Fake it till you make it: meet the wolves of Instagram
May 12, 2018

The long read: Their hero is Jordan Belfort, their social media feeds display super-rich lifestyles. But what are these self-styled traders really selling? By Symeon Brown

The original Wolf of Wall Street, Jordan Belfort, was a rogue trader convicted Continue reading

Bitcoin biggest bubble in history, says economist who predicted 2008 crash
March 3, 2018

Nouriel Roubini calls cryptocurrency the mother of all bubbles as it falls below $8,000

Bitcoin biggest bubble in history, says economist who predicted 2008 crash

Nouriel Roubini calls cryptocurrency the mother of all bubbles as it falls below $8,000 Continue reading

Bitcoin price soars above $11,000 as central bankers seek to calm fears
December 28, 2017

Bank of England and Fed officials say cryptocurrency is too small to threaten world economy amid warnings of bubble

Bitcoin topped $11,000 on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after hitting $10,000 for the first time, as central bankers on both Continue reading

Financial markets could be over-heating, warns central bank body
December 14, 2017

Bank for International Settlements quarterly health check warns global economy resembles era just before financial crash

Investors are ignoring warning signs that financial markets could be overheating and consumer debts are rising to unsustainable levels, the global body for central Continue reading