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Sunday newspaper round-up: Sports Direct, BHS, Barclays, Smiths, Cobham

Sunday newspaper round-up: Sports Direct, BHS, Barclays, Smiths, Cobham

Sun, 01 May 2016

(ShareCast News) - Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley has offered to buy collapsed retailer BHS, saving its entire store estate and thousands of jobs. Although the tycoon was unable to agree a deal before... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Apple, BHS, executive pay, Reckitt

Friday newspaper round-up: Apple, BHS, executive pay, Reckitt

Fri, 29 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who was among Apple's largest outside shareholders, said on Thursday that he no longer held a position in the technology company. "We no longer have... [more]

Thursday newspaper share tips: Barclays, Henderson Group

Thursday newspaper share tips: Barclays, Henderson Group

Thu, 28 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The only positive in Barclays“s latest set of results was the absence of any new misconduct allegations, which means its shares may get cheaper still, The Times“s Tempus argued. Pro... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: OECD, Philip Green, FTSE pay

Thursday newspaper round-up: OECD, Philip Green, FTSE pay

Thu, 28 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Britain's biggest advertisers have ramped up their fight to introduce greater transparency into how their media budgets are spent by marketing services groups such as WPP, Publicis ... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Oil, Brexit, BHS, Apple, Twitter

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Oil, Brexit, BHS, Apple, Twitter

Wed, 27 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The World Bank has boosted its forecast for global oil prices by 10pc for 2016 but at the same time warned that commodity prices will remain well below last year's levels inflicting... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: BHS pensions, housing costs, small businesses

Tue, 26 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The UK pensions regulator is investigating events around the collapse of BHS after the retail chain fell into administration after 88 years on the high street, putting 11,000 jobs a... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Goldman, BHS, Barclays, EE

Mon, 25 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - For almost 150 years Goldman Sachs has been the go-to bank of the rich and powerful. But now the Wall Street titan is opening up to the masses on Main Street by offering online savi... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Barclays, Battersea, Retailers

Sun, 24 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Barclays has come under attack from top investors over its plummeting share price and "confusing" turnaround plans. Britain's second-biggest bank by assets is braced for an onslaugh... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Obama, Estate agents, Saga

Fri, 22 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Barack Obama will appeal to voters today to ensure that Britain continues its "outsize influence" by remaining inside a European Union that "enhances its global leadership". The US ... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Brexit, Apple, Tata, Hinkley Point

Wed, 20 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Britain will move outside the EU's single market and instead join "Bosnia, Serbia, Albania and Ukraine" in a European free-trade zone if voters choose Brexit in June's referendum, a... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Negative rates, Sorrell, Tata Steel

Tue, 19 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Investors looking for income may have to give up on UK equity funds. A spate of FTSE dividend cuts has prompted an industry-wide debate about how the term "income fund" should be de... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Brexit, tax avoidance, Boots, StanChart

Mon, 18 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Leaving the EU would cost households £4,300 a year making them "permanently poorer", chancellor George Osborne will say on Monday when the government publishes its long-term assessm... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: AstraZeneca, Monarch Airlines, HSBC, Opec deal

Sun, 17 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - AstraZeneca has held talks with US-based rival Medivation that could see it make a $10bn (£7bn) takeover bid, where it will battle France's Sanofi, which had a bid rejected last wee... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Brexit, BP, HMRC, tax evasion

Fri, 15 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The British economy will be weaker, its international influence will be reduced and the EU will be damaged if the UK votes to leave the bloc in June, the White House said on Thursda... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: RBS, ITV, Tata, BP

Thu, 14 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - George Osborne will have to consider selling the public stake in Royal Bank of Scotland at a loss because keeping it in the public sector is bad for the bank and the economy, the ou... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Retailers, Tata, Reckitt, BP

Wed, 13 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Many leading UK retailers have websites that require "serious attention" to make them safe against cyber attacks, according to new research that reveals how well stores are dealing... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Italy bank fund, Port Talbot, Goldman Sachs

Tue, 12 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Italy's strongest banks, insurers and asset managers have agreed to create a €5bn backstop fund to bail out weaker lenders in an effort to calm growing investor concern about t... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Interest rates, Cameron, Daily Mail

Mon, 11 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Negative interest rates risk hitting consumer spending and undermining the economic growth they are intended to encourage, the head of the world's largest asset management group has... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: North Sea, China devaluation, Farmland returns

Sun, 10 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - A new entrant to the North Sea sector is set to join existing small-cap explorers in snapping up low-cost oil assets in the aftermath of the global oil market collapse. Mayfield Ene... [more]

Friday newspaper round-up: Cameron, Brexit, Petrofac

Fri, 08 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - David Cameron has bowed to a week of political pressure and disclosed that he had made money from an offshore fund. After days of semi-denials and artfully crafted statements, the p... [more]

Thursday newspaper round-up: Cameron, Tata, Petrofac

Thu, 07 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - David Cameron personally intervened in 2013 to weaken an EU drive to reveal the beneficiaries of trusts, creating a possible loophole that other European nations warned could be exp... [more]

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Tata Steel, inversion deals, Panama Papers, pensions

Wed, 06 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The businessman at the centre of efforts to salvage the UK's biggest steel factory has laid out his demands, calling on the UK government for sweeping subsidies if he is to take ove... [more]

Tuesday newspaper round-up: China jitters, bank woe, LSE-ICE, Credit Suisse

Tue, 05 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Jitters over the health of the Chinese economy could trigger a bloodbath on financial markets if a hard landing materialises, the International Monetary Fund has warned. The IMF sai... [more]

Monday newspaper round-up: Brexit, Migrants, Steel industry

Mon, 04 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - Investment by large British companies has slowed dramatically because of rising fears among finance directors about the potential turmoil caused by a vote for Brexit in June. The po... [more]

Sunday newspaper round-up: Interest rates, Tata, Premier Foods, G4S, Centrica

Sun, 03 April 2016

(ShareCast News) - The Bank of England will hold interest rates at their current historic low for three more years, according to the market's current predictions. Judging by the overnight deposit rate... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Amazon.Com Inc. 683.85 3.68 21:54
Netflix Inc. 93.11 3.42 22:00
Mondelez International Inc. 44.31 3.14 22:01
Incyte Corp. 74.36 2.89 22:01
Discovery Communications Inc. Class C 27.50 2.69 22:01

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Baidu Inc. 178.91 -7.92 21:58
Seagate Technology Plc 20.48 -5.93 21:55
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. 83.00 -1.59 22:00
NetApp Inc. 23.30 -1.44 22:01
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. 46.55 -1.42 22:00