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UK Oil & Gas: Exhaustion gap reversal could lead back to 1.2p

UK Oil & Gas: Exhaustion gap reversal could lead back to 1.2p

By Zak Mir

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Having been something of a disappointment to traders and investors in the past, I wonder whether UK Oil & Gas (LON:UKOG) is set for a reboot not only in the fundamentals, but also in sentiment… It has been in intriguing year to date for UK Oil & Gas, the south of England focused explorer. For…

Three wheels on May’s wagon…

Three wheels on May’s wagon…

By Victor Hill

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Campaigning resumes today in the British general election after three days of self-imposed reflection following the abominable events in Manchester last Monday night. Those who thought that it was a one horse race are in for a shock. According to a You.Gov poll last night the Tory lead over Labour is down to five percent.…

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We must be mad, literally mad

We must be mad, literally mad

By Evil Knievil

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Acacia (LON:ACA) is down again this morning as the market further digests the Tanzanian government’s ban on exports by ACA. The government claims that ACA is understating its exports by a factor of ten. This is so improbable a figure upon which to alight that the use of it means that the Tanzanians wish to…

Tilting the odds in one’s favour

Tilting the odds in one’s favour

By Evil Knievil

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This is really serious investment material and not for flebsters:   You enter tomorrow Wednesday’s Lotto online. You will need to register on the National Lottery site.   The problem is to devise, say, 2,000 different entries using numbers 32 to 59. I think it is £1 an entry. But you can look it up.…

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Higher inflation makes Pennon a must-have stock

Higher inflation makes Pennon a must-have stock

By Robert Stephens, CFA

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A higher rate of inflation could be a game changer for UK income investors. In recent years, it has been at relatively low levels, and this has made it fairly straightforward to generate a positive real dividend yield (i.e. after inflation has been deducted). Now, though, inflation is at 2.7% and is forecast to move…

Rooplay: the “Netflix of Games”

Rooplay: the “Netflix of Games”

By Master Investor

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Master Investor: Hi Jason and thanks for taking the time to speak with Master Investor. Rooplay has been dubbed “the Netflix of Games”. As CEO at Rooplay Media, can you give our readers a little background on the product and the opportunities that Rooplay is looking to take advantage of? Jason Williams: Rooplay is a…

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UK Oil & Gas: Exhaustion gap reversal could lead back to 1.2p

UK Oil & Gas: Exhaustion gap reversal could lead back to 1.2p

By Zak Mir

1 mins. to read

Having been something of a disappointment to traders and investors in the past, I wonder whether UK Oil & Gas (LON:UKOG) is set for a reboot not only in the fundamentals, but also in sentiment… It has been in intriguing year to date for UK Oil & Gas, the south of England focused explorer. For…

Innovaderma: Clearance of 275p opens up 500p technical target

Innovaderma: Clearance of 275p opens up 500p technical target

By Zak Mir

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It is not always a good idea to keep hiking price targets on stocks and markets. However, in the case of Innovaderma (LON:IDP) this would appear to be the way to go for now. It may be said that the only really bad part of the Innovaderma experience in the recent past was the pullback/flushout…

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Three wheels on May’s wagon…

Three wheels on May’s wagon…

By Victor Hill

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Campaigning resumes today in the British general election after three days of self-imposed reflection following the abominable events in Manchester last Monday night. Those who thought that it was a one horse race are in for a shock. According to a You.Gov poll last night the Tory lead over Labour is down to five percent.…

A New Foundation for American Greatness?

A New Foundation for American Greatness?

By Filipe R Costa

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The budget document is unrealistic… Investors have been anxiously waiting for Trump’s budget proposals, to see if the fiscal shock they have been waiting for has any chance of materialising into a real deal. A big step came on Tuesday, when the government presented its budget for the 2018-2027 period. But, as with everything else…

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Does Mariana’s merger with Sandstorm Gold stack up?

Does Mariana’s merger with Sandstorm Gold stack up?

By John Cornford

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Among the four main ways to make money from mining gold or silver – exploration, development, streaming or financing a mine – it is streaming (or royalties) that can often be by far the most profitable. I showed in my earlier streaming coverage how streamers tended to make much more profit from a mine than…

Berkeley Energia – Another ‘Sirius’ mistake?

Berkeley Energia – Another ‘Sirius’ mistake?

By John Cornford

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Following my recommendation 15 months ago, followers saw Berkeley Energia (LON:BKY) nearly treble by January as more and more commentators jumped aboard and as the company issued a stream of bullish news on progress and prospects for uranium. But the shares are now 20% off their top and perhaps the market is satiated with a…

Funds & Investment Trusts

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The fund offering uncorrelated returns with downside protection

The fund offering uncorrelated returns with downside protection

By Nick Sudbury

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There are not many funds that are capable of delivering decent returns regardless of the wider market, with one of the few exceptions being Crystal Amber (LON:CRS). The £230m investment trust has a very small retail following, although many people will have an exposure to it via the Woodford Equity Income fund as Neil Woodford’s…

Does this fund really deserve its premium rating?

Does this fund really deserve its premium rating?

By Nick Sudbury

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Normally you would expect the best performing investment trusts in a particular segment of the market to trade on the tightest discounts or largest premiums, but there are other factors that can distort the situation. A case in point is the Fundsmith Emerging Equities Trust (LON:FEET), which is run by the controversial Terry Smith. Recent…

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Brexit talks: Expect more unhappy dinner parties and prepare for a market shock

Brexit talks: Expect more unhappy dinner parties and prepare for a market shock

By Victor Hill

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The Brexit talks-about-talks have started badly. What is the chance that there will be no deal at all? Are investors heading for the rapids…? Come dine with me On 26 April Theresa hosted dinner at her well-appointed home in Downing Street for Jean-Claude (a louche Belgian gentleman whom she had met on a caravanning holiday…

An amicable divorce?

An amicable divorce?

By Victor Hill

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Ready. Aim. Fire! The notorious Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon (2007) was “triggered” by the United Kingdom last night when Prime Minister May signed off a historic letter to Donald Tusk, President of the European Council. This was delivered by hand by Sir Tim Barrow, our man in Brussels, at 12:20 BST this afternoon.…