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UK markets retreated from a seven-week high on Friday morning as rising tensions between Ukraine and Russia dampened risk appetite.
UK markets retreated from a seven-week high on Friday morning as rising tensions between Ukraine and Russia dampened risk appetite. 2 hours ago
UK stocks are set for a small retreat this morning after putting in decent gains in yesterday's session. 3 hours ago
FTSE ends above 6,700; Easter retail sales rise; Ukraine kills militants, EU ponders Crimea sanctions 18 hours ago
Centamin rose strongly on the back of hopes a change in the law could resolve the Egyptian mining row. 19 hours ago
AstraZeneca rose on the back of better-than-expected revenue growth of three per cent in the first quarter, driven by the pharmaceutical company's diabetes franchise. Shares were up despite earnings falling more than expected. AstraZeneca's share price surged earlier this week on speculation it could be susceptible to a takeover bid from Pfizer. 20 hours ago
FTSE 100 at highest since March 6th; Apple, Facebook surge after the closing bell; AstraZeneca, Anglo American gain after updates. 23 hours ago
Recent half-year numbers from Associated British Foods (ABF) has resulted in a new round of questions regarding the spin-off of its popular budget clothing division, Primark.
Weakness in the firm’s European sugar business was easily counteracted by yet another strong period from Primark, which has maintained its place as a favourite of British consumers despite negative publicity last year surrounding the tragic events in Bangladesh, when a clothing factory collapsed.
In this, the first of a series of four articles, I will explain some forex misconceptions are, and outline the feature that is the real “holy grail” of the market. In the following three parts, I will show how a robust trading strategy can be built that will give the new or aspiring trading an edge with an overwhelming probability of profitability over the long run.
In order to begin our journey, it helps to begin with an allegorical story, in order to demonstrate the nature and challenge of the struggle of trading.
Those who have followed me for some years will know I am a fan of seasonality and as I have explained in previous updates, financial markets do not go up or down evenly throughout the year in a nice orderly straight line; that would be far too easy.
If we invested $10,000 in the Dow Jones on 1st November and and then taken our money out on April 30st from 1950 to date we would now have over $950,000. We would have been out of the market May until end of October each year missing a few crashes in the process.
The USD/CHF pair fell during the session on Friday, but did so in a relatively tame manner, leading me to believe there are still opportunities for short-selling.
After all, we have seen for strong selloffs as far as daily candles are concerned, and then have finally see the market settle down for the Friday session.
Cloud computing services provider Nasstar (NASA) has been transformed by its acquisition of rival e-know.net. The integration of the operations is already far advanced and the business should be profitable this year.
e-know.net was established by David Redwood in 2000 and it was much larger than Nasstar, which paid £13m in cash and shares for the company in January and raised £10.5m from a placing at 5p a share.