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(ShareCast News) - Stocks were still in positive territory come midday as traders braced for the US Federal Reserve's policy announcement at 20:00 and whether it would in any way signal that a September rate hike was on the cards.
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(ShareCast News) - Risk trades recovered slightly on Tuesday ahead of the result of the US Federal Reserve's next policy meeting. less than a minute ago
(ShareCast News) - Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has admitted that the country may have to call an early election due to rebels within his Syriza party. 1 hour ago
(ShareCast News) - Shares in PSA Peugeot Citroen rallied after the French car maker swung to a profit for the first time in four years on the back of higher prices, a positive product mix and a favourable currency impact. 2 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - Design and management consultancy WS Atkins said it was on track in a first quarter trading update on Wednesday. 3 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - UK minister of state for defence procurement Philip Dunne late on Tuesday urged US Defense under secretary Frank Kendall to buy more British weapons. 5 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - Branded pub company Mitchells & Butlers said third-quarter revenue grew as strong food sales offset a softer drinks performance at its pubs but warned the Chancellor's proposed new national living wage will hit costs from April next year. 3 hours ago
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We’ve all heard the phrase “markets were extremely volatile today “ or similar. But what does Volatility actually mean when it’s related to the financial markets?
Volatility is the amount a price can change over a given time period with no regard for direction.
Just before the dawn of 2015, Bullbearings gathered together eight trading experts (plus me) to select some stock tips and top trades for 2015. This is a half-time report, with a top-10 leadboard and each tipster giving an update on their chosen recommendation.
Safe to say, I'm propping up the table and making the rest of them look good - but as I said at the time, picking one share to buy is a notoriously difficult thing to do - especially if you take a speculative punt on a small cap. It's been an unusual year and there's still five months to go...
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In the wake of the Greek crisis of June, the UK banking sector rallied, but it now looks as if the bounce has run its course.
It has been a see-saw year for the sector, but from a technical perspective the immediate path looks to be downward.