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Sterling wobble ‘an opportunity’ to buy US trusts

US trust shares hit by sterling weakness, opening up a chance for investors to buy US shares at cheaper levels.

Sep 18, 2014

US interest rates to remain low after stimulus ends

The US Federal Reserve has confirmed it will not raise interest rates for a “considerable time” after its asset purchase program ends.

Economic Indicators| Sep 16, 2014

Fund Selector: A test of economic strength

The UK recovery looks sound, but the rest of the world may be vulnerable to US tightening.

Economic Indicators| Sep 05, 2014

US jobs data fall short of expectations

The world’s largest economy created 142,000 jobs in August, down from 209,000 in July.

Sep 04, 2014

Standard Life sells Canadian arm to Manulife subsidiary

Shareholders in Standard Life are to receive a £1.75bn payout following sale of Canadian business for £2.2bn.

Aug 28, 2014

US second-quarter rebound revised higher

Economists had forecast a first estimate of 4 per cent would be trimmed to 3.9 per cent.

Analysis & Opinion
Fund review: Allianz US small-cap

Review| Aug 26, 2014

Fund review: Allianz US small-cap

Group has unveiled a new US equity fund.

Aug 18, 2014

Fund Review: Threadneedle US Equity Income

Lead manager Diane Sobin searches for high-income securities with long-term capital growth potential.

Aug 18, 2014

Fund Review: Aviva Investors US Equity Income

Co-manager Henry Sanders focusses high-dividend shares with a $1bn market cap.

Aug 18, 2014

Fund Review: US Equity Income

North America is a dividend-paying juggernaut, accounting for 46% of total global dividends paid.

Recent Articles
  1. Gam launches Ucits mortgage-backed securities fund
    Aug 27, 2014

    Gam launches Ucits mortgage-backed securities fund

    Gam Star MBS Total Return fund to be managed by Gary Singleterry and Tom Mansley.

  2. S&P 500 ends over 2,000 for first time (just)
    Aug 27, 2014

    S&P 500 ends over 2,000 for first time (just)

    Markets were lifted earlier by a surge in consumer confidence and healthy revisions to durable goods orders.

  3. S&P 500 touches the 2,000 mark
    Aug 26, 2014

    S&P 500 touches the 2,000 mark

    S&P 500 closes shy of 2,000 mark, Fast FT reports.

  4. Bank of America settlement to hit Q3 earnings by $5.3bn
    Aug 22, 2014

    Bank of America settlement to hit Q3 earnings by $5.3bn

    US bank agrees settlement with US authorities over allegations relating to mortgage backed securities and collateralised debt obligations.

  5. BofA to make new home loans as part of settlement
    Aug 22, 2014

    BofA to make new home loans as part of settlement

    The bank has agreed to offer $7bn in relief to consumers.

  6. US Federal Reserve to flag rate rises before changes
    Economic Indicators| Aug 21, 2014

    US Federal Reserve to flag rate rises before changes

    Latest FOMC minutes show committee aiming to communicate policy ahead of decision to raise interest rates.

  7. Head of US equities Holland leaves Lgim after 17 years
    Aug 18, 2014

    Head of US equities Holland leaves Lgim after 17 years

    Resignation follows 17-year career at City-based asset management firm.

  8. Investing in the US - August 2014
    From Our Publications| Aug 11, 2014

    Investing in the US - August 2014

    Has the US economy done enough to sustain continued outperformance?

  9. From Special Report: US - August 2014| Aug 11, 2014

    So far, so good for a grassroots recovery

    After a tricky start, US macroeconomic data looks set to continue on a steady path.

  10. From Special Report: US - August 2014| Aug 11, 2014

    US growth funds show top returns

    Have US equity funds delivered performance in line with the strong recent stockmarket returns?

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