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Tesco Believes "Every Little Helps"

Mar 12 2014 @ 11:22
It has been barely more than a fortnight since I last wrote about Tesco (LSE:TSCO). At that time – 25 February to be exact, Tesco’s share price was at 335.00. It has since declined 313.45, a loss of 2.2% on the day and a loss of 6.6% over the last two weeks. Oh How The […]

Tethys Petroleum Rises on Kazakhstan Well

Mar 07 2014 @ 10:27
Tethys Petroleum (LSE:TPL); (TSX:TPL) is certainly not be the biggest oil and gas exploration company. It also is certainly not the only company engaged in exploration and production in central Asian¬†republics that were formerly members of the Soviet Union. However, it is currently the only independent exploration and production company operating in more than one […]

GSK's Witty Response to Executive Bonuses

Feb 28 2014 @ 13:28
GlaxoSmithKline (LSE:GSK) may be one of the most interesting stocks to watch on the London Stock Exchange. It has certainly endured its fair share of bumps and bruises of late, especially with the scandals in China generating publicity and causing a loss of revenues in country. Yesterday GSK released its annual report for the year […]

Will Standard Life Take the Low Road?

Feb 27 2014 @ 12:31
Sources close to David Nish, CEO of Standard Life (LSE:SL.)have reported hearing him sing a new version of an old song behind his closed office doors of late. Today, he sang his song in public on the occasion of the publication of the company’s full year’s results for 2013.¬†Standard’s share price fell by 1.17% today […]

Tesco Turns Ups Transformation Tempo

Feb 25 2014 @ 09:37
As I begin this article we are just a few minutes away from a 2:00 pm Investor and Analyst Seminar presented by Tesco (LSE:TSCO) executives, outlining the company’s strategic priorities for “Winning in the new era of retail.” The presentation will be led by CEO Philip Clarke, UK Managing Director Chris Bush, Group Multichannel Director […]

RBS - The Slaughter of the Innocents?

Feb 21 2014 @ 11:44
The headlines are ablaze this morning perpetuating a rumor that RBS (LSE:RBS) will announce next Thursday (27 February) that it will be slashing 30,000 jobs. I initially ignored the hype as a basis for a story today for three reasons: It’s still only a rumor The rumor is spreading like wildfire I’ve got one eye […]

Is Lloyds Defining a New Normal?

Feb 14 2014 @ 10:18
According to CEO Antonia Horta-Osorio, Lloyds Banking Group (LSE:LLOY) is now back to normal. We can’t be sure whether he said that in his lengthy commentary in the group’s 2013 final results to calm investors about the status of the bank or about the size of his bonus. Whatever he meant, it probably hasn’t been […]

I Don't Want to Write About Barclays!

Feb 11 2014 @ 11:17
That’s right! I don’t want to write about Barclays (LSE:BARC)! You probably think that means that Mr. Chambers is making me do it. That is simply not the case. I don’t want to write about Barclays because everyone else is writing about Barclays today. I don’t want to write about Barclays because they are a […]

ARM Holding Strong Despite One-Off Charges

Feb 04 2014 @ 11:46
The share price of ARM Holdings (LSE:ARM) fell sharply today on the London Exchange after filing what I thought was a rather strong report for the final quarter of FY2013. The ARM share price dropped 7.85% to 857.00 approaching the final hour of trading. Is it just me, or does it seem like investors are […]

Randgold Slips on Investor Reaction to Inane Report

Feb 04 2014 @ 10:10
After closing yesterday at its highest point since 20 November 2013 Randgold’s share price (LSE:RRS) has slipped by 111.00 pence , a drop of 2.49% from yesterday’s close of 4456, during the first half of the day. Frankly, this is absurd. It would appear that the drawback was initiated by an inane reporter’s description of […]
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