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Falling inflation may give retailers something to smile about (at last)

“The Bank of England may be pleased to see inflation ease below its 2.0% target in January, as this may give them breathing space in...

Wed, 13/02/2019 - 12:02


FAANGs face key test in 2019 if they are to maintain their recent share price momentum

“If you asked an investor would they be willing to pay $2.9 trillion for a company that was going to show virtually no earnings growth...

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 09:27


Will Apple sweeten or sour sentiment with profit guidance after its Q1s on Tuesday?

“Investors in Apple – and technology stocks more generally – will be looking toward the company’s first-quarter results on Tuesday night for some reassurance...

Mon, 28/01/2019 - 15:58


Weak US housing sales raise questions for Ferguson

“As a result of the US Government shutdown investors have been deprived of a lot of the regular macroeconomic data upon which they rely, although...

Wed, 23/01/2019 - 13:57


Three trends that stock market investors will want to end in 2019

“The New Year has begun as the old one ended, with a lot of volatility. It will therefore be of no surprise, at least to...

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 13:46


FTSE 100 earnings momentum falters as 2018 draws to a close

“Positive earnings momentum helped to carry the FTSE 100 through the first half of the year, as analysts upgraded their profit forecasts and the index...

Wed, 19/12/2018 - 10:22


Market falls leave FTSE 100 yielding almost 5% in 2019

“The autumn stock market sell-off has boosted the forecast dividend yield for the FTSE 100 to 4.9% for 2019. Dividends paid out by the UK’s...

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 09:14


One year after the peak, what lessons can investors draw from Bitcoin’s collapse?

“It is almost a year to the day (18 Dec’ 17) since Bitcoin peaked at $18,941, for a market value of $328 billion but the...

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 14:27


Brexit divides the UK stock market

“The UK continues to be the most disliked region by fund managers, as shown in the most recent Bank of America Merrill Lynch fund manager...

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 13:52


Why the US housing market represents a real test of Federal Reserve policy

“It may – or it may not – be a coincidence that global stock markets are wobbling just as the US Federal Reserve consistently increases...

Thu, 22/11/2018 - 16:01


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