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(ShareCast News) - London stocks edged higher on Wednesday as banking stocks and oil prices recovered.
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(ShareCast News) - European stocks racked up solid gains on Wednesday, with banks surging ahead following heavy losses in the previous session, as investors looked to Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's testimony before Congress. 1 hour ago
(ShareCast News) - Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen is set to deliver her half yearly testimony on Wednesday afternoon and one market analyst believed some lawmakers may see it as an opportunity to shine. 2 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - Shares in Deutsche Bank jumped sharply following a report the German lender was studying the possibility of buying back some of its bonds in a bid to help ease investors' concerns about its financial position. 1 hour ago
(ShareCast News) - Natural resource investing company Leed Resources said it was unlikely that a reserve takeover deal could be done in time to avoid the stock being suspended from AIM. 2 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - Canaccord Genuity has reiterated its 'hold' rating for Dunelm Group after the homewares retailer declared a special dividend and reported a solid first half. 2 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - Citigroup reckons there is a 20-30% risk of 'Brexit', perhaps even as high as 30-40%, so while it's not the bank's base case, it is "by no means a trivial risk". 2 hours ago
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Graham Spooner, investment research analyst, picks three stocks from last week’s most-bought shares on the London Stock Exchange.
Investment insights highlights this week are: BP, Barclays and Premier Oil which all stand out in a good and in a bad way last week.
“A gold mine is a hole in the ground with a liar standing on top of it”
Typically, before each Chinese New Year gold is given to others to welcome good fortune. However, there is no guarantee that the price of gold around the world will rise.
When looking at a chart of gold purchased from 2005 to 2014 you will see a gradual increase in purchasing over these years.
On 5 February I celebrated 43 years working in financial services, writes Paul Fellerman. This gave me cause to reflect on why I chose a life in trading – and I recommend it to everyone as I believe it is imperative that one understands why one trades.
I did not realise it at the time but in many ways venturing out on this career path back in 1973 was an odd choice given that I have been accused of being a control freak, and as we all know, one cannot control markets. The reality is that I wanted to learn how to make money.
International trade is the lifeblood of the global economy, allowing nations to reap the benefits of their comparative advantage in an increasingly competitive environment.
Each day, billions of dollars in capital, goods and services are transported across the globe to consumers and producers.