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Renesola and Happenings in Greece

There's no doubting anyone holding any sort of UK based portfolio over the past week or two has felt the pinch of what's been happening in Greece. I, like many, are hoping it's no more than a blip - albeit a pretty big blip for those on the ground - and with solutions being touted as I type, the markets will rebound in the coming days and weeks. Now hindsight is a wonderful thing, but when Renesola topped out at a little over £2.50 last week, my finger hovered over the sell button. It hovered but nothing more. It was the...

Stock Tips 2010

Despite the markets taking a well-earned sabbatical, I love this time of year on the investment calendar. It draws a line under the year gone and allows us to take stock of where our investment strategy is at and where it's heading. In bad times the break can be the catalyst the market needs to regain a little impetus. In good times the break can serve to simply reinforce market direction. But then of course - as always in this game - the exact opposite can and probably will happen (insert evil laugh)...

FTSE 100 List

It's been a busy little weekend here at Investor Trader as we attempt to bring on board lots more useful content for the UK investor/trader. You'll notice a new link to FTSE 100 Shares above, that takes you through to a page that lists all 100 UK companies that currently comprise the FTSE 100 Index. Obviously, by the very nature of markets, this list changes from time to time, so we'll do our best to keep it updated. For an up-to-the-minute of companies that comprise the index check out the London Stock Exchange site. Clicking on any of those links on Investor...