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Brexit…..use volatility to your advantage

You may have woken up this morning and wondered what happened??? And of course, the news of the vote for Brexit has caused volatile swings in the financial markets. Currency markets and stock markets crashing globally, pension funds being decimated and so...

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Yellen and Carney to raise rates

Nearly a decade of ultra-low interest rates set to end Chair of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen and the Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney, have both hinted at interest rate hikes in the coming months, as long as the economic climate of the US and UK “behave...

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Apple shares Slump

Why do Apple shares continue to fall? The concern as previously mentioned after Apple’s last earnings report is appearing to take a toll as shares are down 14% since July 20, the day before Apple released its earnings report. Apple (AAPL) has fallen below its 200 day...

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Tesla is losing…is it sustainable

Tesla losing money on every Model S electric sedan For every Model S electric sedan Tesla (TSLA) sells it is losing more than $4000. That doesn’t bode well for the auto manufacturer that burned through $359 million in cash in the second quarter of 2015. Tesla’s shares...

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Oil falls, again.

Oil falls to lowest level in the last six years On Thursday the 13th of July, oil prices returned to lows not seen since 2009 as NSWT Intermediate Crude futures reached $42 per barrel. This comes after a period of relatively good news for oil bulls as the number of...

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Luxury Cars back in Fashion?

New data suggests luxury cars are back US sales of luxury cars were up 10% for the first six months of 2015 in contrast to mass produced automobiles which were only up 3% in the same six month period. General Motors and Fiat Chrysler reported a 6% increase in sales of...

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Chinese Factory Indicator at lowest level in six years

Fears of a Chinese slowdown escalate The Caixin’s Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) had a reading of 47.1 for August 2015, the lowest level since a 44.8 reading from March of 2008. This news signals a contraction greater than the estimates made by economists in China’s...

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The Worrying Decline of Emerging Markets

The Worrying Decline of Emerging Markets China You Can’t Control the Markets Chinese authorities have been looking at their economy from a closed point of view but they are connected to the rest of the world and now we are seeing the market contagion from that. Amid...

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