6 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Changes to how compensation claims are calculated took some of the air out of Admiral's tires but the car insurer continues to be in good shape, The Times's Tempus argued.
(ShareCast News) - Changes to how compensation claims are calculated took some of the air out of Admiral's tires but the car insurer continues to be in good shape, The Times's Tempus argued. 6 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Ocado continues to make big bets on its business, namely on automation, but profits remain elusive, The Times's Tempus said. 13 days ago
(ShareCast News) - A "dizzying" acquisition spree since 2006 at Capita saw revenues more than double, but left behind a balance sheet so complex that the firm would need to go much farther to convince investors it was now on the right path than just promising a 'simpler Capita', The Times's Tempus said. 4 weeks ago
(ShareCast News) - IMI shares were tipped as worth holding in the Sunday Times' Inside the City column. Costs have been cut at the valve-making group in the year of the recent oil price slump, with results on Friday watched keenly after its shares have risen from their 2016 low of 745p to above 1,200p of late. 5 weeks ago
(ShareCast News) - 3i Group shares received a 'hold' recommendation in the Sunday Times' Inside the City column. While its financial are solid and investors are happy with the more than threefold rise delivered under CEO Simon Borrows, the private equity group is facing ever more pressure for buyouts. 6 weeks ago
(ShareCast News) - GlaxoSmithKline chief Sir Andrew Witty will leave on a high note, leaving the company he joined in 1985 on a solid footing, and the outlook is still positive under incoming head Emma Walmsley, The Sunday Timesīs Peter Evans said in his Inside the City column. 7 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.