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Graham Spooner

Investment insights of this week Apr 25th - 29th

By , 28 Apr 2016

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: Vodafone, ITV and 88 Energy, which all stand out in a good and in a bad way last week.

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Andrew Hore

AIM investment watchlist: Judges Scientific (JDG)

By , 23 Apr 2016

Scientific instruments supplier Judges Scientific (JDG) has a strong track record of acquiring niche scientific instruments businesses.

There was a blip in 2014 when demand was weak but Judges bounced back last year and it has already made earnings enhancing acquisitions this year. 

 

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Graham Spooner

Investment insights of this week Apr 18th - 22th

By , 20 Apr 2016

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: Glaxo, Taylor Wimpey and Keras Resources, which all stand out in a good and in a bad way last week.

 

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Nicolas Shamtanis

What to learn before trading commodities

By , 19 Apr 2016

Commodity trading is quite different from forex, so for traders who want to trade commodities, there is a need to broaden the knowledge base so that they may make the best use of the opportunities that this market offers without losing their shirts. 

So what are those things that traders need to learn before engaging in commodity trading?

 

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Nicolas Shamtanis

From Paris to Brussels: impact of terror attacks on travel stocks

By , 12 Apr 2016

The impact of terrorism on the financial markets has been studied at length over the past decade, as researchers have sought to draw links between violent attacks and investor psyche.

For the most part, terrorism has been shown to have a limited impact on the stock market, which is perhaps indicative of the times in which we live.

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Vince Stanzione

Apple trees donít grow to the sky but Apple is still growing and worth a buy

By , 08 Apr 2016

This month I will look at shares of Apple (APPL) a company which hardly needs much of an introduction and many will be reading this on an Apple device of some sort.

Before we look at Apple it's worth addressing the science behind why “trees don’t grow to the sky” and what we can learn from Mother Nature in our trading and investing. 

 

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Graham Spooner

Investment insights of this week Apr 4th - 8th

By , 06 Apr 2016

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: Glaxosmithkline, Barclays and Ascent Resources, which all stand out in a good and in a bad way last week.

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Nicolas Shamtanis

The effect of football on the financial markets

By , 05 Apr 2016

With UEFA EURO 2016 coming up, football fans around the world are placing their bets on who will come out on top. This got us thinking: how does football affect the financial markets?

Surprisingly, there has been quite a bit of research devoted to this very topic. Even the European Central Bank (ECB) has chimed in on the subject. 

 

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Brenda Kelly and Mauro Fellner - LCG

Q1 rally in UK miners unlikely to be sustained

By Brenda Kelly and Mauro Fellner - LCG, 01 Apr 2016

The mining sector is Europe's best performer in 2016, rising 4.9% compared to a fall of 8% for the Stoxx 600 index– it remains the only sector in positive territory this year. 

Even with this comparative upside, mining stocks are amongst the most volatile recently with large swings both upwards and downwards testing the patience of the long term investor but perhaps providing opportunity for those with a shorter time horizon.

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Nicolas Shamtanis

Will Britain leave the EU? A closer look at the odds

By , 31 Mar 2016

Britain’s future in the European Union is up in the air, and investors aren’t quite sure what to make of it.

After all, it isn’t just Britain’s place in the EU that’s on the line, but the very essence of the pan-European project.

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City News

Sector movers: Banks, engineering stocks lead drop

Thu, 1st Jan - * (ShareCast News) - Banks weighed on the Footsie at the end of the week as Royal Bank of Scotland flagged to investors the risk that the sale and separation of its Williams&Glyn retail and business bank could take at least another two years.

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