4 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - Stocks edged higher at the start of trading, boosted by an overnight surge in shares of US tech giant Microsoft and despite figures which appeared to show that property price curbs might be starting to bite.
(ShareCast News) - Stocks edged higher at the start of trading, boosted by an overnight surge in shares of US tech giant Microsoft and despite figures which appeared to show that property price curbs might be starting to bite. 4 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London were set to open a little weaker on Friday as investors awaited the release of borrowing figures on what is otherwise likely to be a fairly quiet day. 5 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - London stocks finished flat on Thursday as the European Central Bank left policy measures unchanged and said it had not discussed extending or ending its asset purchase programme. 20 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - A barrage of profit warnings knocked the FTSE 250 lower on Thursday, led by IT security expert NCC and engineers Keller and Senior. 21 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - The FTSE 100 was just in the red in afternoon trading on Thursday, after the European Central Bank decided to keep policy measures unchanged on Thursday, in a move widely expected by analysts. 22 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - London stocks were flat on Thursday as UK retail sales data missed forecasts and as investors awaited the European Central Bank's policy decision. Yesterday
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.