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2019 Articles

August was awful for stocks, but September could be worse
August was awful for stocks, but September could be worse
Trade tensions caused havoc for global stocks, making August only the second month of 2019 where the market closed lower. But September [...]
September 4, 2019
After blaming MPs for Brexit delay, Theresa May seeks Article 50 extension in Brussels
After blaming MPs for Brexit delay, Theresa May seeks Article 50 extension in Brussels
If Brexit were a Netflix original series it would be considered one of the greatest dramas ever produced. The enormous [...]
March 21, 2019
US jobs growth flattens, but is the headline the whole story?
US jobs growth flattens, but is the headline the whole story?
US hiring stalled in February, according to the latest non-farm payrolls report. The economy added just 20,000 jobs last month, [...]
March 8, 2019
Parliament gets Brexit votes: Pound hits $1.33, FTSE 100 comes off 7,200
Parliament gets Brexit votes: Pound hits $1.33, FTSE 100 comes off 7,200
Just as it seemed Theresa May was on track to appease the hard-line Brexiters in her party, it’s now the [...]
March 1, 2019
Daimler, BMW to launch Uber rival as Lyft races toward IPO
Daimler, BMW to launch Uber rival as Lyft races toward IPO
The conversation around ride-hailing has this year centred on Lyft and Uber – the two tech unicorns racing to list [...]
February 22, 2019
What does the year of the pig hold for stocks? History has some clues
What does the year of the pig hold for stocks? History has some clues
Chinese stock markets are currently on holiday, with traders and consumers off celebrating the arrival of the Year of the [...]
February 8, 2019
Cable stabilises above £1.30 support, but the Brexit storm is far from over
Cable stabilises above £1.30 support, but the Brexit storm is far from over
The UK parliament yesterday voted against officially blocking a no deal Brexit, but also forced Theresa May to return to [...]
January 30, 2019
Will 2019 be the year gold regains its shine?
Will 2019 be the year gold regains its shine?
Gold had a mixed year in 2018, quickly peaking around $1,366 in January, but falling as low as $1,160 by [...]
January 28, 2019
Uber, Lyft, Airbnb: Unicorn IPOs are coming in 2019
Uber, Lyft, Airbnb: Unicorn IPOs are coming in 2019
2019 is set to be an exciting year for IPOs. Some of the biggest floats in history are planned over [...]
January 18, 2019
Bank earnings the next big threat to Buffett’s portfolio after Apple profit warning?
Bank earnings the next big threat to Buffett’s portfolio after Apple profit warning?
Warren Buffett may invest for the long haul, but surely any money manager must wince at the thought of losing [...]
January 14, 2019
Ethereum hard fork: Just a temporary distraction from the crypto gloom
Ethereum hard fork: Just a temporary distraction from the crypto gloom
Ethereum has started 2019 on strong form. Its native Ether cryptocurrency gained 10 per cent in the first week of January, [...]
January 7, 2019
Commodity 2019 outlook: Will global growth slowdown force more OPEC production cuts?
Commodity 2019 outlook: Will global growth slowdown force more OPEC production cuts?
Oil prices steadily climbed during 2018 as the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ (OPEC) agreed production cuts helped stem [...]
January 7, 2019