Buffett's deal to buy into Salomon

Feb 20 2019 @ 03:35

Buffett and Gutfreund developed a friendship while working together on the GEICO deal. In the years that followed they regularly discussed pressing issues on the telephone and in person; even the head of an investment bank needs someone he can trust to quickly grasp an issue or dilemma and help to talk through ideas.  Buffett […]

 

Guardian Stockbrokers Key Economic News Wednesday 20 February 2019

Feb 20 2019 @ 02:56
The key points from today’s economic news, brought to you by Guardian Stockbrokers. Employment in the UK rose in the October-December 2018 period Employment in the UK rose by 167.00 K in the October-December 2018 period, compared to market expectations of an advance of 151.00 K. Employment had recorded a revised gain of 132.00 K […]
 

Warren Buffett's investment in Salomon: a rare error of judgement

Feb 19 2019 @ 08:28
The Salomon case study is fascinating because it is probably the most significant failure of Warren Buffett’s career.  That’s not to say he didn’t make some money on it – so the failure does not lie there.  This is a failure of analysis of the culture he bought into.  Buffett invested in a sector he […]
 

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Tuesday 19 February 2019

Feb 19 2019 @ 08:19
London open: HSBC a heavy weight on FTSE, but Greggs on a roll London stocks had another subdued start on Tuesday ahead of jobs data, the reopening of Wall Street after the long weekend and after results from HSBC disappointed. The FTSE 100 index dropped 26 points or 0.4% to 7,193.49 after more than half […]
 

Guardian Stockbrokers Key Economic News Tuesday 19 February 2019

Feb 19 2019 @ 02:22
The key points from today’s economic news, brought to you by Guardian Stockbrokers. UK Rightmove house price index rose in February In the UK, the Rightmove house price index advanced 0.70% on a MoM basis, in February. In the prior month, the index had recorded a rise of 0.40%. Japanese Tokyo condominium sales fell in […]
 

Never get complacent with the markets … lesson in humbleness. Dow Jones 32,000 !?

Feb 18 2019 @ 08:36
They tripped me up in December !? After getting the markets right since 2008, I was hoping for a 27,000 ish close in December 2018. Yet they went and did the opposite. Lesson learnt … Never get too complacent about the targets you have … And trusting your intuition beats all analysis.  They had taken […]
 

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Monday 18 February 2019

Feb 18 2019 @ 05:07
London open: Reckitt shines amid slow start to week London stocks got off to an indifferent start on Monday after finishing last week around four-month highs. The FTSE 100 index was down almost 16 points or 0.2% to 7,221.06 after three quarters of an hour of trading at the start of the week. Sterling was […]
 

6 Reasons Why Cryptocurrency Will Dominate The Sports Betting Industry

Feb 18 2019 @ 03:26
Sports wagering is an industry which greatly benefits from cryptocurrency, giving bettors and service providers an evolved method of transferring funds online. In 2019, many players making a wager on Canadian sports betting sites will already be utilizing blockchain technology to place their bets on the biggest sports event of the year. As cryptocurrency continues […]
 

Guardian Stockbrokers Key Economic News Monday 18 February 2019

Feb 18 2019 @ 03:09
The key points from today’s economic news, brought to you by Guardian Stockbrokers. UK Rightmove house price index rose in February The Rightmove house price index in the UK rose 0.70% on a MoM basis, in February. The index had recorded a rise of 0.40% in the prior month. UK retail sales advanced more than […]
 

ADVFN Morning London Market Report: Friday 15 February 2019

Feb 15 2019 @ 04:29
London open: Stocks steady ahead of retail sales data; RBS gains after results London stocks were steady in early trade on Friday as investors mulled the Commons’ rejection of Theresa May’s latest Brexit deal and eyed the release of UK retail sales data. At 0820 GMT, the FTSE 100 was flat at 7,194.90, while the […]
 

MINING, OIL AND GAS

Eurasian Mining shoots skywards

Nov 21 2018 @ 21:04
Eurasian Mining stock (LSE:EUA) has shot skyward, following a recent protracted ranging phase, which essentially became a base. The bullish breakout was so strong that it has generated a clean “buy” signal. The ADX period 14 is above the level 40, meaning that the momentum in the market is heavy. The DM+ is far above […]
 

A downwards trend should continue on Nu-Oil & Gas

Oct 23 2018 @ 12:24
Nu-Oil & Gas shares (LSE:NUOG) are supposed to resume its downwards journey, following the current consolidation. This is another classical example of calm before storm. Price has consolidated so far this year, except in June, when a bearish movement was briefly witnessed. Since September 2018, a form of consolidation to the downside has also been […]
 

Technical Reviews for Gold and Silver (September 2018)

Sep 08 2018 @ 07:27
GOLD (XAUUSD) Dominant Bias: Bearish Gold is a bear market. In August price dipped by over 6000 pips, reaching around the support level of 1160.00 (a support level). From there, price moved upwards by 5000 pips and then moved sideways till the end of the month. All this happened in the context of a downtrend; […]
 

The Realities of Trading (Confidential)

Sep 01 2018 @ 07:37
Do you want to be a successful trader? Then you need to unlock your potential and develop the right habits and routines. Experience shows that people want to keep doing what they are doing, while expecting different results. In trading, that means they carry on trading in a certain way even when it brings poor […]
 

GLOBAL NEWS

Bitcoin (BTC) Long-term Price Analysis – February 17

Feb 17 2019 @ 11:05

BTCUSD Long-term Trend – Ranging   • Distribution territories: $4,500, $5,000, $5,500 • Accumulation territories: $2,500, $2,000, $1,500   Bitcoin’s price has been ranging in the last few trading sessions. The cryptocurrency has essentially been seeing various lower lows and lower highs, around the $3,500 mark, since January 11.   The cryptocurrency’s 50-day SMA is […]

 

XRP Price Analysis – February 12

Feb 12 2019 @ 12:51
XRPUSD Medium-term Trend: Bearish   • Resistance Levels: $0.56, $0.58, $ 0.60 • Support Levels: $0.29, $0.27, $0.25   On February 8, the XRP price made some bullish gains but thereafter the price pulled back to the low of $0.30. The downward correction has made the crypto’s price fall into the bearish trend zone. The […]
 

Bitcoin (BTC) Long-term Price Analysis – February 10

Feb 10 2019 @ 07:39
BTCUSD Long-term Trend – Ranging     • Distribution territories: $4,500, $5,000, $5,500 • Accumulation territories: $2,500, $2,000, $1,500   The price of Bitcoin has been seeing the $3,500 support keep on holding its price since January 11. After it was breached southwards the cryptocurrency notably sprung up, an impact reflect in most cryptocurrencies on […]
 

Annual Forecast for IBM (2019)

Feb 10 2019 @ 04:04
IBM shares (NYSE:RBS) have also started moving northwards in recent times and it would also recover some of the losses sustained in the last several months. Price is above the EMA 21, which supports the bullishness in the market. The Williams’ % Range period 20 is in the overbought region, which means the bullish momentum […]
 
 
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