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(ShareCast News) - On Friday the Office for National Statistics will reveal its preliminary estimate for UK gross domestic product growth for the first quarter.
(ShareCast News) - On Friday the Office for National Statistics will reveal its preliminary estimate for UK gross domestic product growth for the first quarter. 3 days ago
(ShareCast News) - The European Central Bank is forecast to leave its main policies unchanged in its meets this week, following a March meeting when the market made a rather hawkish interpretation of the outcome. 4 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Wednesday will see a fairly busy day for corporate quarterly results, including GlaxoSmithKline and Standard Chartered, plus is the day when Donald Trump announced he will unveil his 'big tax reform'. 5 days ago
(ShareCast News) - UK public sector debt figures follow a smattering of corporate results first thing in the morning from the likes of Whitbread, BHP Billiton and St James's Place. 6 days ago
(ShareCast News) - UK retail sales for March are published on Friday, along with flash April data on eurozone services and manufacturing activity and ahead of similar surveys covering America, while Reckitt Benckiser is among those giving trading updates in what appears to be a quiet day for big corporate results. 10 days ago
(ShareCast News) - In a quiet week for data, politics and companies vie for investors' attention, with Sky and Unilever announcing quarterly results on Thursday and Debenhams interims. 11 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.