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Our light-hearted take on the world of investing


Reading into Kraft Heinz’s Unilever dalliance

For now, ketchup shampoo remains a pipe dream  Continue reading

Wednesday,15 February 2017

On the primacy of the primary markets

The FCA consults on lowering the bar  Continue reading

Thursday,09 February 2017

The US retreats, the City seeks relief

The likely gutting of Dodd-Frank comes at an awkward time  Continue reading

Wednesday,01 February 2017

Mining deaths: moral hazard or externality?

A trading update from gold miner Polymetal International is a reminder of a particularly ugly side of investing in natural resources  Continue reading

Tuesday,31 January 2017

With the FTSE 100's first reshuffle of the year about a month off, here's a look at the stocks shaping up for potential promotion and demotion.  Continue reading

Thursday,26 January 2017

Companies' digital communications are falling short

Capital market-watchers want the 'what', 'where' and 'how'  Continue reading

Tuesday,24 January 2017

Bovis attracts merger speculation

Is Bovis Homes going up the aisle with another housebuilder, or are the rumours just a wake-up call?  Continue reading

Thursday,19 January 2017

What's the best way to respond to a FTSE 100 winning streak? Ignore it.  Continue reading

Wednesday,18 January 2017

On the eternal return of Fox/Sky

The deal is more likely to go through this time around  Continue reading

Wednesday,11 January 2017

The big short against Shell came unstuck in 2016. Will it pay off this year?

The oil price may be in recovery mode, but investors in London's largest company should still ask whether the sell case stacks up  Continue reading

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