In a new feature for Share Talk, we present to you Mark Johnson of ‘TheBizLounge’. A business and financial journalist, Mark shares his daily take on the UK markets, interesting stocks and a focus on a Big Boss. All in less than 2 minutes (well nearly).
Andy Hornby was group chief executive of HBOS until its takeover by Lloyds MARK SOMERVILLE
One of Britain’s largest frauds, which destroyed hundreds of small businesses that banked with Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBOS), was covered up for nine years, according to an internal report seen by The Sunday Times.
The estimated £1bn scam was “concealed” by several HBOS executives, according to a report by a senior employee at Lloyds, which merged with HBOS months later.
One of the most significant quality of our human brain is that separates us from the animals is our unique ability to predict things in the future. The animals on the other hand can only predict conditions like weather changes, hibernation and pack hunting. So, when we meet two people we can often predict what happens next, as we possess intuitive abilities out of a lifetime of experience.
Welcome to Steve Shares. This publication is an interactive weekly update on what’s happening over social media and the trending stocks that have made the news this week. I highlight and comment on the coming news and events in connection with the trending stocks. I provide a round up of Share Talks key company’s interviews over the last week. If you think that a certain share or a key news item should be reported on be in the next edition, let me know by contacting me my details are at the bottom of the page…
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I remember after doing one of the early Podcasts with Justin, the question arose about“how do you manage so many Stocks?” – I can’t actually remember if Justin asked me this or whether it came about from a Reader/Follower afterwards but that doesn’t matter – the point is that I don’t think I have ever actually got around to answering it and this Blog hopefully will put that major deficiency to rights. On top of that, it actually fits in a treat with some Draft Blogs I am working on about ‘Cutting out Noise’ and my original intention was to include it as a Part of that Blog Series but then I decided it was so important that it deserves its own Blog. So here it is…….
Zak Mir from TipTV talks to Gervaise Heddle, CEO of FTSE AIM listed Greatland Gold Plc about their Australian Gold and Nickel mining and exploration projects. Gervaise gives an overview of the 5 core projects GGP are involved in and answers shareholder’s questions.
The rapid rise of fintech as a tech sector to watch out for is primarily being driven by the onset of new innovative startups and entrepreneurs. This global wave has the power to transform the monetary potential of the masses. A panel discussion on fintech was held at the recently organized SXSW conclave.
Falcon, the international media group focused on the over-the-top (‘OTT’) video streaming market, is pleased to announce its shares have commenced trading on the London Stock Exchange’s (‘LSE’) Main Market under the ticker FAL. In conjunction with commencement of trading, the Company has raised £4 million, before expenses, through a Placing of new Ordinary Shares at 25p each.