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Many General Retailers are in poor financial health

Following its recent research into quoted UK supermarket companies Company Watch, the corporate financial health monitoring specialist, has turned its attention to the quoted General Retailers to assess their financial

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Game Digital plummets on poor Christmas trading

Many, if familiar with the chequered history of Game Group, would probably have steered clear of its reincarnation, Game Digital, which floated on the stock market last year. For those

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Morrisons dumps boss and sees shares rise

Following disappointing Christmas trading Morrisons yesterday ditched its chief executive Dalton Philips. His departure was greeted positively by both brokers and markets, with the price rising – although it is down today


Will Tesco need a rights issue?

Although credit rating agency Moody’s has downgraded Tesco’s credit rating to ‘speculative grade’ or ‘junk’ status it does not consider the supermarket will have a problem servicing its debts at

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Neil Woodford increases stake in ReNeuron to 20.05%

Star fund manager Neil Woodford, manager of the CF Woodford Equity Income Fund, has increased his stake in small cap ReNeuron to above 20%. Woodford now holds 358,593,005 shares (a

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Tesco delivers upbeat trading update

Today’s announcements by Tesco on both its Christmas trading and the first real moves to strengthen its balance sheet have been received positively by the markets and most brokers. However,

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Small cap: Quindell rises after hedge fund reveals stake

Troubled outsourcer Quindell was up almost 20% by mid-afternoon, following news that hedge fund Tosca Asset Management has a stake of 5.37%, increased after Quindell announced it is in talks

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Private investors selling equities

Private investors sold equities faster this autumn than any time since at least 2006 according to the latest Private Investor Watch from Capita Asset Services, which tracks the trading activity

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Tax planning: you only want me for my NISA allowance

Changes in the rules about what happens to New Individual Savings Accounts (NISAs) on death, coupled with earlier changes to the law of intestacy have tipped the balance in favour

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VIDEO: Professor Steve Keen says US stock market set to fall within a year

This is the third in our series of exclusive interviews with Professor Steve Keen, author of Debunking Economics, one of the few economists who accurately predicted there would be a