Fidelity's Anthony Bolton has said he remains a world equity market bull despite a global situation that he said resembles "a big game of poker".
US debt figures have so many zeros, it seems almost impossible to visualize the real scale of the crisis.
It has been three years since Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, creating the biggest banking failure in history and sending shockwaves through global markets.
Lessons from Lehmans
Three years on from the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Laura Miller revisits the shocking events and asks if any lessons have been learned.
The US Commerce Department has said US GDP rose at an annualised rate of just 1% in the second quarter, down from an earlier estimate of 1.3%.
Cormac Weldon, manager of the Threadneedle American Select fund, tells Cherry Reynard how he has navigated the recent volatility in the US
Bill Gross, Bill Miller and Warren Buffett have clashed over Standard & Poor's downgrade of the US credit rating.
US and Asian markets fell overnight on fears the US government will fail to resolve its debt crisis, ahead of a crucial vote by the House of Representatives today.
Douglas Roberts, senior international economist at Standard Life Investments, discusses whether the US needs a third round of quantitative easing.
The Federal Reserve has scaled down its growth forecast for the US in the face of higher energy costs and weak manufacturing data.
Warren Buffett's annual charity lunch auction raised a record $2.63m, following a week of bidding after the winner offered extra cash to break the record.
Douglas Roberts, senior international economist at Standard Life Investments, says party politics may hamper a return to growth in the US.
The US treasury is battling to slash spending after the country's national debt soared to $14trn, reaching a self-imposed limit set by Congress last century.
Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke has warned of a Lehman-style meltdown if the US Congress uses the national debt limit as a "bargaining chip".
Standard Life Investments economist Douglas Roberts discusses the outlook for the US economy in the second half of the year.
The Federal Reserve last night cut its growth forecast for the US and warned inflation is higher than expected, while hinting QE2 is on track to finish in June as planned.
A quartet of top asset allocators reveal their favourite US funds.
The FTSE 100 opened higher this morning after a sharp fall yesterday on news Japan had been hit by a second earthquake.
The FTSE 100 continued its rally this morning off the back of a strong showing in the US where better than expected earning pushed the S&P 500 through the 1,300 point barrier.
The trustee trying to recover billions for the victims of Bernard Madoff yesterday sued JPMorgan for $6.4bn, claiming it was 'wilfully blind' to the giant fraud.
Douglas Roberts, senior international economist at Standard Life Investments, examines what the future holds for the US economy.
In the latest Interactive Financial Adviser debate, our panelists from Legg Mason, Standard & Poor's and Threadneedle discussed US Small Caps.
Legg Mason's chairman Bill Miller has slammed investors for ignoring the advice of ‘Sage of Omaha' Warren Buffett.