19 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - Miners and steel firms fell back as the price for many industrial metals retreated, to the benefit of the more defensive segments of the market, amid a wider pull-back in investors' risk appetite.
(ShareCast News) - Miners and steel firms fell back as the price for many industrial metals retreated, to the benefit of the more defensive segments of the market, amid a wider pull-back in investors' risk appetite. 19 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - The latest raft of earnings reports was the main driver behind sector movements on Thursday afternoon, with Non-life insurers and Mining shares leading the way. 2 days ago
(ShareCast News) - HSBC and Wood Group sent their respective sectors lower on Tuesday, weighing on the entire Footsie. 4 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Unilever dragged on the Personal Goods sector and the broader market after Chicago-based Kraft Heinz dropped plans for a hostile takeover over the weekend, emphasising that it had done so in "amicable" fashion. 5 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Understandably, given the unexpected approach for Unilever from Warren Buffett-backed Kraft Heinz, the personal goods sector was the dominant support for the blue chip benchmark on Friday. 8 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Stocks in the aerospace and defence space bore the brunt of selling after Cobham warned on profits for the fifth time in just over a year. 9 days 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.