Market Snapshot: Stabbed and Shot; Euro Rally Part Two

Last week … …  extreme volatility is not reflected by the FTSE 100 closing at 6,550, giving a placid five day gain of 0.81%. The FTSE 250 lost a modest 0.54%, Aim was just over 1% lower while the FTSE…

Oil and Greece

In this week’s bulletin: Wall Street’s attention last week shifted from oil markets to the latest round of US employment figures – and further overall positive data for the US economy. The eurozone has slipped officially into deflation as markets…

Market Snapshot: Turbulently Drifting

Last week … … markets started the New Year cautiously sober. The FTSE 100 at 6,051 was 0.71% lower; the FTSE 250 eased 0.22%, while the Aim All Share shrunk by 0.58%. The FTSE Small Cap at 4,390 marginally improved.…

Regulations are there for guidance not to place blame

What an inspiring man this Bernard Jordan. Aged 89 he left his nursing home and went to France to join the D’Day celebrations. As it turns out, the 70th anniversary of this event was also going to be the last…

Small Businesses are defined as those with turnover of less than £5m

Wednesday Reviews-  OMG’s! Wednesday Stock-pickers gain 4.4% Had we included Fitbug, which was not recommended as a Wednesday Tip the average would have been a massive 300.4%. The Aim All share fell 16.5% and we are a long only newsletter…

London offers stable haven for global investors

In this week’s bulletin: Diverging economies is a major theme for 2015. Global markets hinge on US central bank policy. London offers stable haven for global investors. We wish you all a Happy New Year! Epiphany (of sorts) Twelfth Night…