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THE TIPSTER NEW SHARES PLACING LIFTS SAINSBURY'S

PHARMACEUTICAL company GlaxoSmithKline will report its second quarter results on Wednesday and so far this year the stock has only risen 11 per cent since its March low of around &pound;10, whereas the FTSE 100 has rallied some 24 per cent. Wednesday&rsquo;s figures might give the drug maker the boost it so badly needs. Capital Spreads quotes a rolling price of 1,119.9-1,121.6p.<br /><br />London-listed oil explorer Heritage Oil is currently the subject of a potential bid interest from Royal Dutch Shell with a price of 700p per share being rumoured &ndash; the stocks is currently trading at 498p. Heritage recently had a large oil find in Kurdistan and its $6bn merger with Turkish Genel should give it the means to export the oil. IG Index is quoting 501-506.5p on its December spread.<br /><strong><br />POSITIVE ANNOUNCEMENTS</strong><br />Another oil exploration company looking positive at the moment is Tullow Oil, whose shares rose 10 per cent last week following a series of positive announcements including gaining approval from the government of Ghana to undertake major production in the West African country in late 2010. <br /><br />Long-term holders of the stock are staying in, expecting the good news to continue. Spreadex has a December-based contract with a spread of 967-975.4p.<br /><br />Two broker upgrades ahead of Cadbury&rsquo;s first half results this week see the once unloved sweet manufacturer returning to favour. <br /><br />Analysts are expecting it to reassure the market and the share price to accelerate towards former late January resistance at 590p plus. IG Index is quoting a September spread of 548.9-551.6p.<br /><br />Infrastructure software firm Autonomy Corporation saw shares fall sharply last week after what &ndash; at least on the face of it &ndash; appeared excellent results. <br /><br />But the fall was down to a negative reaction by the market to its cautious outlook. However, spread betters have seen this as being overdone and have been profiting from this buying the stock on the dip.<br /><br />ShortsandLongs.com has a rolling spread of 1,205.7p-1,209.3p.