Sat, 25 Jun 2016 13:10:50 EDTThe fall in the pound highlights a big vulnerability: Britain needs to borrow from abroad. If foreign investors curb the flow, that could hit the economy and the banks.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:35:45 EDTIf there wasn’t so much pain involved, investors in the biggest U.S. banks might enjoy the irony: little more than six hours after the U.S. Federal Reserve released its first round of bank ‘stress test’ results, financial firms and markets get a real-world version.
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 00:20:29 EDTMarkets may be calmer but edgy next week following the U.K. decision to leave the European Union.
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 00:21:48 EDTWith “Brexit” sending the yen to its strongest level in years, the Bank of Japan will need to prepare a response.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:10:20 EDTBritain’s new trade bargain with the European Union won’t be settled for years, but investors shouldn’t bank on a maintenance of the status quo.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:41:25 EDTMassive market dislocations such as the immediate aftermath of the shock Brexit vote on Friday invite superlatives. But neither the change in the VIX volatility index, nor its absolute level, would make a mark in the record books—not even close.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:21:16 EDTMarkets got Brexit dead wrong. Now comes the fallout.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:36:54 EDTBargain-hunters need creative thinking and an appetite for risk as they look through the wreckage in markets following the ‘Brexit’ vote.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:42:42 EDTThe Brexit result hammered bank stocks, but this isn’t about a 2008-type panic run on the financial system.