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US stocks - correction or crisis?

Andrew Saks, Wednesday, 26 January 2022

The US S&P 500 index covers a wide range of companies and industries, but this index also has more dipped by than 2 percent during the past few days. Telecommunications companies have also come under the radar. Overall, the index was down more than 10% in January.

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Wall Street, Brooklyn Beckham and Unilever. What's the connection? A 13.84% rise, that's what!

Andrew Saks, Tuesday, 25 January 2022

Unilever stock has risen massively this week in an unusual rally sparked by theories that it may become a takeover target as famous investor Nelson Peltz moves in

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The media is fanning the flames of war, and that always means expensive oil!

Andrew Saks, Monday, 24 January 2022

Will another 'cold war' arise and send us back to the dark days of 1970s oil rationing? Here is a potted history of the geopolitical price influences throughout the ages as the black stuff once again becomes a bargaining tool

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Euro against US dollar: All eyes on the Fed

Andrew Saks, Monday, 24 January 2022

For more than 5 years now, the ECB's key interest rate has remained unchanged at a favourable 0%. Money is cheaper than ever before if you want to borrow it. Those who have money must dig further into their pockets. The ECB now charges a full 0.5% for deposits.

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The British pound shows successfully as opposition to Boris Johnson grows

Andrew Saks, Monday, 24 January 2022

Currently, Boris Johnson is once again facing calls for his resignation for allegedly forcing his MPs to vote for him. The pound has hardly reacted.

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BHP's unanimous voting on de-listing from London makes a volatile market for a strong player

Andrew Saks, Friday, 21 January 2022

On January 19, the price of BHP stock rose from a previously stagnant $66.45 to $68.27 in the first hour of trading on the US session, and it has been steadily climbing since. Only today did this massive rally begin to slow, however BHP's current share price is a 6-month high, standing at $68.03.

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