Braemar Shipping Services – a Modified price earnings ratio share

24 Mar 2017 @ 15:57

Braemar Shipping Services (LSE:BMS) is having a hard time in some of its business areas resulting in lowered profits. For example, it offers consultancy to oil and gas explorers, who are not doing much exploration these days. The slump in profits does not mean it has fallen into losses. Indeed, it has an impressive record […]

 

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Friday 24 March 2017

24 Mar 2017 @ 10:20
London open: Stocks little changed; Smiths Group rallies on results London stocks were little changed in early trade on Friday following a slightly negative close in the US, where a key vote on a healthcare bill was postponed. At 0830 GMT, the FTSE 100 was flat at 7,339.09. On Thursday, the US congressional vote on […]
 

Strong UK retail sales pushes pound even higher

24 Mar 2017 @ 09:28
Strong retail data saw the pound jump higher against its major peers on Thursday. GBP/EUR hit a three week high of €1.1614 thanks to 0.5% gains, while GBP/USD rose to $1.2521; its best level in almost four weeks. Weakness in the Australian dollar allowed GBP/AUD exchange rates to charge 0.7% higher to A$1.6411 – the […]
 

Guardian Stockbrokers Key Economic News Friday 24 March 2017

24 Mar 2017 @ 08:15
The key points from today’s economic news, brought to you by Guardian Stockbrokers. UK retail sales rose more than expected in February In February, on a YoY basis, retail sales registered a rise of 3.70% in the UK, more than market expectations for a rise of 2.60%. In the prior month, retail sales had recorded […]
 

Faraday Research: Where Next for the FTSE 100?

23 Mar 2017 @ 16:56
Investor sentiment and equity markets have tumbled as of late. The risk-off move and subsequent shift to defensives as well as safe haven currencies has resulted in the FTSE 100 falling over 100 points from Wednesday’s highs and US stocks recording their first 1% daily decline in 109 sessions. Although no precise catalyst for this […]
 

Who leads the oil market now?

23 Mar 2017 @ 14:23
Oil prices dropped by 10% last week, with the news of the North American production being stronger than expected. This news triggered the oil market’s price volatility. The volatility of the international oil markets fell from September 2016 to January 2017. The expected output cuts from OPEC countries including Russia caused the expectancy of crude […]
 

Pound steady as Article 50 trigger date approaches

23 Mar 2017 @ 11:37
Although we’re now only six days away from the long-awaited activation of Article 50, the pound is proving resilient and its best levels of the week could be yet to come. Sterling edged slightly lower yesterday as excitement over the inflation surge eased. However, GBP largely returned to opening levels before the close of the […]
 

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Thursday 23 March 2017

23 Mar 2017 @ 10:42
London open: Stocks nudge lower ahead of retail sales data London stocks nudged a little lower in early trade as investors eyed the release of UK retail sales data, amid ongoing worries about Donald Trump’s economic plans. At 0830 GMT, the FTSE 100 was down 0.2% to 7,310.65, while the FTSE 250 was marginally up […]
 

ActivTrades Signs HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter

23 Mar 2017 @ 09:43
ActivTrades is the first finance broker to sign the HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter, which supports gender diversity in the financial services industry. Created in March 2016, the Charter has gathered the support of over 120 leading financial organisations including Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse and Barclays Bank. The Charter encourages businesses within the sector […]
 

ActivTrades Wins ADVFN International Award

23 Mar 2017 @ 09:34
ActivTrades has won the ADVFN International Financial Awards 2017 in the category of best online trading services. The panel judged award, now in its third year, recognises and celebrates the best of breed products and services from across the financial industry, both nationally and internationally. ActivTrades’ Marketing Director, Alessandro Gho said “ActivTrades is pleased to […]
 

MINING, OIL AND GAS

Who leads the oil market now?

23 Mar 2017 @ 14:23
Oil prices dropped by 10% last week, with the news of the North American production being stronger than expected. This news triggered the oil market’s price volatility. The volatility of the international oil markets fell from September 2016 to January 2017. The expected output cuts from OPEC countries including Russia caused the expectancy of crude […]
 

Monthly Technical Reviews on Gold, Silver and Bitcoin (March 2017)

08 Mar 2017 @ 12:35
GOLD (XAUUSD) Dominant Bias: Bullish Gold trended upwards in January and February 2017. Price topped at 1263.61 on February 27 and then began to pull back. The pullback is significant, (about 4,600-pip movement to the south), but it is not strong enough to override the extant bullish outlook on the market, unless price pulls back […]
 

Monthly Forecasts for CFDs (March 2017)

02 Mar 2017 @ 00:34
AUS200 Dominant bias: Bullish While this market went bearish in January, it went bullish in February. In the context of an uptrend, price was corrected last week, and then started March on a bullish note. The outlook on the market is bullish, and there is a possibility that the resistance lines at 5775.00 and 5800.00 […]
 

Overview on OPEC's Production Cut Decision

22 Feb 2017 @ 13:20
As we already know, the OPEC members have finally agreed to cut production in November; followed with the non-OPEC countries in December 2016. For the moment, the deal is valid for six months but there is more supply in the world than the oil itself, evidently effecting the oil prices. For this reason, the agreement […]
 

GLOBAL NEWS

Weekly Trading Forecasts for Major Pairs (March 27 – 31, 2017)

25 Mar 2017 @ 22:49

Here’s the market outlook for the week: EURUSD Dominant bias: Bullish EURUSD managed to hold out its bullishness last week, in spite of the current short-tern consolidation in the market. Price reached the resistance line at 1.0800 and moved sideways till Friday. Many unsuccessful attempts were made to overcome the resistance line at 1.0800, but […]

 

Who leads the oil market now?

23 Mar 2017 @ 14:23
Oil prices dropped by 10% last week, with the news of the North American production being stronger than expected. This news triggered the oil market’s price volatility. The volatility of the international oil markets fell from September 2016 to January 2017. The expected output cuts from OPEC countries including Russia caused the expectancy of crude […]
 

Investors’ interest in gold peaked.

22 Mar 2017 @ 11:22
Since the FEDs increase in benchmark rate by 25 basis points last week, the gold prices have reached near the highest level of more than two weeks. In other words, the fall of the US dollar has led to further strength in gold prices. The spot gold fell 0.2% to $1.232.41 per ounce at 3pm […]
 

Where Is The Money?

22 Mar 2017 @ 00:38
One of the frustrating things about being a trend follower is that it takes time to overcome the inertia of a new system, particularly if that system is based upon slightly longer time periods such as weekly data. Part of the frustration that traders encounter is based upon the simple mechanics of how systems work. […]
 
 

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