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Ways to make money in a rising market

It would be an understatement if we say that there is a left out feeling in the market. With BSE Sensex touching the 30,000 mark for the second time in two years many investors have been caught sitting on the sidelines. Having reduced their position ahead of the five state elections, retail investors were waiting for an opportunity to re-enter. ... Read More »

Why the market for fossil fuels is all burnt out

‘I usually put a £5 bet on the oil price – and I’m collecting,” smiles Prof Dieter Helm. It’s not difficult to imagine his tally of modest wagers adding up. The highly regarded Oxford University economics professor is a long-time industry observer. Today, he is in central London after taking meetings with major oil executives. He is also a familiar ... Read More »

There’s no reason for the market to fall apart, expert says

Even if President Donald Trump doesn’t get his agenda enacted, the market can still rise — but what investors should focus on will probably shift, expert David Waddell told CNBC on Monday. “There isn’t any reason for this market to tip into recession, so there’s no reason for it to fall apart,” the CEO of Waddell & Associates said in ... Read More »

FCC to vote to reform $45 billion business data market

Ajit Pai, Chairman of U.S Federal Communications Commission, delivers his keynote speech at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 28, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard The Republican head of the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday proposed easing regulatory requirements in the $45 billion business data services market, a win for companies like AT&T Inc, CenturyLink Inc, Verizon Communications Inc and others. ... Read More »

Twitter chief’s card payments company Square enters UK market

Business owners will be able to buy a Square reader for £39, and will pay a flat transaction fee of 1.75% for in-person payments. Photograph: Square UK/PA Square, the payments company founded by Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, is entering the UK market offering merchants next-day settlement and slashed prices compared to rivals. The company is taking on current market ... Read More »

Oil’s decline creating a listless market, says traders

Oil has exerted its pull over the last week of trading, creating a listless market in the wake of its decline, traders told CNBC on Tuesday. “Every time they go above those production levels they’re going to say that it was for in house, basically, storage,” Steve Grasso, director of institutional sales at Stuart Frankel, said in an interview with ... Read More »

Famed Investor Predicts Historic Market Drop

The market may be due for a harsh correction. That’s the view of John Hussman, president of the mutual fund Hussman Investment Trust, seasoned investor, and Stanford University economics PhD. Hussman says you can expect the S&P 500 to return no more than 1% on average over the next decade. Sooner than that, he predicts, the stock market may plunge ... Read More »

China’s Xi calls for wide-ranging measures to regulate hot property market

President Xi Jinping said China’s approach to regulating its red-hot property market will include financial, fiscal, tax, land, and regulatory measures as Beijing looks to develop a long-term mechanism for an industry prone to speculation. China’s home prices rose at the fastest pace on record in November. Prices are rising by more than 20 percent annually in many major cities, ... Read More »

Oil prices rise in anticipation of tighter 2017 market

Oil prices rose on Monday in anticipation of tighter crude supply going into 2017 following the decision by OPEC and other producers to cut output to prop up prices. Brent crude futures LCOc1, the international benchmark for oil prices, were trading at $55.57 per barrel at 0401 GMT, up 36 cents, or 0.7 percent, from their last close. U.S. West ... Read More »

Now Sir James Dyson urges single market exit, just months after losing a nasty battle in Brussels

Sir James Dyson is at again. The godfather of gadgets, ranging from vacuum cleaners to hand driers to fancy looking fans that cost a king’s ransom, has stomped into the debate over whether Britain should stay in the European single market when it finally quits the EU. It probably won’t come as any great surprise to you to learn that ... Read More »