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Supermarket WARS makes PRIME TIME TV Part Two!

02 Mar 2015 @ 10:47

Supermarket articles are proving popular, mainly because practically everyone uses supermarkets! So let’s get into part two of this http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0544k9m/britains-supermarket-revolution-whats-in-it-for-us There are shots inside a Ocado warehouse. Cherry tells us “Exisiting supermarkets rely on their current network to provide a service, whereas Ocado do it from two specialist warehouses.” “A million items are picked and dispatched from this warehouse every day.” Lawrence Hene, Director of Marketing Ocado, states: “They (the big four) have someone walking around the store picking the grocerices”. Ocado seems like quite an efficient operation to me in terms of the way it delivers orders but… “Ocado has invested hundreds of millions into its business, and only started making money last year.” The last time I had a …

 

Bitcoin Roundup - 1st March 2015

01 Mar 2015 @ 12:00
Time moves fast in the bitcoin industry. Blink and you’ll certainly miss something. This is my first post on bitcoin for ADVFN, so before getting onto the latest week’s news, I thought it best to give a very brief update of where we are so far. There has been a steady stream of bad news over the past year – when we saw the bitcoin price decline from its heady highs of $1200...
 

Hummingbird developing Yanfolila gold project in Mali

01 Mar 2015 @ 11:04
Includes acquisition of Yanfolila gold project Hummingbird Resources, the multi-project gold company, has announced its unaudited financial results for the six months ended 30 November 2014. Operational Highlights: · Completed acquisition of Yanfolila gold project in Mali from Gold Fields Ltd (‘Gold Fields’) in July 2014 · Drilling results reported at the Yanfolila Project ·...
 

Agriterra lay out interim results

01 Mar 2015 @ 11:00
Agriterra Limited, the AIM listed pan-African agricultural company, announces its results for the six months ended 30 November 2014. Chairman’s Statement: The Company continues to work towards its objective of becoming an integrated pan-African agricultural business with a diversified portfolio of products including beef, cocoa and maize. In line with this objective, we remain focussed...
 

Supermarket WARS makes PRIME TIME TV!

28 Feb 2015 @ 09:07
The BBC yesterday broadcast “Britain’s Supermarket Revolution:What’s  in It for Us?” This is probably better value for your licence fee money than most programs they show! Here’s the link http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0544k9m/britains-supermarket-revolution-whats-in-it-for-us The fairly upmarket Cherry Healey was treated to visits to Aldi and Lidl...
 

5 Reasons why I bought Standard Chartered #STAN this week - Saturday Special [PODCAST]

28 Feb 2015 @ 07:23
Saturday’s is a bit different from the weekday podcast, as I’m joined by two friends, Pete & Steve who are at various stages in their investing journey. We cover the basics of investing plus we profile one company per week I have either invest in or intend to. If you subscribe by clicking HERE I’ll send you an email once a week featuring resources, my shortlist and the...
 

IAG Shares Gain Altitude on 2014 Results

27 Feb 2015 @ 18:23
The folks over at International Consolidated Airlines Group (LSE:IAG) are on Cloud 9 today as investor confidence was reflected in a 3.66% share price increase and a volume that was 44% higher than average. IAG closed at 580.00, up 20.50 points on a volume of 10.5 million shares traded. The share’s high for the day was 595.00, establishing a new 52-week high for the parent company of...
 

Rio Tinto Up on Transformation News

27 Feb 2015 @ 16:09
Shares of mining major, Rio Tinto (LSE:RIO) have been up this afternoon in fairly light trading following its announcement of its next step in the transformation of its operational structure. Although its shares were in decline for most of the day, hitting a low of 3,189 in early trading, most of the day has been a relatively strong comeback. Currently (3:41 pm UCT), RIO shares are hovering...
 

Zak chats and charts Quindell #QPP Gulf Keystone #GKP Lloyds #LLOY Standard Chartered #STAN and HSBC #HSBA

27 Feb 2015 @ 14:26
To listen to the podcast click the play button below the picture:   In today’s podcast: – Technical Analyst and PR at Materinvestor.co.uk Zak Mir chatting and charting #QPP #GKP #STAN #LLOY #HSBA Zak on Twitter is @ZaksTradingCafe – The micro and macro news – Plus the broker forecasts Companies mentioned in the podcast include: Lloyds Banking #LLOY Quindell #QPP...
 

LLoyds Finally Announces Dividend!

27 Feb 2015 @ 09:24
It’s been a painful wait for over six years for Lloyds (LSE:LLOY) shareholders. But finally a dividend has been announced today! It comes in at 0.75p per share, smack bang in the middle of forecasts. This was actually my instinctive thought of what it would be just before going to sleep! The results overall from the BANKING GIANT are pretty positive. Underlying profits surged 26% to 7.8...
 

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Hummingbird developing Yanfolila gold project in Mali

01 Mar 2015 @ 11:04
Includes acquisition of Yanfolila gold project Hummingbird Resources, the multi-project gold company, has announced its unaudited financial results for the six months ended 30 November 2014. Operational Highlights: · Completed acquisition of Yanfolila gold project in Mali from Gold Fields Ltd (‘Gold Fields’) in July 2014 · Drilling results reported at the Yanfolila Project ·...
 

Rio Tinto Up on Transformation News

27 Feb 2015 @ 16:09
Shares of mining major, Rio Tinto (LSE:RIO) have been up this afternoon in fairly light trading following its announcement of its next step in the transformation of its operational structure. Although its shares were in decline for most of the day, hitting a low of 3,189 in early trading, most of the day has been a relatively strong comeback. Currently (3:41 pm UCT), RIO shares are hovering...
 

Horizonte talk Final Results and developing the next major nickel project in Brazil

25 Feb 2015 @ 21:11
Horizonte Minerals Plc, (LSE:HZM)the exploration and development company focused in Brazil, announces its results for the year ended 31 December 2014. Overview: · Completion of NI 43-101 compliant Pre-Feasibility Study on the 100% owned Araguaia Nickel Project in Brazil, demonstrating robust project economics for a 15,000 tpa nickel in Fe-Ni product with post-tax Net Present Value at 8...
 

Savannah Resources issue 2014 final results

25 Feb 2015 @ 21:06
Financial Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2014 Savannah Resources plc (LSE:SAV) announces its audited financial results for the year ended 31 December 2014. · Transformational move into mineral rich Oman, diversifying commodity and geographic reach – acquired interests in Blocks 4, 5 and 6 copper projects in the Sultanate of Oman, which includes an Indicated and Inferred Mineral...
 

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Supermarket WARS makes PRIME TIME TV Part Two!

02 Mar 2015 @ 10:47

Supermarket articles are proving popular, mainly because practically everyone uses supermarkets! So let’s get into part two of this http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0544k9m/britains-supermarket-revolution-whats-in-it-for-us There are shots inside a Ocado warehouse. Cherry tells us “Exisiting supermarkets rely on their current network to provide a service, whereas Ocado do it from two specialist warehouses.” “A million items are picked and dispatched from this warehouse every day.” Lawrence Hene, Director of Marketing Ocado, states: “They (the big four) have someone walking around the store picking the grocerices”. Ocado seems like quite an efficient operation to me in terms of the way it delivers orders but… “Ocado has invested hundreds of millions into its business, and only started making money last year.” The last time I had a …

 

Hummingbird developing Yanfolila gold project in Mali

01 Mar 2015 @ 11:04
Includes acquisition of Yanfolila gold project Hummingbird Resources, the multi-project gold company, has announced its unaudited financial results for the six months ended 30 November 2014. Operational Highlights: · Completed acquisition of Yanfolila gold project in Mali from Gold Fields Ltd (‘Gold Fields’) in July 2014 · Drilling results reported at the Yanfolila Project ·...
 

Agriterra lay out interim results

01 Mar 2015 @ 11:00
Agriterra Limited, the AIM listed pan-African agricultural company, announces its results for the six months ended 30 November 2014. Chairman’s Statement: The Company continues to work towards its objective of becoming an integrated pan-African agricultural business with a diversified portfolio of products including beef, cocoa and maize. In line with this objective, we remain focussed...
 

Supermarket WARS makes PRIME TIME TV!

28 Feb 2015 @ 09:07
The BBC yesterday broadcast “Britain’s Supermarket Revolution:What’s  in It for Us?” This is probably better value for your licence fee money than most programs they show! Here’s the link http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0544k9m/britains-supermarket-revolution-whats-in-it-for-us The fairly upmarket Cherry Healey was treated to visits to Aldi and Lidl...
 

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