David Brett

Investment Writer

Fund Manager, Schroders

NOVEMBER

28NOV 2018

Markets

The “79% chance” the Santa Rally is real

Investors have begun to expect a surge in shares in the run-up to Christmas. A look back at three decades of data explains why.

05NOV 2018

Markets

Shocktober: Seven charts that tell the story of the worst month for stocks in six years

Here are our charts of the month for October, when stock markets sold off sharply.

01NOV 2018

Markets

How has the US stock market performed around midterm elections?

Could the US midterm elections on 6 November pose a further stumbling block for stock markets?

OCTOBER

25OCT 2018

Markets

Aged 20 and saving for the 100 year life

By putting away a modest fraction of their income, today’s 20-somethings could afford a comfortable retirement in their 60s - and still have enough money to live to 100.

SEPTEMBER

12SEP 2018

Markets

10 years on from Lehman’s collapse: seven charts to consider

The collapse of the US investment bank on 15 September 2008 sent shockwaves through markets. We explain the impact in the decade since.

AUGUST

22AUG 2018

Markets

The longest bull market in history: five charts that tell the story

The bull market in US shares has reached 3,453 days. We explain how it happened and suggest what might happen next.

JUNE

21JUN 2018

Markets

Brexit vote two years on: seven charts that tell the story

On the anniversary of the UK's vote to leave the European Union we look at the timeline to Brexit and what's happened in markets and the UK economy.

21JUN 2018

Markets

Is the high street really doomed?

The UK high street is in disarray following more closures, and retail stocks are under real pressure. We look at how serious the problems are for the sector, and how investors might benefit.

12JUN 2018

Economics

Which countries are most at risk from a trade war? Five questions answered

Rising tensions between the US and China could spark a full-blown trade war. What would that mean for stockmarkets and how might it affect consumer prices? Economist Craig Botham answers key questions

MAY

10MAY 2018

Markets

Oil price hits highest level since 2014: what next?

The price of oil hit a three-and-a-half-year high after the US withdrew from a nuclear agreement with Iran. Our experts examine the impact and what might happen next.