4 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Steel-makers and miners bore the brunt of selling as the US dollar continued to weaken and Freeport resumed copper concentrate production at its Indonesia Grasberg mine.
(ShareCast News) - Steel-makers and miners bore the brunt of selling as the US dollar continued to weaken and Freeport resumed copper concentrate production at its Indonesia Grasberg mine. 4 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Cyclicals were on the front-foot on Tuesday with shares in steel-maker Evraz pacing gains following an upgrade out of analysts at Citi. 5 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Steel-makers and miners were at the forefront of market gains with some traders referencing positive data on Chinese fixed asset investment the previous day as the catalyst. 10 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Defensives edged higher as investors kept to the sidelines ahead of multiple key risk events the next day, including the US central bank's policy decision and the result of the Dutch elections. 11 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Stock in Amec Foster Wheeler pushed the oil equipment and services sector to the fore after agreeing to an all-share offer from rival Wood Group valued at £2.2bn. 12 days ago
(ShareCast News) - A motley mix of interest rate sensitive stocks and cyclicals paced gains at the end of the week. 2 weeks 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.