Currency Outlook: Post-Brexit British Pound Sterling GBP

It’s been just over a year now since the United Kingdom voted to leave the EU, I thought it may interesting to have a look at the charts to see what information and trends are in play for the British Pound. Firstly, I’ll start with the long term trend to see where the currency currently […]

Sirius Minerals Shares: Heavy Sell-Off, But Still Trending Up

Sirius minerals, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange, recently fallen out of favour with investors. The selling was sharp and heavy. By early December price had fallen below 18, representing a drop of 67% in just the three months. This is a small stock and like most small stocks, volatile and subject to wild swings. The […]

UK Stocks Still In Long Term Downtrend

It’s been a while since I posted an update on the UK’s FTSE. I prefer to follow and review the long term trends as these overlook short-term volatile news. Unfortunately the long-term chart still look bad. Have investors been lulled into a false sense of security with the past 3 months rally? The key point […]

The Global Economy in Pictures: April 2016

By JEFF DESJARDINS at Visual Capitalist The global economy has regained some composure, according to asset management firm Schroders. In their view, markets have regained a risk appetite following action by central banks, the normalization of commodity prices, and a lack of materialization for tail risks such as a U.S. recession or a Chinese hard-landing: […]

Barclays, Yet Another Bank To Report a Huge Loss

Last four months wiped out a year of profit On March 1st Barclays reported a huge £1.9 billion pre-tax loss for the last four months of 2015, effectively wiping out the whole year’s profit and leaving the bank with a total £394 million loss. ‘Adjusted’ pre-tax profit (which, as the Financial Times put it, strips out lots […]

Why a Brexit Could Be a Losing Proposition for Everyone

By JEFF DESJARDINS at The Money Project Why a Brexit Could Be a Losing Proposition for Everyone After two days of intense negotiations, British Prime Minister David Cameron has proposed a new agreement that could allow Britain to stay in the European Union. Although not all of his demands were met in full, the potential […]

FTSE Bear Market Rally

UK stocks have been pummelled very hard with price closing below their August low. This is extremely negative action and only reinforces what should now be very obvious. This is a bear market indicating recession and further declines are on the way. This is an update to my previous post eight days ago ‘FTSE Potential Bounce?’ (https://www.equityflows.com/?p=2457). […]

FTSE Potential Bounce?

UK stocks have been pummelled very hard with price closing below their August low. This is extremely negative action and only reinforces what should now be very obvious. This is a bear market indicating recession and further declines are on the way. This is an update to my previous post on the UK’s FTSE up to […]

UK Equities – FTSE’s Santa Rally Over Already?

After a strong sell-off in early December it was followed by the traditional “Santa rally”. However, this rally looks about done and the downtrend set to resume. On the chart above I’ve highlighted two scallops in green. This chart pattern is bullish and suggests further price gains. This fits in nicely with the bounce off September […]

Stock Valuation = 1929 and 1999

Corporate earnings are in a recession –  did stocks miss the memo? Either stocks know something we don’t and are expecting the global economy to suddenly pick up and roar to life, along with earnings, or stocks have entered a new era where value doesn’t matter any more. I deliberately mentioned earnings “recession” in the first sentence to highlight […]