Week 26 #WOTD – NEDs

Last week was cup week so even though the majority of teams this week didn’t gain or lose by more than 1%, there are some big movements in the league from two weeks ago. First of all, as we should all now expect, with minimal movement in most stocks what does this mean for LondonContinue reading “Week 26 #WOTD – NEDs”

Week 24 #WOTD – Commodities and sponsorships

Top execs were shouting at commodity prices this week… Commodity prices have come under pressure which resulted in big weekly losses for BHP Group (BHP) down 5.2%, Glencore (GLEN) down 7.3% and Anglo American (AAL) down a whopping 9.2%. Somehow Glencore are still clinging on to their top spot but Lloyds Banking (LLOY) are justContinue reading “Week 24 #WOTD – Commodities and sponsorships”

Week 23 #WOTD – Pharma beating the banks

Pharma is up and banking is down this week. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) had a stellar week with a 4% gain, however they were only on 0.1% before this so the 4.1% year to date does not move them from 17th. While AstraZeneca (AZN) were close behind for the week with 3.9% gain, moving them from 10thContinue reading “Week 23 #WOTD – Pharma beating the banks”

Week 21 #WOTD – Cup Week Round 2

Cup week is back again with the 2nd round, 64 teams entering and only 32 progressing to the next round‚Ķ let’s see how they did. The highest scorer this week was Melrose Industries with 6.26% (gain in the week) knocking out Smith & Nephew who recorded a 1.22% loss. Next up was Entain knocking outContinue reading “Week 21 #WOTD – Cup Week Round 2”

Week 20 #WOTD – Stop everything…

Stop everything‚ĶLondon Stock Exchange (LSEG) who have been rock bottom all year were the highest scorers for the week with a 3.9% gain! Still nowhere near getting them off the bottom but a continued run in this form would do them good. Inflation and more Bitcoin volatility hit the FTSE overall so it’s no surpriseContinue reading “Week 20 #WOTD – Stop everything…”

Week 17 #WOTD – Cup Week Round 1

Finally cup week is here and a chance for the lower teams in the FTSE100 to feature and celebrate… The weeks movement ranged from an 11% loss to an 8% gain and some of the losers got lucky: Polymetal scored -7% yet were lucky enough to get a bye in this round. Next round theyContinue reading “Week 17 #WOTD – Cup Week Round 1”

Week 16 #WOTD – Can’t Score, Won’t Score

Bit of a change this week with 16 companies failing to score growth compared to 2 last week! AstraZeneca (AZN) pulled in the biggest gain at 3.2% thanks to the US clearing their proposed acquisition of Alexion Pharmaceuticals at the end of last week. Full Story This is a big step forward in their growthContinue reading “Week 16 #WOTD – Can’t Score, Won’t Score”