ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Thursday 22 March 2018

Mar 22 2018 @ 07:27

London stocks edged lower in early trade on Thursday as investors shifted their attention to the Bank of England, after the US Federal Reserve hiked rates as expected a day earlier. At 0830 GMT, the FTSE 100 was down 0.3% to 7,019.28, while the pound was flat against the euro at 1.1459 and 0.2% firmer versus the […]


What brought GEICO to its knees before WArren Buffett intervened?

Mar 22 2018 @ 05:58
GEICO lost its way terribly in the early 1970s.  It was dreadfully unprofitable because its managers had pushed revenue without paying sufficient attention to likely future claims.  As was the case in so many insurance firms, the leader’s minds were set on volume of deals, neglecting to think much about long-term profits. It was all […]

Is USD volatility about to return?

Mar 22 2018 @ 05:24
US dollar bulls failed to materialise when it was apparent the Fed are veering towards three hikes this year. Yet even if four hypothetical hikes were presented it remains debatable to how long the bullish reaction would have lasted, considering the brewing trade wars, that ‘pesky’ Mueller probe and twin deficits which cloud the dollar’s upside. […]

Guardian Stockbrokers Key Economic News Thursday 22 March 2018

Mar 22 2018 @ 04:51
The key points from today’s economic news, brought to you by Guardian Stockbrokers. UK CBI trends selling prices slid in March CBI trends selling prices dropped to 18.00 in March, in the UK. CBI trends selling prices had registered a reading of 25.00 in the prior month. UK ILO unemployment rate surprisingly dropped in the […]

Forex in Focus - USD/CAD

Mar 21 2018 @ 11:31
USD/CAD uptrend has paused at key structural levels. With ongoing trade issues, the FOMC and key Canadian data looming large, we take a technical look at this major. Faraday Research offers real time FX and Equity trade signals from qualified analysts. Click here to try us free.

Breaking: eToro Raises $100 Million in Bid to Fund Blockchain Ventures

Mar 21 2018 @ 09:12
eToro, the global social trading and investment platform, announced on Wednesday that it succeeded in raising $100 million in a recent venture round. “We were working on this move for the last few months. Many investors are interested in our growth, mostly thanks to our aggressive penetration to the stocks and crypto markets,” eToro’s CEO […]

Warren Buffett's three virtuous circles at GEICO

Mar 21 2018 @ 08:01
Summary of the deal Deal   GEICO, Government Employees Insurance Company Time 1976 – present Price paid $45.7m for 51%, paid 1976-1980. $2.3bn for the remainder in 1996. Quantity Initially 1.99m convertible preferred shares ($19.42m) and 1.29m common stock ($4.12m) Sale price Still part of Berkshire Hathaway Profit Tens of billions, and counting Berkshire Hathaway […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Wednesday 21 March 2018

Mar 21 2018 @ 07:55
As equity markets in London edged lower at Wednesday’s open, it was all about the high street following full-year numbers from B&Q owner Kingfisher, a profit warning from menswear specialist Moss Bros and updates from Carpetright, SCS and Mothercare. At 0840 GMT, the FTSE 100 was down 0.2% to 7,047.91, with investors erring on the side of caution ahead of key UK jobs data, […]

Guardian Stockbrokers Key Economic News Wednesday 21 March 2018

Mar 21 2018 @ 05:00
The key points from today’s economic news, brought to you by Guardian Stockbrokers. UK house price index rose less than expected in January On an annual basis in the UK, the house price index climbed 4.90% in January, compared to a revised rise of 5.00% in the previous month. Market anticipation was for the house […]

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Tuesday 20 March 2018

Mar 20 2018 @ 07:24
London stocks rose in early trade on Tuesday, with more deal news providing a boost as Fenner agreed to be bought by Michelin, while traders looked ahead to key inflation readings. At 0830 GMT, the FTSE 100 was up 0.4% to 7,071.97, while the pound was up 0.2% against the euro and the dollar at 1.1387 and 1.4051, […]


Annual Forecast for Chevron Corp. (2018)

Mar 13 2018 @ 12:13
Chevron Corp. shares (NYSE:CVX) moved northwards from October 2017, reaching a new peak in January 2018, and then plummeted within the same month. Price has gone far below the lower Trendline as bears hold sway. The market is now very rough and choppy, but the bearish movement is expected to continue, following the current weak […]

Technical Reviews for Gold and Silver (March 2018)

Mar 01 2018 @ 12:33
GOLD (XAUUSD) Dominant Bias: Bearish The market has been showing weakness since last week (price dropped more than 1200 pips last week alone). A bullish attempt was made on February 26, but the attempt was later halted as price dived again, laying more emphasis on the recent bearish bias. Price is intent on going further […]

Technical Reviews for Gold and Silver (February 2018)

Feb 07 2018 @ 04:23
GOLD (XAUUSD) Dominant Bias: Bearish Gold is bearish in the short-term, and bullish in the long-term. The second half of December 2017 was very bullish, and the bullishness continued last month. On February 2, price dropped sharply, bringing about a short-term bearish signal. In spite of effort to push price upwards on February 5, bears […]

Annual Forecast for Gulf Keystone (2018)

Jan 05 2018 @ 09:51
Gulf Keystone stock (LSE:GKP) has assumed a bullish movement, which may translate into something spectacular this year. 4 EMAs are used for this analysis and they are EMAs 10, 20, 50 and 200. The color that stands for each EMA is shown at the top left part of the chart. The EMAs 10, 20 and […]


Daily analysis of major pairs for March 12, 2018

Mar 12 2018 @ 01:04

Daily analysis of USD/CHF for March 12, 2018 USD/CHF There was a commendable bullish effort in this market. The USD/CHF is bullish in the near-term. However, it is neutral in the medium-term and bearish in the long-term. Now, in the short-term, price moved sideways from Monday to Wednesday and then rose on Thursday, becoming bullish. […]


Annual Forecast for Standard Chartered (2018)

Mar 08 2018 @ 23:15
A bearish signal has been generated on Standard Chartered stock (LSE:STAN). Price was bullish from December 2017 to February 2018. However, price has dived recently… It has moved below the EMA 21, and the Williams’ % Range period 20 is now in the oversold region. This a bearish signal in the market.   The outlook […]

Daily analysis of major pairs for March 5, 2018

Mar 04 2018 @ 23:14
Daily analysis of USD/CHF for March 5, 2018 USD/CHF This currency trading instrument is bearish in the long-term, neutral in the short-term, and it is quite choppy at the present. The bearishness in the market has been in place since early November 2017; plus last week was rough. Price rose from the support level at […]

Formal education versus trading skills

Mar 01 2018 @ 21:15
WHY ONLY SORBONNE-EDUCATED, LITERATURE PH.D.S SHOULD CUT YOUR HAIR You get a haircut every few weeks. Everyone does. Men, women, children. Even balding men need a trim occasionally (as I’m finding out, sadly). But what if I told you that you’ve been doing this all wrong? What if I told you that your barber, or […]
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