Prospects For Sterling Negative Say Analysts (March 7, 2018)

Asset managers warn of possible further fall in Pound – The strength of the pound may be challenged more, as the outlook for the Brexit negotiations look anything but stable, according to Europe’s largest asset manager. Didier Borowski, who heads up macroeconomic research at asset manager Amundi, has published a research note reminding us that […]

HSBC Announce Large Yearly Profits (March 1, 2018)

HSBC announce increased profits for 2017. HSBC has announced pre-tax profits of $17.2bn (£12.3bn) for 2017 and say the growth has been primarily fuelled by its expansion in Asia. These figures represent a rise of 141% on the $7.1bn profits announced for 2016. It has to be said the figures for 2016 did include a […]

XRP Cryptotokens and Ripple find momentum (February 27, 2018)

XRP Cryptotokens and Ripple soar high. Ripple is a new cryptocurrency and fast speed digital payment rail which is challenging Bitcoin’s dominance and is actively working with global banks and payment providers to provide faster international money transactions. The system provides a high-speed borderless payment mechanism which uses the company’s Ripplenet enterprise solution to transfer […]

Lloyds Deal Blow To Bitcoin (February 20, 2018)

Lloyds Banking Group bans the purchase of Bitcoin by credit card The Lloyds Banking Group has banned its customers from buying Bitcoin with any group-issued credit card. The move comes amid widespread concerns about the slump in price of the cryptocurrency and Lloyds Group has stated that it does not wish customers to experience unaffordable […]

Amazon Profits Prompt Further Growth (February 18, 2018)

Amazon.com Inc has reported corporate profits of almost $2 billion, which are the biggest in its history to date. The online retailing giant won millions of additional customers to its rapid-shipment and entertainment Prime scheme just in time for Christmas, and it benefited from new US tax laws. Share Price Spike On the announcement of […]

Changing Regulatory Picture (February 14, 2018)

Binary investment brands have been under the spotlight from investors and regulators alike recently. With the FCA’s publication of a long list of unlicensed firms, smart money is wondering whether to look somewhere else for anything like the type of returns binaries can bring. FCA Back ESMA As part of the ESMA initiative, the British […]

US Stocks Set For Decade Of Growth (January 25, 2018)

Wall Street analyst suggests US stocks set for decade of growth. The Wall Street analyst Tom Lee has said that he expects the US stock market to continue riding high for another 11 years. Lee’s prediction is based on the analysis of economic data which suggests the US economy is in the middle of the global […]

CRISPR Fund Offers Specific Opportunity (January 19, 2018)

CRISPR is a new biotech phenomenon, which has the potential to grant professionals the ability to alter or edit DNA structures. The process has huge implications, from eliminating certain diseases and world hunger, to amending physical appearance of creating renewable energy sources. The developments have the biomedicine world buzzing. As far back as 2015, publications […]

Bright New Dawn Of FCA Regulation (January 16, 2018)

2018 saw binary options regulation fall under the remit of the Financial Conduct Authority for the first time. In less than three weeks, the regulator has shown the industry it is willing to play an active role in cleaning up the sector by publishing the FCA Unauthorised Firms list. After a scathing letter to CFD […]

Stock Rally To Continue In 2018 (January 10, 2018)

Last Year’s stock market rally predicted to continue in 2018 Last year’s stock rally has generated some healthy returns for those investors who were in play. Of course many will have missed out, but according to Richard Bernstein, there is no need for regret or anguish. Bernstein expects the rise in equities to continue well […]

Volkswagen Share Price Set Fair for 2018 (January 2, 2018)

Volkswagen expected to post excellent 2017 results, boosting the share price in Q1 of 2018 The chief executive of Volkswagen, Matthias Mueller, has announced the company will post excellent group results for 2017, helped by a surge in vehicle sales and cuts in spending. The popularity of the car manufacturer with motorists seems to have […]

Two Sides Of The Crypto Coin (December 27, 2017)

The buzz around Bitcoin is almost deafening, but where does the cryptocurrency phenomenon head next? Here we present the views of two parties with strong opinions either way. Whether it helps settle the debate, or simply clouds the issue even further, you decide! Case For Growth: Gold 2.0 says Cameron Winklevoss Cameron Winklevoss, the world’s first […]

FED Rate Rise Halts Dollar Rally (December 21, 2017)

US Dollar slips as Fed raises interest rates The US Dollar’s recent rally came to an end, as the Federal Reserve’s long-expected decision to raise interest rates by 0.25% was announced, falling back to pre-7 December levels on Wednesday against a basket of six other leading currencies, including the GBP and EUR. Investors had been […]

Financial Stocks To Watch In 2018 (December 16, 2017)

JPMorgan tips BlackRock, Charles Schwab, and KeyCorp as Best Financial Stocks for 2018 – The giant Wall Street investment bank JPMorgan has offered a positive assessment of the outlook for financial stocks in 2018. The firm expects financial stocks to continue their rise, and build upon late 2017’s trend in upward momentum. Financial Stocks Advice […]

Stocks Benefitting From Blockchain Tech (December 10, 2017)

Blockchain Stocks get Midas touch. It’s become somewhat of a market cliché that when a firm goes near something blockchain related – or is even rumoured to – its stock suddenly shoots up. It’s not uncommon for its stock to rise before it even enters the field. Riot Blockchain Inc., formerly Bioptix Inc. is just one […]

Anti Corruption Purge Boosts Oil (December 4, 2017)

Oil prices hit 2-year high following Saudi anti-corruption measures Oil has hit its highest levels for two years as markets tightened amid an anti-corruption purge by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince. Brent Futures Reach Two-year High Brent futures LCOc1 prices were as high as $62.90 per barrel in the last week, the highest level achieved since […]

Brexit Negotiations remain key for Sterling (November 29, 2017)

Sterling has had a rocky few months. After dropping immediately after the Brexit vote, it has swung significantly in recent weeks following various pieces of news and rumours surrounding the Brexit negotiations. It looks increasingly possible that the European Council could declare that insufficient progress has been made when they meet to discuss Brexit in […]

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