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Tesla closes in on General Motors as most valuable US carmaker image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 05:33:05 PM
....78bn on buying a 5% stake in Tesla. After overtaking Ford's market value, Mr Musk dismissed criticism that the 14-year-old company was overvalued, tweeting: "Tesla is absurdly overvalued if based on the past, but that's irrelevant. ...
Snapchat 'will be bigger than Twitter, Yahoo and AOL with advertisers' image
....“Snap is a promising early-stage company with significant opportunity,” said Brian Wieser, senior analyst at Pivotal Research in a note to investors. “Unfortunately, it is significantly overvalued given the likely scale of its long-term opportunity and the risks associated with executing against that opportunity. ...
The Ronald, the Donald – and a hamstrung Hammond image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 06:59:01 AM
....“The prospects for dollar gains on a similar scale to the 1980s look thin,” the report goes on. “The dollar was weak in 1980 but has seen strong gains since 2014 and may be moderately overvalued. ...
Has the tech bubble peaked? Signs that the startup boom may be fizzling image
....“It used to be that 95% of [investment] rounds were up, now 20% are down,” Tunguz said. Then there are the so-called “decacorns” – unicorn startups valued at tens of billions of dollars – such as Airbnb, Uber and Palantir – which some believe are overvalued, but it’s hard to tell until they go public and are forced to reveal details of their underlying finances. ...
UK’s star fund manager aims to win over the older savers market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of March 2017 07:00:08 AM
.... Woodford says this isn’t spectacular but isn’t bad, either. But with the FTSE 100 at a record high (and Wall Street even higher) aren’t shares expensive right now? “The UK market is polarised between very overvalued and very undervalued stocks. ...
Snapchat firm share price soars on debut image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 04:33:26 PM
....Unlike in most listed companies, people who buy the floated shares in Snap will not get any voting rights. Some analysts argued the company was overvalued. ...
Pound soars but FTSE falls after Theresa May's Brexit speech image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 17th of January 2017 06:37:34 PM
....”. Sterling’s gains were also flattered by weakness in the dollar after Donald Trump said the US currency was overvalued. ...
Five minute guide to the surge in the UK stock market image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 15th of January 2017 12:01:00 AM
....Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, says UK stocks got a further lift after supermarket giants Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons delivered unexpectedly positive results for the key Christmas period. “Although the FTSE 100 stands at a record level, it does not look particularly overvalued against company earnings,” he says, but warns that what happens next is impossible to predict. ...
10 economic consequences of Donald Trump's election win image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 28th of November 2016 01:18:08 PM
....With the US economy growing faster than expected and long-term interest rates rising, excessive strengthening of the dollar is a third major risk. Even though the dollar is already overvalued, it could move into a self-reinforcing upward spiral, as it did in the early 1980s and late 1990s, owing to dollar debts accumulated in emerging markets by governments and companies tempted by near-zero interest rates. ...
Why the markets are relatively calm after Donald Trump's election image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of November 2016 01:45:01 PM
.... Where else would the money go? China is at risk of trade tariffs under Trump. Japan is a land of no growth with an overvalued currency. ...
E-state agent image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of October 2016 11:46:35 PM
.... . Joanne and Kate both believed that their properties were overvalued. ...
Fear of falling  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of October 2016 12:45:43 PM
....There are economists who point out that the UK was running a deficit - a gap between imports and exports - of 7% of gross domestic product. Some say this is because an overvalued pound allowed us to buy more than we as a country should be able to afford. ...
Five minute guide to plunging value of the pound image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 9th of October 2016 12:01:00 AM
.... . Many analysts say the pound has been overvalued for some years and a weaker currency may improve our trade balance and close the current account deficit, by making our exports relatively cheap. ...
London houses are second most over-valued in world - UBS image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of September 2016 12:43:11 PM
.... UBS said the prices in each of the at-risk cities have increased by almost 50% on average since 2011. All European cities are overvalued, according to the report, apart from Milan. ...

Pound remains overvalued despite last month's sharp fall, IMF warns
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of July 2016 02:49:47 PM
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Personal finances post Brexit: Keep calm and carry on until Britain settles down image
.... Guy Stephens, managing director at advisers Rowan Dartington Signature, points out that sterling also plunged in 1992 when the UK crashed out of the Exchange Rate Mechanism. “It took just a couple of days for investors to realise this was great news for the UK economy, which had been struggling with an overvalued currency. ...
Income star shines on: Five minute guide to investing in with Neil Woodford image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 12th of June 2016 04:30:00 PM
.... . Woodford is often seen as a “contrarian” investor who likes to swim against the tide, famously shunning overvalued dot. ...
House price bubble is all set to explode, property experts warn image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of June 2016 10:10:00 AM
.... He said sellers must be more realistic. “Properties are in danger of being overvalued and they will struggle to sell. ...
British property market has peaked, estate agency boss says image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of May 2016 05:34:48 PM
.... Our data is already showing a slowdown in both house price growth and transaction levels. In order to maintain healthy sales levels sellers need to be much more realistic with their asking prices – properties are in danger of being overvalued and these homes will struggle to sell. ...
Donald Trump given a fighting chance by ailing US economy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 8th of May 2016 10:08:20 AM
....5% a year despite the recovery from the Great Recession of 2008-09 now into its eighth year. But the pick-up in pay has been enough to squeeze corporate profits, which makes share prices look overvalued. ...
£1.5m Battersea power station apartments held back from market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 21st of April 2016 03:44:39 PM
....Several investment firms and banks have warned that a glut of luxury housing in London has created a bubble, with US bank Morgan Stanley predicting that the price of new upmarket flats could fall by 10-20% this year. UBS warned six months ago that house prices in London were the most overvalued of any major city in the world. ...
Netflix shares sink as international streaming business reports weak figures image
....Disney has been under scrutiny from analysts on the subject of potential declines in revenue from its cable offerings; the ultra-lucrative sports network ESPN has been a major topic of conversation as analysts fret that a shift from traditional cable television to Hastings’ “internet television” could jeopardize its business model. Some have suggested that Disney might buy Netflix, but a deal for the company’s assets would have to reckon with that share price, which analysts have repeatedly called overvalued. ...
A real profits recession may be on its way – but there's no need to panic image
.... “We’re in the 75th percentile [of the P/E ratio]; stocks have been more expensive than this only 25% of the time. ” That doesn’t mean that stocks are overvalued right now, but further big gains would push them into that territory and make them vulnerable to a big selloff. ...
Climate change will wipe $2.5tn off global financial assets: study image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 4th of April 2016 03:00:08 PM
....The new study, published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Climate Change, used economic modelling to estimate the impact of unchecked climate change. It found that in that scenario, the assets were effectively overvalued today by $2. ...
Steel shrivels while Britain’s balance of payments crisis grows image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 3rd of April 2016 08:00:27 AM
.... Now, I am not saying for one moment that the blame for what is now manifestly a balance of payments crisis lies solely at the chancellor’s door. The problems have been piling up ever since the Thatcher government’s monetarist experiment with a sensationally overvalued exchange rate that inflicted serious damage on manufacturing. ...
The dogmas destroying UK steel also inhibit future economic growth | Will Hutton image
.... Rather, the economic behemoth China has monumentally over-invested in steel, for which there is too little domestic demand, and is now flooding world markets. Britain, with a systemically overvalued exchange rate, porous market, high energy costs and ideological refusal to join others in the EU to deter imports dumped below cost with higher tariffs, is uniquely exposed to the threat. ...
The UK could learn a lot from Germany’s long-term industrial strategy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of March 2016 05:17:16 PM
....These companies thrived in the decades immediately after 1945, when the economy boomed as a result of the need to rebuild a war-ravaged country. Whereas UK companies were often hindered by an overvalued pound, the mark was undervalued, making German exports extremely competitive in world markets. ...
New York pension fund could have made billions by divesting from fossil fuels – report image
.... “In order to outperform the market with your investment picks, you have to know something the market doesn’t,” he said. “If everyone knew that fossil fuel companies were overvalued, the stock would have already dropped to reflect that. ...
Big Short's version of housing bubble entertains but reality disappoints image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 28th of February 2016 04:12:49 PM
.... And what do those personnel do? If that were to happen, it would be bad news, since those personnel are the folks who do the due diligence on the mortgage loans. Then there is the fact that some urban markets – San Francisco and the Silicon Valley area – already look dangerously overvalued by any standard. ...
Investor shifts millions of savers' cash out of small firms on Brexit fears image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 15th of February 2016 01:58:42 PM
.... The decision to sell smaller company shares comes after a four-year period in which they have outperformed larger companies. Nutmeg said that the good run had left many of these smaller firms looking overvalued. ...
Leading market historian: 'Shares could halve from here' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 12th of February 2016 08:03:51 AM
....  . The bear markets that destroy purchasing power, even for long-term investors, are those that begin when shares are very overvalued. ...
Questor share tip: Avoid loss-making Sophos as private equity exits image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of February 2016 06:17:04 PM
.... The shares have fallen 26pc during the past three months and are well below their 225p float price. Questor is struggling to find reasons to buy shares in this overvalued and loss-making company as private equity makes for the exit. ...
China's exchange rate trap image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of February 2016 03:26:10 PM
....Alternatively, the renminbi could be allowed to fluctuate more freely. The People’s Bank of China could permit it to depreciate against the reference basket by, say, 1% a month, in order to enhance the competitiveness of Chinese exports and address concerns that the currency is overvalued. ...
London homebuyers likely to need at least £500,000 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of February 2016 07:01:40 AM
.... In contrast, in the E postcodes in east London the average price is £434,000. Related: London house prices most overvalued in the world, says UBS. ...
How historically accurate is The Big Short? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of January 2016 06:12:44 PM
.... One contributor to this was the subprime mortgage crisis in the United States. Related: The Big Short review – Ryan Gosling and Christian Bale can't save this overvalued stock. ...
Stock market crash could burst property bubble image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 17th of January 2016 12:01:00 AM
....The growth seems unstoppable, with new figures from estate agency Your Move showing the average property in England and Wales has leapt £18,000 in the last year to £292,077, a growth rate of an incredible £1,500 a month. Many Britons suspect the property market is overvalued, with the average UK home now costing more than 10 times earnings. ...
Time to 'sell everything'? No, this is when a 'hold everything' strategy works image
.... . Conversely, if you share the gloomy outlook, it remains wise to continue the hunt for unloved and undervalued investments – the Latin American and Far East funds tipped here could get cheaper – and sell overvalued assets, such as the US stock market. ...
Oil and US share prices tumble over fears for global economy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of January 2016 08:41:51 PM
....He said that despite a large trade surplus, the huge capital flight from China, as savers take their cash out of the country, was forcing the hand of regulators. “I have always thought that in order to revive a spluttering Chinese economy, the authorities would have to devalue, but not just because an overvalued exchange rate was squeezing their manufacturing sector. ...
Chinese shares fall 2.4% despite better than expected trade data image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of January 2016 12:31:24 PM
....He said that despite a large trade surplus, huge capital flight from China as savers take their cash out of the country was forcing regulators’ hand. “I have always thought that in order to revive a spluttering Chinese economy, the authorities would have to devalue, but not just because an overvalued exchange rate was squeezing their manufacturing sector. ...
Beware the great 2016 financial crisis, warns leading City pessimist image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of January 2016 07:25:08 PM
.... Share prices have fallen rapidly and a slump in the cost of oil has left Brent crude trading at barely above $30 a barrel. “Can it get any worse? Of course it can,” said Edwards, the most prominent of the stock market bears – the terms for analysts who think shares are overvalued and will fall in price. ...
Australia bet the house on never-ending Chinese growth. It might not end well image
....For a time, the Australian bet looked good. The banking and financial system collected all the debt they could source from overseas wholesale lenders, underpinning increasingly greater expansion into Australia’s already grossly overvalued residential housing market. ...
FINANCIAL WARNING: More TURMOIL expected as Chinese markets MELTDOWN to continue image
...."The [circuit breaker] removal may have done little in the short term to assuage concerns of more continued stock market volatility in the days and weeks ahead. "The bigger question now is whether Chinese authorities can restore some vestige of credibility over the coming days and weeks in the face of a currency that still remains broadly overvalued on a trade weighted basis, and is likely to continue to go lower, in the process placing further downward pressure on global inflation and commodity prices. ...
This investor called the financial crisis - and is predicting market falls again image
.... . Martin Gray, formerly of fund firm Miton but now running his own business, Coram Asset Management, is concerned that “overvalued” stock markets are ripe for a fall. ...
Mapped: the world's cheapest stock markets to buy for 2016 image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 2nd of January 2016 08:16:31 AM
.... . Its latest "Valuations Index" shows more than half the society’s members – 52pc – now think developed market equities are overvalued, versus 13pc who see them as undervalued. ...
Number of UK house sales down, but prices up by 4.5% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 31st of December 2015 04:01:36 PM
....There were falling sales in all regions of England and Wales in 2015, though the Halifax said there was “a clear north/south divide”, with sales falling more in the south. Related: London house prices most overvalued in the world, says UBS. ...
How did Questor's share tips for 2015 fare? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of December 2015 06:12:49 PM
.... . At the start of the year we eschewed any exposure to commodities as the outlook was so uncertain and decided against chasing growth as the market was looking overvalued. ...
Pound is 'most overvalued currency in the world', analysts claim image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 26th of December 2015 05:15:46 PM
. The pound is one of the most overvalued currencies in the world and will suffer next year as the Government ramps up spending cuts and uncertainty about Britain’s future in the EU weighs on growth. ...
Gentrification fears loom over rise in east London 'property millionaires' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of December 2015 12:01:03 AM
.... Outside London, it is east England, Yorkshire and the Humber that have seen the largest increases in million-pound properties – up 28% and 24% respectively since the start of this year. Related: London house prices most overvalued in the world, says UBS. ...
Commercial property market showing signs of overheating, warns Mark Carney image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 7th of December 2015 07:30:25 PM
.... . Prices in London were particularly stretched, according to Sir Jon, while the latest FSR described some prime West End offices as "overvalued". ...
'It's not 1929 again': statistical evidence we are NOT heading for a bear market image
.... - More charts can be found here . More worryingly, some measures of stock market value, such as the “p/e” and “Cape” ratios, suggest that American shares are significantly overvalued. ...
'Three disruptive shares that could change the world' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of December 2015 09:40:02 AM
.... When I buy shares in a small company I have in mind how big and profitable it could potentially become, rather than paying too much attention to its valuation. I do not obsess over whether a certain metric shows a business to be undervalued or overvalued; they can often be a poor guide. ...
These are the five biggest threats to UK financial stability right now image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of December 2015 10:17:42 AM
....   Photo: Bank of England The FPC said a "severe downturn" in the market could "reduce the ability of some firms to access bank finance, given their use of commercial real estate as collateral". Its assessment of the market showed that, while the overall commercial property market was "fairly valued" overall, it described some parts of the market, particularly prime West End office space, as "overvalued". ...
Man City group sells 13% to Chinese image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of December 2015 09:36:41 AM
.... . "Although the investment probably overvalued City it fits perfectly with the Chinese strategy. ...
Does it matter that Silicon Valley's unicorns are overvalued? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of November 2015 01:20:52 PM
. Are technology’s “unicorn” startups dangerously overvalued or not? Both tech evangelists and critics have strong positions on either side of the argument: on the one hand, it’s now easier than ever to reach billions of people over the internet; on the other, many of the wildly-popular new companies are yet to demonstrate a serious business model. ...
Square shares end 45% higher on debut image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 19th of November 2015 04:43:51 PM
....The company - owner of dating websites Match, OkCupid and Tinder - saw its shares end 23% higher after being priced at $12. Some investors had begun to question whether tech starts were being overvalued. ...
Gold remains the best insurance for a crisis image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 15th of November 2015 09:08:42 PM
.... One of the most interesting reasons that can be linked to the falling gold price is to be found in “Gresham’s Law” that “bad money drives out good”. The Tudor financier, Sir Thomas Gresham, found that: “When a government overvalues one type of money and undervalues another, the undervalued money will leave the country or disappear from circulation into hoards, while the overvalued money will flood into circulation. ...
Brewdog is worth every penny of £306m valuation, boss claims image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 9th of November 2015 08:05:51 AM
. The boss of Brewdog has hit back at claims that his Scottish brewery, maker of Punk IPA, has been overvalued. ...
Buyers snap up first batch of BBC Television Centre homes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 8th of November 2015 06:06:02 PM
....Analysis of recent official figures found that the typical UK home (£284,000) costs more than 10 times the annual average income of full-time workers (£27,000). Investment bank UBS has judged that house prices in London are the most overvalued of any major city in the world and are in “bubble-risk territory”. ...
Brexit vote would trigger a run on the pound, warns Bank of America image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 6th of November 2015 02:30:42 PM
.... Pic: Mirrorpix  Photo: Daily Mirror. Bank of America calculations suggest sterling is currently overvalued by 3pc, and would face a sharp correction ahead of a tightly run referendum vote. ...
London’s property market is Britain’s Hunger Games image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of November 2015 11:06:35 AM
....30am jumbo jets roaring over their beds. This is what goes for “affordable” in London, recently named the most overvalued property market in the world by Swiss bank UBS. ...
London house prices most overvalued in the world, says UBS image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of October 2015 01:36:54 PM
....0 “a real price correction of on average 30% began within three years 95% of the time”. It added: “Investors in overvalued markets should not expect real price appreciation in the medium to long run. ...
From football to steel, we don’t have to be slaves to the market | Will Hutton image
....But since the collapse of Britain’s membership of the Exchange Rate Mechanism in 1992, governments of all hues have abjured any attempt to keep the pound stable and competitive, either pegging sterling against the euro and dollar or even – perish the thought – joining the euro. The pound, except for a short period after the banking crisis, has been systematically overvalued for a generation. ...

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