Got the itchy finger today and added a few. Probably wish I hadn't, since I didn't have access to the idsx and now I see the pattern of offloading is still holding strong. I'm hoping the mm's will be able to continue keep it in this range for the duration. For anybody who thinks technicals on low volumes are relevant to aim shares, the MACD line is about to upwards cross the signal line, whilst we've had hammers two days in succession albeit on decreasing volume.
25 Feb '14
A potential merger between Dixons and Carphone Warehouse is likely to face an investigation by Britain’s competition authorities, analysts have warned. The electrical retailers confirmed on Monday that they are in early talks about creating a company that would be worth almost £4bn and have more than 1,200 shops in the UK. However, Freddie George, analyst at Cantor Fitzgerald, warned that any merger is likely to be referred to the Competition Commission “in view of the convergence of the technologies and the service dominance of the two businesses even though there is limited overlap in the categories”. If the companies do agree a merger then the tie-up could be the first major deal to be explored by Britain’s Competition & Markets Authority, which is replacing the Office of Fair Trading and the Competition Commission in April. Critics have complained that the existing system for examining deals is too slow. A deal between drinks makers AG Barr and Britvic was scuppered last year after the OFT referred the tie-up to the Competition Commission. Shares in Dixons rose by 2pc on Tuesday as investors continued to digest the potential merger, while Carphone Warehouse shares slid 1.5pc. Mr George said: “Synergies will arise from better buying terms from suppliers and head office cost reduction but we see less opportunity for property savings.” Kate Calvert, analyst at Investec, said the merger is “strategically logical”. She added: “A merger is strategically logical in our view. Both businesses are industry leaders in their fields and the way technology is developing and converging, both are increasingly looking at connective services as a potentially lucrative revenue stream in the future. “Dixons has talked about services as a developing revenue stream and Carphone has its Connected World concept and recently announced a collaboration with Samsung Services to open 60 stand-alone experience stores.”
23 Feb '14
SCOTLAND on SUNDAY TODAY QPP
Scotland on Sunday has tipper quindell TODAY as the only share under share watch. Heading states .... Quindell motoring along nicely ....BUT THE BEST IS STILL TO COME Fantastic coverage Pg 45 of today's edition. You can confirm without subscribing to online edition here. www.pressreader.com/uk/Scotland-on-Sunday The paper is locked but I managed to read the article on ipad scroll across to page 45 bottom right corner
7 Feb '14
6 year high
Strong IPO pipeline
29 Jan '14
New high on IPO pipeline
new high on reported IPO pipeline
14 Jan '14
6 year high
gaining on its potential income from IPOs and Govt sell offs, LLoyds next.
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