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(ShareCast News) - Theresa May will on Monday reveal her '10 pillars' industrial strategy that will aim to boost sector productivity. The Sunday Times said the Prime Minister's long-awaited green paper includes measures to improve skills, boost scientific research, and increasing spending on broadband, transport and energy networks, as well as £170m for the building of 'new polytechnics' in every region.
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(ShareCast News) - Buy shares in Whitbread, suggests the Sunday Times' Inside the City column on the back of the potential tourism boost from the weak pound and a cost cutting drive. Data in recent months has confirmed that hotels in London, where the FTSE 100 group has dozens of its Premier Inns, have done particularly well post the Brexit vote. 5 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - European stocks were little changed on Friday, as investors bided their time ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration, with basic resources in the red following uninspiring Chinese growth figures. 2 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Supergroup founder Julian Dunkerton sold a hefty amount of shares in the £1.25bn market cap fashion retailer, even as its shares continued to trade near their record highs. 2 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Sterling eked out mild gains against most major currencies, barring the euro, as global markets turned their attentions to the inauguration of Donald Trump, now US president. 2 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Cyclicals led gains, spearheaded by oil service and general industrial issues, alongside an advance in stock of BT Group after the UK telecoms incumbent let it be known it would be raising prices for its broadband and landline services. 2 days ago
(ShareCast News) - Lloyds Banking Group has reportedly reshuffled executives ahead of a strategy review this year. 2 days ago
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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.