UK citizens’ wealth fund could make a major contribution to reversing the worrying growth in inequality, particularly wealth inequality,...

G.O.P. Says Tax Bill Will Add Jobs in U.S. It May...

In Indiana, Missouri and Pennsylvania, President Trump used the same promise to sell the tax bill: It would bring jobs streaming back to struggling cities and towns. “Factories will be...

Property Bubble in the SCANNZ economies?

In this video we look at the "SCANNZ economies" - carrying on the tradition of other country acronyms such as the BRICS or the PIIGS! Specifically, the video walks...

Shares have gone through the roof: could they possibly go even...

Shares are expensive – keep buying them. That appears to be investors’ consensus view. The storming run for stock markets in 2017 seemed almost too good to be trusted,...

Uber Shareholders Including Kalanick Loosen Grip With Sales of Stock

SAN FRANCISCO — Several of Uber’s early investors and company leaders are beginning to loosen their grip on the ride-hailing company — and are set to reap big riches...