Welcome, this publication is an interactive weekly update on what’s happening with the trending stocks this week. I highlight and comment on the stocks that you want me to highlight or comment on. The more you speak the more I share! I also provide a round up of Share Talk’s interviews over the week. If you think that a certain share or person should be mentioned in the next edition, let me know, my details are at the bottom of the page…
Taking the stress out of stocks…
Budget airline easyJet plunged into the red again on weak sterling and an early Easter, but is the stock a buy yet? And Barclays ceo Jes Staley is on a final warning from major shareholders, but shouldn’t he just really go now?
Some banks are more active than others.
JP Morgan, at one end of the spectrum, only booked three fintech deals last year, which is the same as they did for 2015.
Companies like Barclays and Goldman Sachs have more of a shotgun approach: get in on as many fintech companies as possible. Barclays invested in 23 deals in 2016 for a 53% increase in activity, while Goldman got in on 17 deals for a 31% bump in activity.
Today, Mark Johnson of “TheBizLounge” discusses Barclays CEO investigated over trying to find out identity of whistleblower. And Highland Gold turns to profit, is it better than buying actual gold?
HSBC’s building in Canary Wharf, London. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Image
Exclusive: Billions of dollars were moved out of Russia in ‘Global Laundromat’ operation, with anonymously owned UK companies playing major role theguardian.com
Britain’s high street banks processed nearly $740m from a vast money-laundering operation run by Russian criminals with links to the Russian government and the KGB, the Guardian can reveal.