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  • Financial Literacy

    Full Story | - | 20th October 2017
    (ARTICLE WRITTEN BY MARK VELLA, INVESTMENT MANAGER)I have been opining for a number of years that education on finance is becoming ever more critical in this day and age, not only for investment purposes but .
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  • Markets take break from record-setting

    Full Story | - Junior Trader | 20th October 2017
    US Stocks corrected from recent record highs on Thursday with disappointing corporate earnings and a report that Apple Inc. was dialing back its orders reversing the sentiment that sent benchmark gauges to record highs the .
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  • Markets boosted by earnings

    Full Story | - Junior Trader | 19th October 2017
    U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with major indexes hitting intraday records and the Dow industrials returning above 23,000 as the latest round of corporate earnings continued to support the market. Recent trading has had a .
  • ASML reports 3rd quarter results

    Full Story | - Investment Manager | 19th October 2017
    ASML reported 3rd quarter results yesterday. The results and outlook provide further evidence that capital investment in semiconductor manufacturing is strong. 3rd Quarter revenue was better than the highest industry estimate, however, guidance for the .
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  • Markets Summary with a ‘Win-Win’ Deal

    Full Story | - Trader | 18th October 2017
    European markets closed mostly in the red on Tuesday as investors digested corporate earnings and focused on latest developments in the Catalonia crisis. The Spanish Constitutional Court declared the Catalan referendum law illegal, while Catalan .
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  • Some positive earnings reports

    Full Story | - | 13th October 2017
    (ARTICLE WRITTEN BY RODRICK DUCA, TRADER)Markets in Europe closed flat to higher on Thursday as investors focused on banks' earnings and digested the latest news on Brexit. Earlier, JPMorgan and Citigroup announced their results for .
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  • High Yield (HY) debt and the coupon clip

    Full Story | - Investment Manager | 13th October 2017
    In 2007, all seemed rosy for investors with global markets reaching pre-crisis highs; a golden period indeed whereby investors cheered a rally across all asset classes for quite a while. Whoever thought that those rosy .
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  • Mixed Markets

    Full Story | - Junior Trader | 12th October 2017
    Spanish stocks bounced higher on Wednesday, as worries over the standoff between Catalonia and Madrid subsided as Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy stopped short of suspending Catalonia’s government Wednesday, though starting a process that could lead .