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Market buzz - 3 hours ago
UK stocks are set to drop further on Tuesday morning after finishing at a five-month low the previous session with Greece set to default on a debt repayment to the IMF.
Company news - 2 hours ago
Shares in Motive Television plunged on Tuesday after the digital television technology group reported an increase in losses for 2014.
Broker tips - 44 minutes ago
Home Retail rallied 4% on Tuesday after Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to 'overweight' from 'equalweight' and raised the price target to 180p from 170p.
Morning traders' note - 13 days ago
This is a daily global markets overview for the 17th June 2015 from the analyst team at Accendo Markets providing a snapshot of overnight activity and what can be expected in the markets today. The information is straight from the traders’ desks, with news and insights on equities markets, commodities, and forex.
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Let’s face it, UK Mail Group (UKM) is in a pretty boring business. As the UK’s largest independent postal operator, it delivers letters and parcels to businesses throughout the UK and internationally.
Sometimes though, boring businesses are best. They can often be found delivering the same product or service, thousands or millions of times a day, to customers who want to use those products or services every single day.
A stock split proposed by Netflix (NFLX) has put this corporate technique back into the news. But are stock splits a good sign, or an indication that a strong rally has run its course?
In the case of Netflix, the firm announced that it would split its stock 7 for 1. Thus shareholders will see their number of shares increase in number sevenfold, but without any increase in value - in fact the value of each share will automatically fall sevenfold too.
There are many finance conspiracy theories in the market and many of these are centred on underhand tactics used by brokerage operations. Some are supposed schemes that retail traders blame for why they lose money but others are about some of the behind-the-scenes plots in the market's greatest collapses.
Personal injury claims leads generator NAHL Group (NAH) has maintained the growth of its business since joining AIM and moved into a new area.
The share price has soared but NAHL is still an attractive investment.
When you first start out in forex trading, you have to learn the basics. Of course, that means understanding pips and lots, but it also means knowing which mistakes to avoid.
Too many novice forex traders get tripped up by basic errors, most of which are completely avoidable if you take the time to find out what they are.