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Market buzz - 7 hours ago
Engineering outfit GKN is continuing to do well in its core aerospace and automotive markets despite the negative impact of recent movements in foreign exchange markets. The company lost £24m in reported profits during the first six months of the year. Those headwinds are set to continue in the latter half of the year but will eventually drop out. The outlook for its Land systems division however, which mainly sells agricultural equipment, is less rosy. It will do worse than had been expected this year.
Company news - 2 hours ago
Shares in Jupiter Fund Management were lower on Wednesday after the group revealed that one of its large segregated mandates was expected to redeem later in the year.
Broker tips - 2 hours ago
Shares in property website Rightmove have further to go after strong half-year results, Westhouse Securities said on Wednesday.
Morning traders' note - Yesterday
Daily global markets overview for the 29th July 2014 by Accendo Markets. Also the overnight activity and what can be expected in the markets today. Information straight from the traders’ desks. Insights on commodities, equities, stocks and forex currencies.
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Lately, I have found myself in and out every day trading the Dow Jones. Even with bad sun burn I still maintain a high tolerance when it comes to missing out on a 30 pip rally with this naughty index.
If I get in and it goes against me, I hold the position as I trade with 150-point stops. Once it comes back into profit, I wait and I WAIT for the big move lower and it never comes – so I end up holding the position for longer than I should as it begins its ascent on the way back up.
Germany-focused workspace owner and operator Sirius Real Estate (SRE) has restructured its property portfolio and returned to the dividend list.
Sirius owns and operates 33 business parks, industrial facilities and offices in Germany. The company offers flexible workspace predominantly aimed at small and medium-sized companies, although it also has large companies, such as Siemens, as clients. There is more than one million square metres of lettable space.
Using technical analysis and the market fundamentals to review what happened to affect the major currencies last week and a look ahead for the big currency pairs this week.
Looking at the euro versus the dollar, analyst Jameel Ahmed from FXTM said the signs of a short-term bullish trend line in the EUR/USD that began to form the week prior turned out to be exactly that, a short-term bull.
With the Dow, S&P, NASDAQ, FTSE 100, DAX, FTSE 250 and RUSSELL 2000 sitting at either all-time highs or near multi-year highs it may feel like all the deals and bargains have gone. But determined stockpicking can still find undervalued gems.
This month I will take a look at a stock which I think still has tremendous value even after the recent bounce: Blackberry (NYSE:BBRY)
The Head and Shoulders indicator is another method used in forex trading to forecast a future price reversal.
As it is generally accepted that prices operate in trends, by tracking these trends and assessing them, traders can forecast how the market is moving and plan their strategies to take advantage of price reversals.