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Burberry’s shares have managed a gain of just 1% over the last year, as compared to a hike of almost 13% for the wider FTSE100.
The FTSE 100 has many income opportunities, but which dividend stocks are the best to buy in 2022? Zaven Boyrazian explores his top picks. The post 9% dividend yields! 2 FTSE 100 stocks to buy in 2022 appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
Google has changed its white noise, users have complained – and it has left children unable to sleep and adults confused. The Google Assistant inside products like its small Home speakers offers a range of different ambient sounds, aimed at relaxing, sleeping or other users. One of those is white noise, which users can ask to play if they want help with concentrating or drifting off.
The new show by American artist Kaws will span ‘physical, virtual and augmented realities’.
The FTSE 250 stock made incredible gains in 2021 for good reason, but what is in store for it in 2022? The post Why this FTSE 250 stock doubled its share price in 2021 appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
(Reuters) -European shares closed at a one-week low on Tuesday, with tech stocks losing the most as a rise in short-term U.S. Treasury yields reflected increased expectations for an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve as soon as March. Tech stocks declined 2.2%, the most among their peers, as they resumed a losing spree that began at the start of the year. Two-year Treasury yields , which track short-term rate expectations in the United States, crossed 1% for the first time since February 2020.
This Fool explains why rising oil prices could help guarantee the future of the Shell share price as the company continues to grow. The post Can the Shell share price keep pushing higher? appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
Aldi has narrowly pipped rival Lidl to be named cheapest supermarket of the year by Which?
BERLIN (Reuters) -Germany's new Finance Minister Christian Lindner has called on fellow cabinet members to counter-finance any higher spending with budget cuts elsewhere in their departments, two people familiar with the government's 2022 draft budget said on Tuesday. The guidelines mark a shift in Berlin's fiscal policy after two years of record net new borrowing and unprecedented state spending to cushion the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on citizens and companies in Europe's largest economy. Lindner is party leader of the fiscally cautious Free Democrats (FDP), the smallest junior partner in Social Democrat Chancellor Olaf Scholz's three-party ruling coalition that also includes the environmentalist, pro-spending Greens.
Our writer is applying the investing wisdom of Warren Buffett to his own portfolio. Here are five lessons he hopes will help him in 2022 -- and beyond. The post How I’m following Warren Buffett in 2022 appeared first on The Motley Fool UK.
The former boss of Unilever, Patrick Cescau, will stand down later this year and is replaced by Deanna Oppenheimer.
Trading update from pub chain shows like-for-like sales to mid-January down 15.6% on previous year
With inflation at more than 5pc in the UK and 7pc in America, and investors expecting multiple interest rate rises this year, the outlook for bonds is – on the surface – extremely negative.
Sales in the retailer’s travel division fell, with airports and railway stations hit, but high street stores had a better time.
US stocks reversed course in Wednesday's trading session, ending lower for the second day amid rising oil prices and fears that the Federal Reserve will have to move more aggressively to contain inflation.
ASML forecast sales growth of 20% in 2022 despite a fire this month at its Berlin plant as the supplier to chipmakers on Wednesday reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit. Europe's largest technology company by market capitalisation said that the Jan. 3 fire had damaged part of one building and caused smoke damage at a second. ASML Chief Executive Peter Wennink said "the expected impact of the fire in part of a building at our Berlin site is included" in the 2022 growth forecast.
House builder Crest Nicholson has set aside £28.8 million to cover the potential cost of fire safety work on its past developments. The company disclosed the provisions in its final results, published today. Provision costs rose from just £600,000 a year earlier and take the total set aside by the company to cover work on “combustible materials” to £42.6 million.
The average saver will lose nearly £400 this year as interest rates offered by banks failed to keep pace with rampant inflation.
Scotland is famous for producing some of the finest ingredients in the world but its cuisine alas is rather less celebrated. Thank goodness, then, for Burns Night, which highlights Scotland’s finest exports every 25 January: the poetry of Robert Burns, of course, but also haggis and whisky, Cullen skink and cranachan, to say nothing of Irn Bru and deep-fried Mars bars.
(Reuters) -London's FTSE 100 ended higher on Wednesday, aided by gains in miners and consumer staples, with strong profit forecasts from luxury brand Burberry and education group Pearson providing a further fillip to sentiment. After falling as much as 0.5%%, the blue-chip FTSE 100 index reversed course to end 0.4% higher, with major miners and consumer companies such as Diageo and Unilever among top gainers. British consumer price inflation rose more than expected to 5.4% in December, official data showed, adding pressure on the Bank of England (BoE) to raise interest rates again next month.