Category Archives: Equities

Flat markets – FT

The S&P 500 is flat for the year, and the yield curve is flattening. John Authers tries to explain why. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not observable)

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Technology turbulence – FT

Big players from the technology sector have reported a wide range of results. Lex’s Robert Armstrong and Giles Wilkes discuss the changing fortunes of tech’s top operators For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if … Continue reading

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Profits explained | Finance Decoded – FT

In the third part of the FT video series Finance Decoded, Jonathan Guthrie explains how companies calculate their profit, what investors should be wary of and the different measures used to gauge how a company is really performing. ► Subscribe … Continue reading

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Fighting the Fed – FT

John Authers looks at the consequences as the worst start to a year in stock market history continues apace For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not observable)

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US Sector ETF Performance – January 8

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Six Charts of Christmas: Market breadth – FT

John Authers asks why the performance of the US equity market has come to be dominated by a few big companies. ► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs (click here if video is not observable)

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What were the best trades of 2015 – FT

Hindsight Capital is a hedge fund created by the FT’s Long View. It beats all competitors every year. John Authers looks at the most lucrative trades of 2015 that, with hindsight, we realise we should have made. For more video … Continue reading

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The nifty nine – FT

John Authers reports on a worryingly narrow US stock market. Nine stocks are up 60 per cent between them, even as the overall market is flat. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click https://www.youtube.com/embed/kjUwAiBRjXU” target=”_blank”>here if … Continue reading

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Mega caps the force reawakens – FT

A small group of giant companies now dominate US stock market returns, as investors resign themselves to higher rates from the Federal Reserve next month. John Authers reports. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here … Continue reading

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Global equities Goldilocks on ice – FT

The global economy stays cold enough to keep central banks pumping out easy money, but not so cold that it degenerates into another Great Recession. John Authers explains the continuing resilience of world stock markets. For more video content from … Continue reading

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