Sometimes, management seems to be working more in its own interests than those of the company. David Thornton looks at what individual investors can do to avoid getting fleeced.
Articles written by David Thornton
David Thornton looks at a small-cap security systems firm, and what it can teach us about how the market reacts to bad news.
Keeping a clear head when a company issues a profit warning means you can save yourself worry and be ready to swoop on bargain stocks, says David Thornton.
Domino’s Pizza has been a tremendously successful business in Britain, says David Thornton. But will it catch on in Poland?
The billions Facebook shelled out for WhatsApp is testimony to the growing importance of mobile internet, says David Thornton.
Broadcasting high-profile fights is a lucrative business. David Thornton looks at this soon-to-be-listed small-cap that’s attracting the fans.
With visitor numbers rising, creating tourist attractions has become big business. David Thornton looks at one York-based firm that’s set to profit.
Microsoft came from nowhere to become the world’s most powerful company. Now, says David Thornton, as the way we use technology changes, new firms are taking over.
Video marketing firm Blinkx saw its share price plummet recently as investors shorted its stock. But ‘bear raids’ like this can often be a good thing, says David Thornton.
Companies now collect vast amounts of data about us. And we often forget how valuable that data is, says David Thornton. So shouldn’t we be seeing more of a return from it?