Another record high for Dow Jones

The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached yet another record high today closing at 21891 – That’s now four record highs on four consecutive days. 22000 is just on the horizon.


Snap shares lower

Snap Inc. share price lower at $13.45 (31/07/17 at 18:45) down from the IPO price of $17.00 – Where now for the Snapchat owner?


UK housing market activity slowing

UK house purchases fell with fewer mortgages approved in June – a nine month low. New buyer enquiries were down.


FTSE 100 Performers Today

FTSE 100 best performing stock today was: Severn Trent PLC (SVT) – up 4.1% FTSE 100 worst performing stock today was: Imperial Brands PLC (IMB) – down 5.9%


FTSE 100 Companies going Ex Dividend

FTSE 100 Companies going Ex Dividend this week: (31/07/17 – 04/08/17) Micro Focus International PLC (MCRO) – Ex dividend date: 03/08/17 – record date: 04/08/17 Unilever PLC (ULVR) – Ex dividend date: 03/08/17 – record date: 04/08/17 RELIX PLC (REL)- Ex dividend date: 03/08/17 – record date: 04/08/17


DOW Jones Industrial Average three consecutive day record

The DOW Jones achieved another record high on Friday (28/07/17) closing at: 21830 – holding on to smaller gains this session. That’s three new highs on consecutive days! Can the DOW Jones Industrial Average really reach 22000 this year?


FTSE 100 High & Lows

The top FTSE 100 performer today was: AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) – up 3.6% – Share price: £44.81 The bottom FTSE 100 performer today was: British American Tobacco PLC (BATS) – down 6.8% – Share price: £49.60


And the richest man in the world is…

Jeff Bezos of Amazon, taking the lead from Bill Gates of Microsoft as richest man in the world… No…hang on a minute – Jeff Bezos has handed the baton back to Bill Gates. Amazon share price dropped following disappointing results and Mr. Bezos had to relinquish the top spot held …


US growth up!

US growth rate rises to 2.6% compared to 1.2% in the first three months initial estimates show. The US economy grew in the second quarter of the year – led by business investment and consumer spending.


Is this the end of the Apple iPod?

Apple has announced plans to retire the iPod and nano shuffle. The world was introduced to the iPod by Steve Jobs in 2001. RIP iPod.