Chart of the week


French woes weigh on Kingfisher

Kingfisher’s Turkish joint-venture Koçtaş is a very, very small part of the DIY giant – it contributed just £3 million in profit last year...

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 15:47


Turkey teaches new generation of investors some old (and painful) lessons

“The collapse of the Turkish lira and the threat of contagion across emerging and also developed stock and bond markets look to be catching many...

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 14:17


House of Fraser fighting to avoid becoming fourth founder member of FTSE 100 to go bust

“Three founder members of the FTSE 100 in 1984 went broke and it is to be hoped that House of Fraser – a private company...

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 11:13


Short-sellers in Tesla get burned again as Musk floats plan to take firm private

“A very experienced – and successful – hedge fund manager once told me that he never shorted high-flying, popular stocks until they had at least...

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 10:44


Cash flow finally starts to gush at BP but concerns over BHP deal overshadow dividend increase

“Gone are the days when BP was offering a dividend yield of 7% to 8% and that is actually a good thing, because it means...

Tue, 31/07/2018 - 11:52


Subscriber growth slowdown spooks Netflix shareholders but cash flow and valuation are the real issues

“Investors in Netflix are suffering a rare reverse today as the shares are tumbling amid disappointment over the company’s subscriber addition number for the second...

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 15:41


Housebuilders keep subsiding despite strong numbers from Barratt

“Shares in house builder Barratt are trading at their lowest level since January 2017 despite a reassuring full-year trading update, which shows further price increases,...

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 11:51


Why EU regulation move may be more of a worry for Facebook and Google than investors think

“Shares in Facebook and Google were up on Thursday, despite comments that the German authorities still believe their activities should be regulated as if they...

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 13:43


Signs of recovery could persuade predators to get ready for some Hunting

General Electric announced the merger of its oil and gas operations with Baker Hughes in October 2016, when times were tough for oil services...

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 16:18


FANG+ index is on track to outpace NASDAQ’s bubbly gains of 1999 (and we all know how that ended …..)

“After a stumble in spring, amid the Cambridge Analytica data scandal and broader worries over regulation, trade and tariffs, technology stocks are surging higher once...

Tue, 26/06/2018 - 09:13


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