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African Barrick Gold: JP Morgan lowers target price from 180p to 170p leaving its neutral rating unaltered.3 hours ago
- Perform plummets after profit warning - Sports Direct and Wood Group fall sharply after results - Taper bets increase ahead of Fed meeting, US data in focus - FTSE 100 at lowest level since mid-October22 hours ago
Sports Direct, Wood Group, SuperGroup fall after updates/results; Taper bets increase ahead of Fed meeting, US data in focus; FTSE 100 at lowest level since mid-October; Capital Economics sees 7,500 level for FTSE 100 in 2015.Yesterday
CSR was leading the risers after announcing that it has decided to discontinue development of its camera-on-a-chip (COACH) platform, which has been sustaining losses from weak demand. The new prompted Numis Securities to maintain a 'buy' rating for the group, saying "the news is positive in increasing focus on segments where CSR has strong market positions and where there is good visibility on future growth (audio/auto/bluetooth smart)".3 days ago
African Barrick Gold on Tuesday cheered investors with the news it had completed the final step in the lifting of the Environmental Protection Order (EPO) that has been in force at North Mara in Tanzania since 2009.3 days ago
CMC Markets' Chief Market Analyst Michael Hewson reflects on the last 12 months in the UK retail sector, picking out the winners and losers of the year, and making a prediction about the sector's see potential for success in 2014.
When I looked over the retail sector, 12 months ago there was a great deal of concern about the viability of a number of retailers who were being squeezed by the stop start nature of the UK economic recovery and a consumer who was being squeezed by average earnings that were failing to keep pace with the rate of inflation.
As one of the “big four” supermarkets, Morrisons (MRW) isn’t exactly an explosive penny share, but if you’re looking for a combination of solid dividends and steady growth, you might want to take a closer look.
At 261p its shares current have a historic dividend yield of 4.5%. In comparison, the FTSE 100 - at 6,550 points – can only muster a dividend yield of 3.5%. Although a 1% difference may not seem like much, it’s actually a 29% improvement in income (because 1 is 29% of 3.5), so small differences do matter.
The forex market is open to retail traders from Monday morning in Tokyo/Sydney, until Friday evening in New York. That is five and a half days of non-stop action when trades can be entered, and stop-losses can be hit – so how can you cope with it? Here are five tips to help you manage.
The non-stop nature of the market is often advertised as a plus, as though any trader in any time zone can trade whenever they want and make money. There is something to that, but as every forex trader knows, the 24-hour nature of the market can be like a prison if you don't know how to handle it.
Regular readers will know whilst deep down I am a trend follower I will also take a contrarian view and also look for signs of beaten up stocks that are making a turnaround.
Two stocks both mentioned here before that have done extremely well for me and anyone brave enough to follow me are Citigroup (C) and AIG (AIG). Yes, both stocks would have gone broke had the US government not bailed them out, but that is the distant past and Uncle Sam is out of both and made money out of saving both companies.
It is often claimed that currencies have a tendency to depreciate during their home business hours. Lets look at how we can use this knowledge to trade the forex market profitably.
An academic study published in 2007 by Francis Breedon and Angelo Ranaldo thoroughly analyzed 10 years of historical data from 1997 to 2007 and not only found that this depreciation bias was a statistical fact, but also that it could be used as the basis for a profitably strategy on the EUR/USD pair, even after commission/spread costs were factored in.
Daily global markets overview for the 13th December 2013 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.