7 ways to spot a Trader from a Faker

Not too long ago, I raised the on going issue concerning ‘STM’s. Being the helpful person I am, I stated that I would release my seven ways to spot a fake STM. So here they are, without further adue, ‘…

WHEN THE CROWD SAY BO(OM) SELECTA!

July 3rd marked a historical day in the American financial markets and probably a very important day in the US economy as it continues it’s road to recovery. Non-farm payrolls which indicate the number of private sector jobs created in…

PROPERTY PRICES – WHERE WILL THEY STOP?

The National House Building Council announced that the number of new build houses built in the UK between from the month of March to May rose by 4% year on year (2013-2014). Within these three months, there was a total…

THE MOST LUCRATIVE GAME IN FOOTBALL

Before you read on ask yourself the following two questions. Would you rather be an unused substitute in the Champions League Final or score the winner in the Championship Playoff final? then ask yourself this which club would you rather…

WHAT’S PSG TO A CITY LIKE ME

There’s a new term which is taking the football world by storm – no it’s not Crystanbul it’s FFP, otherwise known as Financial Fair Play. This week Manchester City rejected the punishment equating to 49 million and a 21 man…

DONALD STERLING : BUSINESS OR PERSONAL?

A leaked conversation between the owner of LA clippers basketball team Donald Sterling and girlfriend/side chick/mistress V Stivano has sent shock waves across the sport and around the world. Mr Sterling who bought the club in 1981 for $12 million…

NIGERIA – GDP OR GREED?

Before I go into my post I’d like to wish the safe return of the 234 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram – this devastating act doesn’t in my opinion seem to be getting the focus that it should be,…

THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY – RETURN OF THE POUND?

The economic outlook of the UK has had an impact on the Foreign Exchange markets. The pound sterling is strengthening against many currencies in both the developed and emerging markets however in this blog I’m going to focus on the…

POUNDLAND – VALUE, QUALITY OR BOTH?

In April the first single price store in Europe had an Initial Public Offering on the London Stock Exchange. Poundland became a public company with an opening share price of 300p per share. There was a lot of demand for…

SEPLAT – KINI BIG DEAL

Oil and gas firm Seplat Petroleum Development Company PLC on the 9th April priced its initial public offering at 210 pence a share, giving it a market capitalisation of £1.14 billion. The firm will be raising just over £300 million…

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