I'm a big believer that real underlying economic strength is the best 'therapy' for the market. It's no surprise to me then that growth in the FTSE 100 has been volatile and patchy given how patchy the British economic recovery has been.
Concerns over slowing consumption in developing markets across the globe has caused investor appetite for the likes of household goods specialists Unilever (LSE: ULVR) and Reckitt Benckiser (LSE: RB), spirits maker Diageo (LSE: DGE) and clothes ...
marks & spencer What is the ideal dividend investment? Well, to me, it is a company that is reasonably priced, which is growing earnings year by year, and which is highly cash-generative with a high and rising dividend yield.
Marks and Spencer Group Plc logo Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS) had its target price lifted by Goldman Sachs from GBX 380 ($5.68) to GBX 455 ($6.80) in a research note released on Thursday morning.
He was speaking to Marc Bolland, chief executive of beleaguered retailer Marks & Spencer (LSE: MKS), which at the time of writing has seen its shares climb 16% since announcing signs of a modest recovery in its fortunes.