Adrian Holliday

Adrian has written about property, pensions and investing for almost 20 years, for outlets ranging from Teletext to The Observer and AOL. He is a believer in diversity, low transaction costs – and simplicity

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Durable Goods Orders push dollar up

There was evidence of a light recovery for the dollar earlier as US Durable Goods Orders accelerated far harder than expected

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Dollar slumps to 14-month low

No surprise that the US Fed kept interest rates unchanged yesterday

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Dow Jones surges above 21,700

Boeing shares – up more than 8% at one point earlier – helped shove the Dow Jones past the 21,700 threshold today.

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Markets watch UK GDP and US Fed moves

Two news market movers today: UK GDP numbers emerge at 9.30am while a Federal Reserve policy statement arrives at 6pm. T

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An introduction to behavioural psychology for traders

Trading psychology can affect your trading decisons and investment successes. The perfect investor would make rational, smart decisions at the right time.

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Oil heading towards $50 a barrel?

A lacklustre day on the news and trading front. However perking things up in the background are oil and the euro.

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Full weight of EU fine hits Google parent

Overnight Google Alphabet (Google’s parent) third quarter numbers arrived where the full impact of Brussels’ recent fine was clear:

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GE and Colgate lower Wall Street's mood

Across the water Wall Street stocks have dipped with shares slumping sharply in General Electric, down more than 5%

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German blue chips lurch on raging euro

At 4pm this afternoon the German Dax – a collection of Germany’s 30 biggest publicly traded companies on the Frankfurt stock exchange – plummeted more than 2%

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Sterling hits 8-month low against euro

Currency markets were broadly flat overnight with the euro trading at $1.1635 and the pound at $1.2982.

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Solid US housing numbers fail to lift dollar

Despite good US June housing build starts – the highest seen since February

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Dollar stages light overnight recovery

Despite the stateside turmoil with Donald Trump’s internal Obamacare frustrations the dollar

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UK Brexit investment concern climbs

More investment Brexit concern over the weekend: chancellor Philip Hammond told the BBC that increasing numbers of businesses are steering clear of investing in the UK

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Eyes down for Yellen Fed rate hint

US Fed Reserve chair Janet Yellen will – that’s the hope, at least – give a clearer idea of the long term direction of US interest rates today

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Pound slips on Bank of England no-tell rate move

The pound was given a push down earlier after inconclusive, non-remarks by Bank of England deputy Ben Broadbent.

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