Financial Mail’s stockpicker Midas takes a look at Charter engineering and its interesting ride over the past few years
I wrote in June that Diageo (LSE: DGE) was “a share to help you sleep soundly” and I haven’t changed my mind after today’s annual results.
Fayrewood (LSE: FWY), a smallcap IT distributor, has built up a strong following on The Fool’s discussion boards over the last three or four years, but, sadly, I fear that at least some of our posters have lost money from the share.
Memes roll across society. They take hold of the population, hollowing out people’s brains making them do things they wouldn’t normally – just like “Invasion of the Body Snatchers”.
Continuing my superlatives title theme from last week, I’m taking here a look at the very largest company by market capitalisation, BP (LSE: BP). BP has a cap of around £122bn, somewhat ahead of second placed HSBC (LSE: HSBA) on £109bn and substantially in front of third placed Glaxosmithkline (LSE: GSK) on a mere £83bn.
“Those are my principles. If you don’t like them I have others.” Groucho Marx
Discussions of a possible house price crash have been heated on the Fool discussion boards. So far though, the crash hasn’t materialised.
The recent hot weather got me thinking about which shares would be a good long term bet, based on the notion that we will experience more and more periods of high temperatures.
The Scotsman has published 10 investment tips “you can bank on”.
After all our talk about the Standard Life demutualistation and floatation, shares in Standard Life finally floated on the London Stock Exchange this morning.