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Our stock market analysis covers significant market movements in the most popular UK shares in the FTSE 100, US stocks in the DJIA, commodities, indices, and currency pairs. It is designed to help you make more informed decisions about what to invest in, what to trade and when to execute currency transactions.

Burberry Share Price Analysis
Analysis
Jackson Wong PhD

Burberry Share Price Still Suffering Despite Economic Optimism

Burberry’s share price has halved over the past year despite rising national wages potentially boosting consumer spending.  The luxury brand now rests around 1,200 just above decade-old support levels that if broken could result in a further move down. UK Nominal Wage Growth Better Than Expected In the UK, wages are rising again. Latest data

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UK Interest Rates
Analysis
Jackson Wong PhD

Bank of England holds policy rate unchanged

The thorny question of what the Bank of England should do with the Base Rate has been answered today. Nothing. According to the BoE monetary meeting report published today, the central bank voted 7-2 to hold the interest rate unchanged at 5.25 percent. This means that the Base Rate has been held at a restrictive

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Tesco Share Price Rise
Analysis
Jackson Wong PhD

Tesco share price rises on firm interest rates & modest inflation levels

Firm interest rates and modest inflation levels have been good for the Tesco (TSCO), share price. The UK’s largest supermarket is one business that is benefitting from the continuing drop in Sterling price levels as it trades at all-time highs. On April 10, UK’s largest grocer posted a 7.2 percent rise in group sales, to

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Barclays (LON:BARC) Share Price Analysis & How To Buy
Analysis
Jackson Wong PhD

Barclays Recovery Resistance & UK Property Prices Holding Up

As the fervour of local elections passed, investors turn their attention back to macroeconomic data. On Tuesday, one of the more important updates to hit the screen concerns property. Specifically, Halifax, the mortgage lender, assessed that the national average house price rose by 1.1 percent on an annual basis. This brings the average house price to

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Google Dividends
Analysis
Jackson Wong PhD

What Google’s dividend means for investors

Google is about to pay dividends to its shareholders. Is this a bad thing for the Alphabet share price and future growth of the company? From the perspective of growth shareholders, this may not be such a bad thing. For one, the Google is not borrowing heavily to pay this cash disbursement. Two, these dividends

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Defensive Investing
Analysis
Jackson Wong PhD

Defensive Investing In Times of Economic Turbulence

One of the first things investors learn about the markets is to separate cyclical and defensive sectors. Cyclical stocks, they are told, behave like economic cycles. Up they go when the business cycle swings up. Down they crash on recessions. Meanwhile, defensive stocks will not go out of fashion. Their earnings are stable (sort of)

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