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Afren was rising strongly after it late on Tuesday released a statement saying its ongoing independent review had found no further evidence relating to the receipt of unauthorised payments. The review is expected to be completed by mid-October.15 hours ago
Shares in RPC Group got a lift after it revealed its half-year revenues are expected to be "significantly" ahead of the same period last year thanks to recent acquisitions and growth in the US, coffee capsules and UK DIY markets.2 days ago
Aberdeen: Goldman Sachs ups target price from 540p to 560pp retaining a buy recommendation.2 days ago
Mining group Kazakhmys rose after announcing that it has been awarded a contract for the construction of a sulphide concentrator at Aktogay, its second major copper growth project, to Non Ferrous China (NFC). The sulphide concentrator contract is the largest item in the capital expenditure budget for Aktogay, it explained, saying it means it is now able to confirm that the total capital cost for the Aktogay project is expected to be in the region of $2.3bn.8 days ago
London-listed stocks ended the final session of the week with decent gains, although the final figure was notably lower than the level seen earlier in the day following the Scottish referendum result.13 days ago
So why have I been quite through all the news recently? Scottish vote, vote in Parliament for decision in aiding and abetting U.S. in their proxy war against Syria and Iraq. The fight between Isis, IS, or should I say Isil, is well underway.
It’s quite well beyond laughable it’s very laughable in itself.
I’m sure as people interested in trading many of you will have eagerly watched the BBC2 programme about traders, 'Traders: Millions by the Minute' (if not you can watch both episodes below). Regardless of what you thought about the show itself, it's useful to try and learn what you can from it - which is what I'm going to talk about here.
In the interests of full disclosure I admit that I had conversations with the BBC team about the show and I recognised and knew a good few of the people shown.
Investing in the stock market doesn’t have to be about making a killing or losing it all.
It doesn’t have to be a high-stress roller coaster and you certainly don’t have to sit up all night sweating because one of your investments has cut its dividend. Instead it’s possible to invest simply and sensibly, buying quality shares at attractive prices.
The first part of BBC2’s two part documentary “Traders: Millions by the Minute” on Monday 15th of September took a look at some of the professional traders in the FX trading community as well as a few of those looking to join their ranks.
Both episodes have now aired and are worth watching - we've posted both of them down the bottom of the article in case you missed them.
I’ve often presented that ‘socialisation’ is one of the four pillars of success for managing yourself as a Trader. Socialisation? What on earth is he on about now you may be asking yourself? Bear with me reader (or should that be 'beer with me'?) as I’m on to something here.
What is socialisation? In the words of the Fast Show's Ron Manager: “Is it word? It is now!”
Daily global markets overview for the 1st October 2014 by Accendo Markets. Also the overnight activity and what can be expected in the markets today. Information straight from the traders’ desks. Insights on commodities, equities, stocks and forex currencies.