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....Its booming sales growth has also been reflected in its share price, which has more than trebled in the past year. On its stock market flotation in 2014, it was valued at £560m. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . It's only three years since Jimmy Choo's stock market flotation. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Shareholders cleared the way for the investment by approving changes to BrewDog’s capital structure at a meeting on 29 March, the company said, with 95% voting in favour. The changes include the award of preference shares to TSG, which confer the right to an annual return of 18% if the company is bought or lists on the stock market, according to reports. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....None of that explains why Tesla is worth more than GM on paper. “I admire Tesla and @elonmusk,” wrote tech analyst Walt Mossberg on Twitter when the company overtook Ford in value earlier in April, “but this is the billionth example of why stock market valuations don’t reflect reality. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. A European stock market rally sparked by the French presidential election spread to Wall Street on Monday. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Tesla, the electric carmaker, briefly became America’s most valued auto manufacturer last week when a surge in its share price saw it roar past General Motors. When the stock market closed last Monday, the market value of Tesla (which sold about 76,000 vehicles in 2016) hit a whopping $50. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. Spotify is reportedly considering an unconventional direct listing on a stock market that stops short of a full-blown initial public offering. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....1968 euros. On the stock market, the benchmark FTSE 100 share index fell 180 points, or 2. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The other is less than 15 years old and has never made a profit. And yet a 7% surge in the value of shares in electric car firm Tesla on Monday saw it zoom ahead of Ford Motor Company, in terms of its stock market value. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....”. Barclays announced in a stock market statement that Staley and the bank were under investigation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) for the affair. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 10th of April 2017 09:06:17 AM
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....But there are places where milliseconds do matter. One is the stock market, where fortunes can be won by exploiting an arbitrage opportunity an instant before your competitors. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....25p on the news, valuing the group at more than £720m. The company floated on the stock market in 2014 at a price of 140p a share, valuing it at about £550m. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... He grew up near Sevenoaks in Kent, establishing himself as a deal-maker from an early age, making money by selling trinkets, artworks and encyclopaedias. “While other children played with toy soldiers or learned the piano I spoke to my great-uncle about the stock market and traded cigarette cards, stamps and coins,” he said in a 2012 speech at Harvard Business School. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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...."ASOS' market cap now exceeds that of several FTSE 100 companies. However, with plenty of untapped potential across Europe and the US, the king of the AIM market [a junior stock market] has plenty of gas left in the tank, and looks set to continue its impressive record of double digit sales growth for years to come," he added. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. The UK stock market reversed early gains, to close the day with the FTSE 100 share index down 4. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....In the end, their investigations led them to an entirely new category of extremism: terror fuelled by financial greed. On Friday, German police arrested a 28-year-old German-Russian national on suspicion of having carried out the explosives attack on Dortmund’s team bus in order to collapse the club’s share price so he could profit from stock market speculation. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Its shares, which floated on the Aim market in 2014, have risen by more than 270%, from 50p to 186p, over the past 12 months. The retailer has a stock market value of £2. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....”. The company, founded in 1985 as VideoLogic, floated on the stock market in 1994. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....”. The anecdote is one of many in Gadhia’s autobiography, The Virgin Banker, in which she also talks candidly about her battle with depression, particularly after the birth of her daughter Amy in 2002, after six attempts at IVF, and again three years ago when she had to suppress suicidal thoughts at the same time as Virgin Money was preparing for a stock market flotation. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... The export sector has failed to offset that domestic drag and GDP figures due this week are expected to show the economy slowed markedly at the start of this year. Still, lending support to those who say May was right to call a vote sooner rather than later, unemployment remains low, the housing market is steady, stock markets are near record highs and business activity continues to rise – albeit at a slower pace. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Meanwhile, profits are nowhere to be seen. In the first quarter, the company lost $62m, an $18m improvement on a year ago, thanks to cost cutting, but hardly justification for a stock market value of $11bn – less than it was, yet still substantial. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... The result was seen as the most market-friendly outcome, putting the independent former investment banker in pole position to fend off the anti-EU Le Pen. The euphoric mood spilled over into other stock markets, with Germany’s Dax up 3. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 24th of April 2017 09:34:27 AM
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....The San Francisco-based firm reported an 8% fall in first-quarter revenue to $548m (£427m). It is the company’s first fall in year-on-year quarterly revenue since it floated on the stock market in 2013. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The 30-year-old company was founded by the entrepreneur Julian Metcalfe, who went on to create the Itsu restaurant chain and Metcalfe’s Skinny popcorn. It is now controlled by private equity firm Bridgepoint but there has been speculation that it is gearing up for a stock market flotation within the next 18 months, with further speculation that bosses are eyeing a listing in New York rather than London. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Music streaming business Spotify has signed a new, long-term, deal with Universal Music Group, one of the world's biggest record companies. Spotify has been trying to sign similar long-term deals with big labels, including Sony and Warner, ahead of a possible stock market flotation. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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Pret a Manger tries to woo British workers as Brexit looms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 07:01:44 PM
....The 30-year-old company was founded by the entrepreneur Julian Metcalfe, who went on to create the Itsu restaurant chain and Metcalfe’s Skinny popcorn. It is now controlled by private equity firm Bridgepoint but there has been speculation that it is gearing up for a stock market flotation within the next 18 months, with further speculation that bosses are eyeing a listing in New York rather than London. ...
Pound hits seven-month dollar high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 08:13:10 AM
....1870 euros. On the stock market, the FTSE 100 index, which often moves inversely to the direction of the pound, closed down 51. ...
Even Trump's Twitter binges aren't enough to make it worth $11bn | Nils Pratley image
.... Meanwhile, profits are nowhere to be seen. In the first quarter, the company lost $62m, an $18m improvement on a year ago, thanks to cost cutting, but hardly justification for a stock market value of $11bn – less than it was, yet still substantial. ...
Fashion retailer Boohoo nearly doubles profit after celebrity Instagram tie-ups image
.... Its shares, which floated on the Aim market in 2014, have risen by more than 270%, from 50p to 186p, over the past 12 months. The retailer has a stock market value of £2. ...
Twitter revenues decline for first time as advertising falls away image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 01:48:14 PM
....The San Francisco-based firm reported an 8% fall in first-quarter revenue to $548m (£427m). It is the company’s first fall in year-on-year quarterly revenue since it floated on the stock market in 2013. ...
Boohoo online fashion retailer sees its profits double image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 06:17:43 AM
....Its booming sales growth has also been reflected in its share price, which has more than trebled in the past year. On its stock market flotation in 2014, it was valued at £560m. ...
Millions rethink their investment plans and move away from buy-to-let property image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 12:01:00 AM
....7 per cent. Fidelity International investment director Maike Currie says: “Investing in property has historically been seen as ‘safe as houses’, but in recent years it has been outpaced by the stock market. ...
Brexit economy: living standards are falling as the snap election looms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 10:38:58 AM
.... The export sector has failed to offset that domestic drag and GDP figures due this week are expected to show the economy slowed markedly at the start of this year. Still, lending support to those who say May was right to call a vote sooner rather than later, unemployment remains low, the housing market is steady, stock markets are near record highs and business activity continues to rise – albeit at a slower pace. ...
Five-a-side firms Goals and Powerleague in merger talks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 10:24:36 AM
....Shares in Goals Soccer Centres jumped after the five-a-side football firm confirmed it was in early-stage talks with rival Powerleague over a possible merger. In a stock market announcement, Goals said a merger was among "strategic opportunities" currently being assessed by its board. ...
Stock markets surge after French election result image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 09:34:27 AM
.... The result was seen as the most market-friendly outcome, putting the independent former investment banker in pole position to fend off the anti-EU Le Pen. The euphoric mood spilled over into other stock markets, with Germany’s Dax up 3. ...
Now on sale: Jimmy Choo (the whole company) image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 08:25:28 AM
....25p on the news, valuing the group at more than £720m. The company floated on the stock market in 2014 at a price of 140p a share, valuing it at about £550m. ...
What does the snap election mean for your finances? image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 01:10:00 PM
....This reverses the effect seen after the Brexit referendum, when the pound crashed and the FTSE 100 soared. Richard Stone, chief executive at The Share Centre, says stock markets hate uncertainty and surprises: “Any doubts over the election outcome could heighten that volatility, so beware sudden and sharp moves in the opinion polls. ...
Lloyds bank bailout repaid in full, says Philip Hammond image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 05:00:20 PM
.... Osborne promised a discounted share offering to the public which had to be abandoned last year amid market turbulence. Instead, the shares have dripped out to the stock market. ...
Dortmund attack: man arrested on suspicion of share-dealing plot image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 04:36:02 PM
....In the end, their investigations led them to an entirely new category of extremism: terror fuelled by financial greed. On Friday, German police arrested a 28-year-old German-Russian national on suspicion of having carried out the explosives attack on Dortmund’s team bus in order to collapse the club’s share price so he could profit from stock market speculation. ...
Virgin Money chief: 'I have battled with mental health all my life' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 04:15:42 PM
....”. The anecdote is one of many in Gadhia’s autobiography, The Virgin Banker, in which she also talks candidly about her battle with depression, particularly after the birth of her daughter Amy in 2002, after six attempts at IVF, and again three years ago when she had to suppress suicidal thoughts at the same time as Virgin Money was preparing for a stock market flotation. ...
PENSION CRISIS: Women LAGGING behind in huge pensions gap image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... . Rising stock markets since last June have also pushed up the value of the nation’s nest eggs, but many will struggle to generate sufficient retirement income thanks to low interest and annuity rates. ...
FTSE 100 suffers worst day since Brexit vote after May calls election image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 05:11:25 PM
. More than £45bn was knocked off the value of shares in Britain’s biggest companies following Theresa May’s snap general election announcement, with the FTSE 100 index suffering its worst day since the Brexit referendum as a rally in the pound hit the stock market. ...
Batten down the hatches! Rising inflation and low wage growth are pinching the consumer image
....Stagnating wages, climbing inflation, towering consumer debt, EU political strains and US-Russia tensions are casting storm clouds over the global economy. The stock market may be close to all-time highs, but many Britons will be tempted to batten down the hatches as the turbulence menaces their personal finances. ...
Sparks fly on Wall Street over Tesla’s current valuation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 03:00:05 PM
....Tesla, the electric carmaker, briefly became America’s most valued auto manufacturer last week when a surge in its share price saw it roar past General Motors. When the stock market closed last Monday, the market value of Tesla (which sold about 76,000 vehicles in 2016) hit a whopping $50. ...
Is business starting to get spooked about Donald Trump? | Larry Elliott image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 12:36:22 PM
....Share prices remain close to their record highs but for how long? Cannier investors have taken one look at Trump’s Dr Strangelove-style foreign policy antics and decided to park their money elsewhere. US defence stocks look like a decent bet; the rest of the stock market does not. ...
Trump is reckless – but he knows he can't afford to antagonise China | Barry Eichengreen image
....And if there is one constituency that Trump listens to consistently, it is business. Aggressive US trade sanctions against China would send equity prices plunging, alarming a US president who measures his economic policy success by the level of the stock market. ...
Tesla surpasses GM to become most valuable car company in US image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 04:37:58 PM
....None of that explains why Tesla is worth more than GM on paper. “I admire Tesla and @elonmusk,” wrote tech analyst Walt Mossberg on Twitter when the company overtook Ford in value earlier in April, “but this is the billionth example of why stock market valuations don’t reflect reality. ...
'Punk' beer maker BrewDog sells 22% of firm to private equity house image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 01:40:17 PM
....Shareholders cleared the way for the investment by approving changes to BrewDog’s capital structure at a meeting on 29 March, the company said, with 95% voting in favour. The changes include the award of preference shares to TSG, which confer the right to an annual return of 18% if the company is bought or lists on the stock market, according to reports. ...
Pound falls on weak UK economic data image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 11:52:23 AM
....1682 euros. Elsewhere, stock markets remained wary following news of the US missile attack on a Syrian government airbase. ...
Spotify may bypass IPO and list directly on stock market image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 01:55:50 AM
. Spotify is reportedly considering an unconventional direct listing on a stock market that stops short of a full-blown initial public offering. ...
Unilever bins Flora – but butters up its shareholders | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 06:21:41 PM
....Unilever’s rethink exceeded expectations in one regard. It will review its dual Anglo-Dutch legal structure, which could mean that either the London or Amsterdam stock market listing will be binned. ...
Lifetime ISA available NOW – 12 myths about the new Lifetime ISA image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 09:37:00 AM
....6.       I don’t want to open a lifetime ISA as I don’t want to invest in the stock market at the moment. ...
What time is the ISA deadline TONIGHT?  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 09:38:00 AM
....“Over the long term this can have a big effect on returns. Early bird investors gain up to a whole year of dividends and potential growth in the stock market ahead of those who leave it until the last minute. ...
New Isa offers free cash deal to young savers image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 07:58:00 AM
.... . “The help-to-buy Isa is cash only whereas the Lifetime Isa gives you the option to invest in the stock market for greater longterm returns,” he added. ...
Spotify signs long-term deal with Universal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 03:29:33 PM
....Music streaming business Spotify has signed a new, long-term, deal with Universal Music Group, one of the world's biggest record companies. Spotify has been trying to sign similar long-term deals with big labels, including Sony and Warner, ahead of a possible stock market flotation. ...
Tesla charges ahead to overtake Ford in market value image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 01:31:56 PM
....The other is less than 15 years old and has never made a profit. And yet a 7% surge in the value of shares in electric car firm Tesla on Monday saw it zoom ahead of Ford Motor Company, in terms of its stock market value. ...
Online retailer Asos sees exports boosted by weak pound image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 07:32:22 AM
...."ASOS' market cap now exceeds that of several FTSE 100 companies. However, with plenty of untapped potential across Europe and the US, the king of the AIM market [a junior stock market] has plenty of gas left in the tank, and looks set to continue its impressive record of double digit sales growth for years to come," he added. ...
Investment ISAs: Chart shows how stocks and shares have returned £60,000 more than cash image
....2 per cent, meaning savings kept in the accounts are set to lose value. On the other hand, stock markets have hit record highs in 2017, helping to deliver bumper returns for investors. ...
Tick tock image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of April 2017 11:07:44 PM
....But there are places where milliseconds do matter. One is the stock market, where fortunes can be won by exploiting an arbitrage opportunity an instant before your competitors. ...
Lifetime ISA 2017: Seven reasons to transfer money from Help to Buy ISA to Lifetime ISA image
...."A Help to Buy ISA is a cash ISA and as such only allows you to save as cash. As well as offering the opportunity to save as cash, the Lifetime ISA also gives you the option to invest in the stock market which offers the potential for much greater longer term returns. ...
FTSE 100 slides as sterling strengthens image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 30th of March 2017 08:32:29 AM
Older savers taking big market risks to trump inflation image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 08:25:00 AM
. Growing numbers are turning to aggressive stock market funds to protect the value of their money, as rising inflation ravages the value of money in the bank. ...
Tesco fined £129m for overstating profits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 06:35:26 AM
....Tesco shares were little moved on Tuesday. Laith Khalaf, senior analyst, at Hargreaves Lansdown stockbrokers, said the accounting error uncovered was "exceptionally rare" in the UK stock market. ...
BrewDog backs down over Lone Wolf pub trademark dispute image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 12:04:26 PM
....BrewDog has raised money through an “Equity for Punks” scheme that allows drinkers to invest in return for shares and benefits such as discounts in its bars. But its rapid growth, which it recently said could lead to new investment and a stock market float, has made it harder for the company to maintain its underdog status. ...
BrewDog accused of hypocrisy after forcing pub to change name image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 04:42:58 PM
....”. BrewDog recently told its Equity for Punks shareholders that it is in talks with a major new investor, amid speculation that it is preparing to float some of its shares on the stock market. ...
Snapchat 'will be bigger than Twitter, Yahoo and AOL with advertisers' image
....WPP chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell recently referred to Snapchat’s potential to become a “third force” alternative but many investors and analysts remain wary of Snapchat’s future. After a much-hyped stock market flotation earlier this month that valued Snap, the company behind Snapchat, at $29bn the company’s share price has steadily sunk. ...
Is an Isa the best home for your nest egg? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:03 AM
.... For many people, the best rates of interest they will earn will be on money kept in a current account in one of the deals from the likes of Santander, Nationwide and Lloyds. But if you have a large amount of cash savings, or want to invest significant amounts in the stock market, Isas can still make sense. ...
Bonus for Pearson chief despite biggest loss in company's history image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 03:30:57 PM
....”. In January almost £2bn was wiped from Pearson’s stock market value after it issued fifth profit warning in two years. ...
What next for Next? Decline, if it comes, should still be profitable | Nils Pratley image
....For the time being, he won’t risk a penny of shareholders’ funds on share buy-backs in case the retailing weather turns nastier. Yet, after a near-halving in Next’s stock market value over the past 16 months, there’s a fair argument that the gloom is in the price. ...
Eddie Stobart: Lorry firm targets £550m stock market listing image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 04:41:24 PM
.... . It is returning to the stock market three years after its parent company sold half the business to pay debts. ...
Nervous markets take fright at prospect of Trump failing to deliver | Larry Elliott image
....Shares, oil and the US dollar were all under pressure as global financial markets took fright at the prospect that Donald Trump would fail to deliver on his growth-boosting promises. In the most nervous conditions since the immediate aftermath of the president’s shock victory in last November’s elections, stock markets in Asia and Europe fell in response to Tuesday’s sharp decline on Wall Street. ...
Eight tax changes savers should watch out for from April 2017 image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 01:47:00 PM
.... . Mr Cox said: You can save up to £4,000 per year in cash, or invest it over the longer term into stock market if you prefer, and receive a 25% bonus from the government. ...
Fake data threat image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 12:11:20 AM
....". Other scenarios include hackers interfering with automated stock market trading, triggering mass sell-offs and economic instability. ...
Bill Gates tops Forbes' rich list but Trump's wealth slips image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 05:17:00 PM
....The global population of billionaires, now put at a record 2,043, marks the biggest annual increase in the 31 years since the magazine began compiling the list. The number of US billionaires on the list was 565, which Forbes attributed to the recent stock market surge since Mr Trump's November 2016 election. ...
Forbes billionaire list: Trump loses $1bn as elite club gets 233 new members image
....18tn) – more than three times the UK’s annual gross domestic product (GDP). Kerry Dolan, co-editor of the Forbes billionaires list, published on Monday, said the gains are mostly the result of booming stock markets and the rising price of oil over the past 12 months. ...
British firms warned over new wave of pay revolts at AGMs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 12:59:57 PM
....The world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, earlier this year warned UK companies they must match boardroom pay rises with those of their workers. The Church of England, a major institutional investor, has written to the 350 biggest companies on the stock market, warning them it would vote to block excessive boardroom pay deals. ...
The five best ISA funds that have thrashed the market image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 10:22:00 AM
.... . However, equity Isa funds are not for everybody, says Patrick Connolly, certified financial planner at Chase de Vere: “Risk-averse savers should avoid the stock market altogether, while everybody should reduce their exposure as they get older by also investing in other areas such as cash, bonds and property. ...
The Ronald, the Donald – and a hamstrung Hammond image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 06:59:01 AM
.... Paul Volker, Reagan’s Fed chief, increased interest rates to quell domestic inflation. To emphasise how different things are now, the Fed raised rates last week, aware that, like the stock markets, the dollar had already run out of steam. ...
Netflix and Tesla overrated? Yes, in this mad, mad world image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 07:01:32 AM
.... I love Tesla cars, though I doubt I’ll ever be able to afford one. But according to one of the UK’s top fund management groups, both are among the most overpriced shares on Wall Street, a stock market that under President Trump is – to use a phrase he rather likes – one of the most overrated in the world. ...
Comma comeuppance: When rogue punctuation proves costly image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 09:44:01 AM
....But before we feel too sorry for the firm, in the previous year it had reported total profits of about $1bn. In December 2005, stock market trading in a newly listed Japanese company was thrown into chaos by a broker's typing error. ...
Sainsbury's takes inflation hit on the chin as Aldi and Lidl loom | Nils Pratley image
....” Put another way, discounters Aldi and Lidl – who weren’t forces in the land during previous sterling devaluations – lie in wait for any supermarket that thinks it can help itself to a currency-inspired price rise. Supermarkets’ share prices, becalmed as the overall stock market marches upwards, tell the story. ...

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