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PRIIPS and US based ETF’s

IMPORTANT Because of the new PRIIPS EU regulation you may not be able to trade some ETF's via Interactive Brokers such as SPY SH, XLF etc... I've been onto IB and they are working on some compliance issues in order to open up the ETF's to retail clients. They have not...

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Bond Yields continue to rise

Bond Yields continue to rise, but what does this mean for the stock market? Below you will see a chart of the US 10 year government bond. On Thursday it broke through its previous resistance levels to 3.11% and settled at 3.07% on Friday.  Why are Bond...

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Oil Prices reach a 52 week high

Oil Prices have just reached a 52 week high. What stocks are set to benefit from this? Brent Crude has risen from a 52 week low of $46.88 to a 52 week high of $72.30. That's an increase of 54% in oil prices in the past year. It appears that...

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S&P 500 chart of the day and fundamentals

S&P 500 Chart (May 3rd 2018) The S&P 500 is getting wedged! The chart above is a 3 month chart of the SPY etf. The blue line represents the 200 day moving average and the two black lines are support and resistance trend lines. What we have above is...

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S&P 500, is it time to buy or sell?

S&P 500 Recap Week ending April 13th 2018: As you can see from the chart below the S&P 500 finished the week higher. Earnings season kicked off in earnest towards the end of the week with some of the big financials reporting on Friday. They all came in ahead...

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Stock Market Falls, is it time to buy or sell stocks?

Stocks Market falls, is it time to sell or time to buy stocks? With the Stock Market falling almost 10% in less than a week, investors are left wondering what happened? Is it time to buy more stocks or is it time to sell? The global economy looks good, inflation is...

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Investing in the Stock Market During Retirement

Investing in the stock market during retirement Investing in the stock market during retirement is exciting and rewarding. But it is not for everyone. Here are the five things that you should consider when investing in the stock market during retirement: Lifestyle...

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How to Invest in the Stock Market?

How to Invest in the Stock Market? You can download your FREE e-book on learning How to Invest in the Stock Market. But here are 5 rules to investing in the stock market to get you started: Rule 1: Diversify Risk........ Spread the risk around stocks from different...

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Bank of Ireland Reverse Stock Split

In July 2017 Bank of Ireland have received approval to to complete a 1:30 reverse stock split. What does this mean for the shareholder? Every 30 shares that an investor owns will be replaced by just 1 share. Does that mean that I have lost money? In short, No. The...

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