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CAPE crusaders try resolve riddle of S&P 500’s relentless gains

“Investing is all about buying low and selling high, at least if capital appreciation rather than income is the aim of the portfolio builder, but...

Wed, 12/05/2021 - 14:15


UK market shrugs off tech slide as investors opt for ‘jam today’ over ‘jam tomorrow’

“The UK equity market seems unconcerned by the latest stumble in big technology stocks in the USA which dragged down the headline NASDAQ and S&P...

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 11:45


How to spot the next round of market winners (and dodge the losers)

“Fund management legend Sir John Templeton once asserted that ‘Bull markets are founded on pessimism, grow on scepticism, mature on optimism and die on euphoria’...

Fri, 30/04/2021 - 09:14


Markets keep rising as they laugh off Archegos drama

“As a new trading week begins, the FTSE All-World index stands at a new all-time high, as does America’s S&P 500, while the FTSE 100...

Mon, 19/04/2021 - 13:30


Babcock pushes back on fears of rights issue

“It may seem odd that Babcock’s shares are up by quite so much when the firm is flagging £1.7 billion of asset write-downs, more...

Tue, 13/04/2021 - 14:28


Tesla has underperformed Exxon since promotion to the S&P 500

“It almost three months since Tesla was promoted to the S&P 500 (21 Dec 2020) and just over six since oil major ExxonMobil was...

Wed, 17/03/2021 - 16:53


Why would investors want to own Gilts right now?

“The yield on the ten-year Gilt yield has come down since the Budget, if only by a few hundredths of a percent, but Chancellor Sunak...

Thu, 11/03/2021 - 16:18


Investors fail to take a shine to Fresnillo

“UK-based investors do not seem to the share r/WallStreetBets community’s interest in silver and silver miners, judging by the muted response to Fresnillo’s full-year...

Thu, 04/03/2021 - 08:49


Barclays’ cash return plans underwhelm with buyback plan in focus

Barclays is resuming dividend payments and adding to the 1p-a-share payment with a £700 million share buyback, the equivalent of a further 4p a...

Fri, 19/02/2021 - 11:48


Does GameStop frenzy mean it is game over for the US equity bull run?

“Whether the so-called fun in GameStop is over or not remains to be seen but the share price has made a round-trip from $65...

Mon, 08/02/2021 - 16:17


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