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.


Iceland grounds airberlin plane over unpaid charges

Reuters reports that an Air Berlin airliner was grounded at Iceland’s Keflavik airport late on Thursday because the insolvent German carrier had not paid its airport charges

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Procter and Gamble shares fall on results announcement

Shares in Procter and Gamble fell by more than 1% in premarket trade after the company reported its first quarter 2018 results.

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Cabot Credit Management launches £1bn IPO

Britain’s biggest debt collector, Cabot Credit Management, is to list on the London Stock Exchange and is hoping for a £1bn market capitalisation.

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GE shares fall in premarket trade after profit miss

Shares in General Electric Co have dropped more than 5% in premarket trade today after the company reported third-quarter profits that fell below expectations

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Oil prices fall again

Crude prices continued to fall on Friday morning in London

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Gold prices fall in early trading

Dow Jones reports that gold prices are off slightly in early trading likely due to some profit taking following the rally in prices overnight.

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Treasury Committee launches Brexit inquiry

MPs on the Treasury Committee will next week start looking into the UK's economic relationship with the EU.

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DX Group sees earnings tumble

Earnings at DX Group have plunged as the mail, parcels and courier services company warned that the start of its new financial year had been “especially challenging”.

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Treasury dismisses OECD’s Brexit claims

The Treasury has hit back at the OECD after the think tank said that reversing the decision to leave the EU would have a “significant” impact on Britain’s growth rate

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Inflation likely to keep rising, Carney says

The Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has told the Treasury Select Committee that: "Inflation rising potentially above the 3% level in the coming months is something that we have anticipated."

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Harley-Davidson’s Q3 earnings down

Harley-Davidson’s Q3 earnings per share fell to $0.40 from $0.64 in the third quarter of 2016.

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Morgan Stanley’s earnings rise in Q3

Morgan Stanley today reported net revenues of $9.2bn for the third quarter ended 30 September compared with $8.9bn a year ago.

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Mediclinic shares fall on flat revenues

Shares in Mediclinic, the international private healthcare group, fell by 4% on the release of its interim trading figures. Revenue for the first half of the year was flat and underlying EBITDA down by 5%.

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Annual inflation stable at 1.5% in the euro area

The inflation rate in the eurozone remained at 1.5% in September 2017. It rose to 1.8% in the EU as a whole, up from 1.7% in August.

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Merlin shares fall 20% after poor trading update

Shares in entertainment group Merlin – owner of attractions such as Legoland and Madame Tussauds – fell by 20% after it released its trading figures for the past 40 weeks.

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Are investors in airlines facing a bumpy landing?

The collapse of Monarch and Ryanair’s woes with its pilots’ holiday rotas have thrust airlines firmly into the headlines. Are these isolated pockets of turbulence or are airlines a risky investment?

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Are natural disasters good news for trading commodity stocks?

Hurricane Harvey caused petrol prices to rise in Texas and throughout the United States. Does this mean that natural disasters such as hurricanes are good news for the share price of commodity companies?

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Probability analysis makes a better financial trader

Following the probability analysis approach favoured by legendary investor Warren Buffett can help you to become a first class financial trader.

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When the representativeness heuristic goes bad

If you are faced with a question and you don’t know the answer, using the representativeness heuristic is a way of coming up with a plausible solution.

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The psychology behind the Martingale theory

The Martingale theory is an enduring idea that has been around since the 18th century. Not bad for something that doesn’t guarantee a win and can lead to catastrophic losses.

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