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Market buzz - 3 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - Company bosses face tough new fines and disqualification under plans by David Cameron to force businesses to pay the national living wage. The prime minister says that the new, higher minimum wage, which will reach £9 an hour by the end of the decade, will work only if it is properly enforced. - The Times
Company news - 37 minutes ago
(ShareCast News) - Shares in Aga Rangemaster surged after the company announced that it has received an approach regarding a possible cash offer from Whirlpool Corp.
Broker tips - 4 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Analysts for UBS have upgraded its rating for homeware retailer Dunelm to 'buy' from 'neutral,' and said its push beyond homeware into furniture would bring growth.
Morning traders' note - 2 hours ago
This is a daily global markets overview for the 1st September 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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Most of the time, we have to teach young investors how to avoid making costly mistakes in the financial markets. However, some people are just natural born investors, regardless of their age.
In the following article we introduce you to five of the youngest and most successful investors in the world. Reading their stories will give you the motivation you need to up your game.
Bakery products and ingredients supplier Real Good Food (RGD) is set to return to profit this year following the completion of the disposal of its sugar business Napier Brown in May.
This deal has strengthened the balance sheet and Real Good Food will be able to grow its other operations, which are not so dependent on the sugar market and have much higher margins.
Most traders think they have their emotions totally under control. They think they have it nailed down. Yet even some of the most successful traders around still make mistakes.
There are a significant amount of cognitive biases in human psychology, many of which can have an effect on our trading.
Sometimes, the best trade is the one you don’t make. Unfortunately, if you’re using a bad trading system, it’s not always easy to know when you’ve entered a bad position.
In such a scenario, you might not realize how bad your position is until you’ve wiped out your entire account.
Financial trading may be one of the most lucrative professions in the world, but can also be one of the most challenging.
Each day, an untold number of new traders are learning this reality the hard way.