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Another wave of corporate earnings were keeping investors busy on Thursday morning, though UK markets were trading more or less flat early on ahead of yet more key economic data from the States.
Another wave of corporate earnings were keeping investors busy on Thursday morning, though UK markets were trading more or less flat early on ahead of yet more key economic data from the States. 1 hour ago
The FTSE is set to open around 15 points higher at around 6,788 following mixed sessions in both the US and Asia overnight, which came after the Federal Reserve signalled that interest rates were unlikely to move before next summer. 3 hours ago
London's blue chips ended Wednesday's session firmly in the red, with the sharpest decline seen around the opening of US markets, which saw the Dow Jones fall thanks to energy stocks, which were weighed down by concerns about the sanctions that were imposed on Russia. 17 hours ago
Barclays was in the top spot after reporting a less-than-expected 12% fall in total income adjusted for insurance claims for the first half to £13.32bn, driven by reductions at its investment and African banking units. The consensus estimate had been for a drop to £13.23bn. 18 hours ago
Like-for-like sales accelerated at retailer Pets at Home in the first quarter, sending the company's shares scampering higher even though the result was against weak figures the prior year. The like-for-like increase of 4.1% was an improvement on the final quarter of the previous year and well ahead of the 0.2% LFL figure generated during an exceptionally hot period last year. 18 hours ago
The FTSE 100 was trading broadly flat on Wednesday, teetering at the 6,800 level, as investors gave a mixed reaction to a flurry of corporate earnings and awaited key economic data from the States. 23 hours ago
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.