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Claire Veares

Claire Veares has written about finance, insurance and utilities for a variety of business magazines and was a sub-editor on an international petroleum magazine. She is also an experienced parliamentary reporter, working for the parliamentary record publication, Hansard.

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How to invest in artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence is everywhere – the paranoid will tell you it is taking over – but does the widespread use of AI present an investment opportunity over the long and short-term?

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UK household spending squeeze: easing or tightening?

So the household spending squeeze is starting to ease at last, but not quite in the way that the experts had predicted.

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Parabolic SAR: what is it and how to use it

Parabolic SAR, or parabolic stop and reverse, is a technical analysis tool developed by the prolific J Welles Wilder

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5 warning signs of a corporate share price collapse

A profit warning will always make a company’s share price fall, but what clues are there that a profit warning might be on the way

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2017 US earnings review

In 2017 the S&P 500 was on a roll. For the first time in its history it produced positive total returns every month.

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Traders: which markets should you trade?

Thanks to the internet there are myriad ways to trade these days, from investing in traditional stocks and shares to buying the current favourite, cryptocurrencies.

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ADX: what it is and how to use it

Average directional index (ADX) is a technical analysis tool that measures the strength of trends.

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UK inflation - why so sticky?

We’re buying less, our wages aren’t going up much and retailers are having a hard time of it, but inflation marches on

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Is it time to invest in the organic foods market?

The UK has an increasing appetite for organic food and drink. A record amount of it was bought in 2017

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How could bitcoin and cryptocurrencies be regulated?

Until 2017 cryptocurrencies weren’t really on most people’s radar, but then bitcoin hit the headlines

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Asda’s sales up but growth slows

Asda saw sales growth slow in the fourth quarter of 2017, with like-for-like sales increasing 0.5% compared with 1.1% the previous quarter.

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Domino’s Pizza shares recover after premarket dip

Shares in Domino’s Pizza have recovered after falling premarket when the chain announced fourth-quarter revenue below market expectations.

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The Home Depot’s shares rise on good results

Shares in The Home Depot rose 4% in premarket trading as the retailer announced better than expected fourth-quarter results.

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Walmart shares drop after earnings disappoint

Shares in Walmart have fallen 4% in premarket trade after its fourth-quarter earnings fell short of analysts’ predictions.

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Maplin looks for a buyer

High Street electronics chain Maplin is looking for a buyer to secure the future of its 200 stores and 2,500 employees.

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