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Feedback: Above 50 day line points as high as 5p

Feedback: Above 50 day line points as high as 5p

By Zak Mir

1 mins. to read

It appeared that for a while there was a degree of negative sentiment associated with medical imaging group Feedback (LON:FDBK), but the background noise now looks to have finally cleared, so to speak. It can be seen from the daily chart of Feedback that we are finally back on the front foot, a point underlined…

Uncertainty to send investors in the direction of Compass

Uncertainty to send investors in the direction of Compass

By Robert Stephens, CFA

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2017 looks set to be a challenging year for investors due to the risks posed by a Trump Presidency and higher inflation. New policies pursued by Trump could lead to greater uncertainty. Higher than expected US interest rates may be a consequence of rising inflation resulting from the US running a larger budget deficit. Similarly,…

Evil Knievel

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Make mine a large one

Make mine a large one

By Evil Knievil

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Apparently, Phil Bentley has decided to effect an external and supposedly independent review of accounting at Mitie (LON:MTO). This is ridiculous since the current auditors have been over matters several times already. So what is really happening is that Phil wants to go a-kitchen-sinking. It will not be pretty. As to what the business’s prospects…

Savour Just Eat’s tasty share price while it lasts

Savour Just Eat’s tasty share price while it lasts

By Evil Knievil

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Just Eat (LON:JE.) at 530p is capitalised at around £3.6bn and has virtually negligible tangible assets. The gap is hope value. And things are currently going swimmingly. But the problem is that there is nothing patented or patentable in this company and, as a result, JE. is eventually wide open to devastating competition. The new…

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Uncertainty to send investors in the direction of Compass

Uncertainty to send investors in the direction of Compass

By Robert Stephens, CFA

5 mins. to read

2017 looks set to be a challenging year for investors due to the risks posed by a Trump Presidency and higher inflation. New policies pursued by Trump could lead to greater uncertainty. Higher than expected US interest rates may be a consequence of rising inflation resulting from the US running a larger budget deficit. Similarly,…

Bargains still to be had in the small cap markets

Bargains still to be had in the small cap markets

By Richard Gill, CFA

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As discussed in my article for January’s edition of Master Investor Magazine, 2016 was a great year for small cap shares. The AIM All-Share rose by an impressive 14.3%, the FTSE Small Cap Index surged by 11% and dozens of individual stocks grew in value by more than 100%. Three stocks even finished the year…

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Feedback: Above 50 day line points as high as 5p

Feedback: Above 50 day line points as high as 5p

By Zak Mir

1 mins. to read

It appeared that for a while there was a degree of negative sentiment associated with medical imaging group Feedback (LON:FDBK), but the background noise now looks to have finally cleared, so to speak. It can be seen from the daily chart of Feedback that we are finally back on the front foot, a point underlined…

Red Rock Resources: 200 day line rebound points to 1.1p

Red Rock Resources: 200 day line rebound points to 1.1p

By Zak Mir

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The latest newsflow regarding Shoat’s Creek reminds us that Red Rock Resources (LON:RRR) is firmly back in favour as far as investors and traders are concerned. The path to shareholder glory for Red Rock Resources is proving to be a long one. One of the highlights for me in the recent past was forgetting the…

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German economic bounce to lift the euro

German economic bounce to lift the euro

By Filipe R Costa

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We are at an important juncture in Europe. In particular, in the eurozone. For the last few years this group of countries has been performing badly both in economic and political terms. Poor decisions combined with a lack of economic and political integration and unfortunate external interference (through terrorism and political manipulation) have led the…

2016: A year in perspective

2016: A year in perspective

By Filipe R Costa

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I wish all our readers a Happy New Year! I hope you all enjoyed the festive period and are now prepared to fasten your seat bells for a market journey that is expected to be even more exciting than 2016. After the Brexit vote, the Trump win, the Indian experiment, and more besides, it’s time…

Commodities

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There’s more to come from the miners in 2017

There’s more to come from the miners in 2017

By John Cornford

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The recovery in mining stocks took many by surprise in 2016. However, despite the renaissance, there is still a heavy weight of opinion against the mining sector. With this in mind, the contrarian in me is optimistic for continued outperformance in 2017. I know my writing here is too intermittent to update readers on investment…

Why 2017 could be BP’s year

Why 2017 could be BP’s year

By Robert Stephens, CFA

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BP is entering a new phase in its history, with it having drawn a line under the costly oil spill of 2010. Its valuation and yield have appeal in my view within a sector that remains generally undervalued. Therefore, I feel that now is the right time to buy BP and that 2017 could be…

Funds & Investment Trusts

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The new fund that aims to provide a secure 6.5% dividend yield

The new fund that aims to provide a secure 6.5% dividend yield

By Nick Sudbury

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December saw the launch of a new closed-ended fund that will make secured, direct loans to small and medium sized companies that are mainly based in the UK. This part of the market is poorly served by the banks and other lenders, which means there is the potential to earn attractive risk-adjusted returns.  RM Secured…

Investment trust picks for 2017

Investment trust picks for 2017

By Nick Sudbury

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Looking back it is hard to believe that 2016 turned out the way it did. Even Mystic Meg would have struggled to predict Brexit and Trump and the impact they have had on the world’s financial markets. Forecasting is always a mug’s game, but analysing the recent performance and its influence on investor sentiment can…

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Escape from the Brexit Labyrinth

Escape from the Brexit Labyrinth

By Victor Hill

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Every school kid now knows that if the British government wants to fulfil the will of the British people expressed last June they have “to trigger” or, “to invoke” Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon (2007). Prime Minister May has stated that she intends to do this before the end of March 2017. Sadly,…

The Pound will recover in time

The Pound will recover in time

By Victor Hill

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Regular readers will know my stance on Brexit. And I voted as I did – after much reflection – well aware of the risk of turbulence ahead. Just as I anticipated that the Pound would descend, not in a linear fashion, but in steps. Until, that is, the end-game becomes clear. In a rational world…