This week's articles 

This week's articles 9 November 2018

This week's articles 9 November 2018

FEATURES

 

The truth about market makers

Private investors often claim the market in small-cap share trading is rigged against them, but is this true? James Norrington sheds light on how this enigmatic industry works

 

Oil at $100: A pipe dream?

As US sanctions on Iran take effect, Neil Wilson asks whether oil is set for a renewed rally back towards $100 or if traders are betting on the market to fall back

 

Investment Trust Portolio: Ports in a storm and inflationary winds

John Baron reminds readers of the importance of appropriate diversification

SEVEN DAYS

Our take on the biggest business stories of the past week

 

NEWS

Persimmon chief ousted after pay furore

Weaker ad sales hit ITV

G4S recovery hopes diminish

Rising wages hit Wetherspoon profits

Catastrophe claims back with a vengeance

Babcock shares drop following downgrade

 

News Spotlight – Superdry founder pushes for return

Economic Outlook – Destined for stagnation, Next Week’s Economics

 

COMMENT

The Editor – Held to account

Simon Thompson – Watkin Jones beds in outperformance,US dollar strength bodes well for Bioquell, MXC cashed up to do deals

Chris Dillow – The benefits of overconfidence, Seasonal markets

Phil Oakley – The problem with profits

Mr Bearbull – Condemned to optimism

The Trader – EU Banks sail through stress tests

 

MONEY

 

Portfolio Clinic – Your portfolio doesn’t match your risk profile

 

TIPS

B&M knows a good deal

Cash in on Bunzl weakness

Uncertain outlook for Tullow

Norcros taps into higher growth

Tap into contrarian opportunities via Jupiter UK Special Situations

 

Tips Updates

William Hill

GlaxoSmithKline

Tyman

Sportech

Forterra

 

FUNDS

 

Scottish Mortgage makes 419% return on private companies

 

Big Theme – Find the right defensive income

 

SHARES

 

Taking Stock – When liquidity goes, fundamentals endure

 

Sector Focus – Investment platforms: is the slowdown here to stay

 

Stock Screens – The 16 momentum stocks bucking October’s drop

 

Results

BT

Draper Esprit

First Derivatives

Imperial Brands

Castleton

Marks and Spencer

Associated British Foods

Dairy Crest

Zoo Digital

Sophos

Connect

 

WEEK AHEAD

 

TAKEOVERS

 

DIRECTORS DEALINGS

 

Ashtead non-exec buys on weakness

SLA chiefs top up

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