Mark Ellis-by-Uk Workers Urged to Double Their Pension Savings

Uk Workers Urged to Double Their Pension Savings

A two-year review by the UK Labour party has concluded that workers should double the amount they save into their occupational pensions schemes.The Independent Review of Retirement Income (IRRI) suggests that people should be aiming to put away 15% of their lifetime earnings, which is quite a bit higher than previously suggested; the rise represents an increase of nearly … [Read more...]

Mark Ellis-by-Dow Posts Worst Opening Day in 8 Years

Dow Posts Worst Opening Day in 8 Years

New year, new start, as they say, although you'd be forgiven for feeling slightly less optimistic following the start the Dow has made to 2016. Traders were left reeling on Monday after the worst opening day in 8 years.At the end of 2015, most U.S. markets finished in the red. The S&P 500 was down 0.7% while the Dow hit a low of 2.2%. You'd have to look back to the … [Read more...]

Mark Ellis-by-At $800 Per Share, Would Amazon be Undervalued?

At $800 Per Share, Would Amazon be Undervalued?

It’s that time of year when every other parcel that drops through your door is emblazoned with the cheekily-grinning Amazon logo. The ‘everything store’ is clearly still at the heart of many consumers’ holiday shopping plans and, consequently, their stock continues to rise at rocket-like speeds.According to analyst firm Pacific Crest Securities, the rise of the retail giant … [Read more...]

Mark Ellis-by-U.S. Stock Market Offers Mixed News Following Thanksgiving Sales

U.S. Stock Market Offers Mixed News Following Thanksgiving Sales

So, this is it - we're out of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales rush and now firmly into the frantic build-up for the holiday season. The sales bonanza weekend and Thanksgiving-shortened week represented the strongest for equities, yet it was in fact energy stocks that underpinned microscopic gains during the lead up to the holiday.The week prior to Thanksgiving … [Read more...]

Mark Ellis-by-Digital Skills Investment Could add £12bn to UK Economy

Digital Skills Investment Could add £12bn to UK Economy

Research conducted by Go On UK and the Tinder Foundation has revealed that increased investment in digital skills could benefit the UK economy by at least £12bn.The research suggests that, if 12.6 million UK adults were taught how to use computers and digital mediums properly, the resulting productivity benefits would offer billions in saving for the economy. Helen Milner, … [Read more...]

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