2 days 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. 2 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Stocks in London were set for a marginally weaker open on Friday as investors braced for another round of earnings from the likes of RBS and Pearson. 2 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Boeing plans to open its first manufacturing plant in Britain, picking Sheffield to make critical parts for its best-selling 737 and 777 airliners. The company has earmarked the Northern city for a £20m investment where it will produce complex parts for "actuators" which move flaps on the jets' wings. The decision is notable as the US aerospace giant is bringing work in-house, rather than subcontracting it out to the supply chain as is common. - Telegraph 2 days 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. 3 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Friday sees the release of more bank earnings, with Royal Bank of Scotland and Standard Chartered on the slate following numbers from HSBC, Lloyds and Barclays earlier in the week. 3 days ago
(ShareCast News) - London stocks were expected to open lower on Thursday as investors faced a deluge of corporate results from the likes of Barclays and digested the latest minutes from the Federal Reserve. 3 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.
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