Month: August 2019

There are 6 routines that highly successful investors engage in regularly and that differentiate themselves allowing them to act in a totally different way from the average investor. As a matter of fact the “winner” uses information that the average one does not consider in making his/her financial choices. It is not only the behavior
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Portrait of an amazed young girl with shopping bags in trendy store Getty Retail is dying! The retail apocalypse is here! Retailpocalypse this! Retailpocalypse that! Retailpocalypse!!!! I’ve got to admit that, sometimes, the media sources and newscasters talking about retail remind me of street-corner preachers. Not the nice individuals who politely try to engage people
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“Help to Buy will finally end in 2023. It’s good news, of course, but in some respects, it’s still not soon enough.” 123rf.com A measure first introduced by then Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne in 2013, the government’s Help to Buy scheme emerged in the midst of a developing housing crisis. Home ownership was
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(Source – Pexels/Francesco Ungaro) Once again, Italian politics is making headlines and has shifted around European financial markets. To review the current (messy) state of affairs, the country has essentially three parties that all exhibit a similar level of control over the Italian government. The center-right coalition (42% of seats), the center-left coalition (20% of
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Here’s the good news on earnings: Despite much hand-wringing around tariffs and the global economic outlook, overall earnings for the S&P 500 in 2019 remain “flattish,” meaning they are likely to be little changed from 2018’s record pace. The bad news: Investors remain on edge because confidence in the estimates are not high. “The wild
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Best Buy – The electronics retailer reported adjusted quarterly profit of $1.08 per share, 9 cents above estimates, and the company also raised its full-year earnings forecast. However, revenue and comparable store sales did fall below estimates for the most recent quarter. Abercrombie & Fitch –
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One hundred Turkish Lira banknotes (TRY) showing the face of Turkey’s founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. The lira has been a volatile currency in emerging markets due to a tense political and economic climate inside and outside Turkey. Photo taken 25 April 2018. (Photo by Diego Cupolo/NurPhoto via Getty Images) The emerging market asset class is
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