3 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Sharp gains in crude futures saw the Footsie close at its best levels of the day, despite hawkish remarks from some US Fed officials and optimism from many - but not all - strategists.
(ShareCast News) - Sharp gains in crude futures saw the Footsie close at its best levels of the day, despite hawkish remarks from some US Fed officials and optimism from many - but not all - strategists. 3 days ago
(ShareCast News) - By mid afternoon on Friday, the FTSE 100 was almost exactly flat on the day, meaning despite all the drama of China's 'Black Monday', London's blue chips would end the week higher than they finished the Friday before. 3 days ago
(ShareCast News) - London's FTSE 250 was a touch higher on Friday and by 1445 BST, was trading up 0.2% at 16,952.75, with investors mostly keeping to the sidelines at the end of what's been a pretty turbulent week. 3 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of the release of a fresh batch of economic data Stateside in the afternoon, despite optimistic calls from many strategists. 3 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Markets wavered slightly at the start of trading as investors continued to take stock of Thursday´s much stronger than expected reading on the US economy and what it might mean for the Federal Reserve´s monetary policy. 4 days ago
(ShareCast News) - City sources predict the FTSE 100 will open three points lower than Thursday's close of 6,192.03. 4 days ago
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.
Why You Should Trade Volatile Stocks
Within reason, you are much better off trading more volatile stocks. It truly is “better the devil you know.” In this article we will look at how to measure and gauge a stock’s volatility and why you should generally trade more volatile stocks.