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Cash Settling - the pitfalls

More and more Cantabrians are cash settling their earthquake claims. I personally find this a very concerning development and believe that any homeowner wanting to cash settle should think seriously before entering into any such agreement. 1,852 more words

5 Small Cap Analyst Stocks Under $10 With Massive Upside Potential

With stocks hitting all-time highs, investors are looking for growth and value wherever they can find it. If it is on a stock that has sold off, they like it even better if the long-term fundamentals are favorable. 1,052 more words

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Flying in the face of reason

It’s become apparent, over the course of the protracted Aer Lingus negotiations, who is actually running the country (clue: it isn’t the government).

Vested interests like the unions are in fact dictating policy and influencing decisions that are supposed to be made for the good of the country as a whole. 173 more words

Ireland

The argument in favour of Aer Lingus sale to IAG

There has been a huge amount of commentary in recent weeks around the proposed takeover of Aer Lingus by International Airlines Group (IAG) after much deliberation on the part of the government it now sadly looks like the proposal will be turned down by the government (and by default in totality as a result of the size of the government shareholding of 25%) Without getting too  much into the politics of my point of view (and in the spirit of full disclosure I would tend to lean just slightly to the right of centre politically…)  I just cannot fathom the logic of the really political nature of the decision to turn down the offer from IAG for Aer Lingus. 1,136 more words

Business

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Coeur, Comcast, First Solar, Marvell, ONEOK, Whole Foods and More

Stocks were marginally lower on Wednesday, a day after the Janet Yellen easy money policy continuation helped markets hit new highs. Investors have shown over and over, for more than two years now, that they want to buy stocks after every single pullback. 378 more words

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