3 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Friday sees the release of more bank earnings, with Royal Bank of Scotland and Standard Chartered on the slate following numbers from HSBC, Lloyds and Barclays earlier in the week.
(ShareCast News) - Friday sees the release of more bank earnings, with Royal Bank of Scotland and Standard Chartered on the slate following numbers from HSBC, Lloyds and Barclays earlier in the week. 3 days ago
(ShareCast News) - On Wednesday there will two crucial insights into the health of the UK economy, with a confirmed measure of gross domestic product for the fourth quarter of last year, plus results from Lloyds Banking Group, itself also key national business bellwether. 5 days ago
(ShareCast News) - London's big banks begin reporting results on Tuesday, while macro attention turns to UK public sector borrowing and European manufacturing and services data. 6 days ago
(ShareCast News) - UK retail sales will be London's macro focus on Friday, while for larger company news only mid-caps Essentra, Kingspan and Segro are scheduled to report results. 10 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Thursday will see various second-tier data keeping some background noise humming while a small number of blue chips report results. 11 days ago
(ShareCast News) - While Wednesday's main macroeconomic focus will be on unemployment data, there may be more market-moving events emanating from the other side of the Atlantic, including CPI, retail and industrial data. 12 days ago
They say “breaking up is hard to do” but in financial market break-ups spinoffs can be very profitable and give companies a new lease of life.
A spinoff is the creation of an independent company or in some cases more than one company through the sale or distribution of new shares of an existing listed company to shareholders holding the parent company at a certain date.
Three years ago I came up with the concept for a investment-focused podcast for the ShareTalk website I work on, called Conkers' Corner after my Twitter handle of @conkers3, and five months ago the first recording was made. Below are some of the lessons I have learned or have been reinforced during these years.
The concept of Conkers' Corner is very simple yet extremely educational and beneficial for all: the participants in the podcasts and interviews since I started in May 2016 have included shrewd investors/traders, ISA millionaires, high net worth individuals, business leaders, CEOs, highly respected fund managers and investment writers.
There’s a great debate in the financial industry about which type of analysis produces the best results for traders - is it better to be a technical trader or to rely on the fundamentals?
Is there a common ground between the two? We’ve all heard the phrase All roads lead to Rome. In this article we’ll explore whether this applies to the financial markets.
Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at the Share Centre, picks three top shares among the most popular purchases by equities clients in the last seven days.