Economics & Markets

Market Failure?

Market Failure?

3 mins. to read

One of the key things in trading is to be able to anticipate what may happen, because preparation is everything. Not every signal will develop into an expected outcome, but once they start lining up you can be increasingly more confident that something is going to happen. We’ve been in a bull market for some…

Tuesday’s Master Investor Market Report

Tuesday’s Master Investor Market Report

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The FTSE 100 fell 103.47 points to 6,432.21. The FTSE 250 tumbled 230.35 points to 17,212.93. The FTSE All Share decreased by 28.49 points to 3,573.98. The FTSE AIM All Share finished 8.25 points lower at 750.26. Chinese shares dropped once more despite the Government acting to support prices. Brokerages and mutual funds were encouraged…

Monday’s Master Investor Market Report

Monday’s Master Investor Market Report

2 mins. to read

The FTSE 100 fell 50.10 points to 6,535.68. The FTSE 250 tumbled 170.18 points to 17,443.28. The FTSE All Share decreased by 28.49 points to 3,573.98. The FTSE AIM All Share finished 5.82 points lower at 758.15. Greece voted to reject the latest EU proposal on Sunday, despite the offer having already expired as the…

Sweden is Heading Towards Disaster

Sweden is Heading Towards Disaster

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Following the Leader It is always entertaining to listen to European officials speaking in a placid tone as if everything were under control. Greece is on the brink of leaving the Euro; austerity policies have wrecked a few peripheral economies; debt levels are higher than before the financial crisis; and output growth is languishing. But…

Thursday’s Master Investor Market Report

Thursday’s Master Investor Market Report

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– The FTSE 100 rose 21.88 points to 6,630.47. – The FTSE 250 slipped 31.03 points to 17,686.02. – The FTSE All Share rose 8.75 points to 3,624.49. – The FTSE AIM All Share finished 0.47 points lower at 761.45. Nationwide said that the rate of annual house price growth hit a two-year low in…

Tuesday’s Master Investor Market Report

Tuesday’s Master Investor Market Report

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– The FTSE 100 fell 99.50 points to 6,520.98. – The FTSE 250 rose 3.17 points to 17,531.50. – The FTSE All Share tumbled by 43.65 points to 3,570.58. – The FTSE AIM All Share finished 0.55 points higher at 755.68. The Office for National Statistics revised GDP growth figures upwards for the first three…

BIS Warns on Global Distortions

BIS Warns on Global Distortions

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Painkillers can help you dull the pain when recovering from an unhealthy condition to a healthy one. But when you use too much of them for a prolonged time, increasing the daily dose to unsafe levels until they miraculous cure your unhealthy condition, you may end up killing something (but not the pain). The same…

Monday’s Master Investor Market Report

Monday’s Master Investor Market Report

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– The FTSE 100 fell 123.39 points to 6,630.31. – The FTSE 250 sank 267.79 points to 17,554.54. – The FTSE All Share tumbled 64.48 points to 3,619.16. – The FTSE AIM All Share finished 13.54 points lower at 755.00. Dixons Carphone (DC.) saw its shares drop by 9.1p to 456.6p amidst fears that its…

Friday’s Master Investor Market Report

Friday’s Master Investor Market Report

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– The FTSE 100 fell 48.82 points to 6,759.00. – The FTSE 250 sank 116.14 points to 17,828.74. – The FTSE All Share decreased by 25.44 points to 3,686.19. – The FTSE AIM All Share finished 3.74 points lower at 770.32. Chinese shares dropped by over 7% today as sentiment was hit by fears that…