The commodity sector has been in turmoil in recent months, and that hasn't done anything to change the opinion of those who doubted the logic of Shell's (LSE: RDSB) �47 billion bid for BG Group (LSE: BG). But what is the share price action telling us?
Knowing when to sell a share isn't easy: you're faced with the constant fear that your profits will gradually fall away if you wait too long - and that you'll miss out on possible gains by selling too soon.
BG, in many respects, is an innovator, an upstart that's taken on large projects with a “go-get-'em” approach. Decisions are often made quickly without the lengthy approval process that other oil majors (such as BP) implement.