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Alice Gråhns

Alice grew up in Stockholm and studied at the University of the Arts London, where she gained a first-class BA in Journalism. She has written for several publications in Stockholm and London, and joined MoneyWeek in 2017. 

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Stockmarkets

If you'd invested in: Halma and Ophir

Shares in hazard detection copay Halma have risen 158% in the past five years, while those in oil and gas firm Ophir have plunged.
14 Sep 2018
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Economy

Peter Schiff: the buck is heading for bust

America is slipping into a recession and yet everybody is blind to it.
14 Sep 2018
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Debenhams calls in the company doctors

Early this week, the group seemed at death’s door. The prognosis is not quite that bad – but it’s not good news either. Alice Gråhns reports.
14 Sep 2018
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If you'd invested in: GVC and Pets At Home

Betting firm GVC has been boosted by the US's removal on its sports gambling ban, while Pets at Home has seen profits dive.
7 Sep 2018
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Emerging markets

Satyajit Das: textbook recipe for an emerging-market crisis

The current turbulence of emerging markets should not come as a surprise to anyone, says Satyajit Das.
7 Sep 2018
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Stockmarkets

Costa: Coca-Cola’s caffeine buzz

Fizzy-drinks giant Coca-Cola is diversifying into coffee. But while this strategy makes sense, Costa may not provide it with much of a boost.
6 Sep 2018
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Bonds

Jeffrey Gundlach: bond yields face a squeeze

Jeffrey Gundlach, founder and chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, is warning that the record number of bets made in the futures market in favour of…
31 Aug 2018
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Travel and holidays

Four of the best holiday castles in Britain and Ireland

Get a sense of history on your holiday from a stay in these historic converted fortresses.
31 Aug 2018
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If you'd invested in: Smurfit Kappa and Mediclinic

Smurfit Kappa, Europe’s largest cardboard-box maker, has seen shares rocket, while private hospital group Mediclinic is under the weather.
31 Aug 2018
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Stockmarkets

Saudi Aramco IPO is a no-go

Saudi state-oil giant Aramco’s widely hyped $2trn initial public offering has been shelved. But the company isn’t standing still. Alice Gråhns reports…
31 Aug 2018
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If you’d invested in: Next and Superdry

Shares in clothing retailer Next soared last September after the firm reassured investors with a “modest” profit upgrade.
24 Aug 2018
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BHP Billiton struggles with the diet

The mining giant navigated a commodities slide by shedding baggage. Is it in good enough shape for the uphill climb to come? Alice Gråhns reports.
24 Aug 2018
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If you’d invested in: Johnson Matthey and Randgold Resources

Johnson Matthey is a platinum chemicals specialist and last September, its shares soared.
17 Aug 2018
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Stockmarkets

Martin Feldstein: the bull run is running out of steam

Martin Feldstein, the economist who chaired US president Ronald Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers, predicts that the bull run in stocks may soon c…
17 Aug 2018
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Will Tesla go private?

Co-founder and CEO Elon Musk says the stockmarket doesn’t suit the carmaker and he has the cash to buy it out. Alice Gråhns reports.
17 Aug 2018
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Stockmarkets

Pepsi boss calls it a day

Indra Nooyi is stepping down after 12 years as head of PepsiCo. She has kept the company intact – but can her successor? Alice Gråhns reports.
10 Aug 2018
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If you'd invested in: AstraZeneca and Mitie Group

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca is expected to grow its earnings, while outsourcer Mitie's share rice has been hit by a series of profit warnings.
10 Aug 2018
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Investment strategy

David Einhorn: value is struggling

Hedge fund manager David Einhorn says his favoured strategy of value investing – buying out-of-favour companies – has struggled as growth company stoc…
10 Aug 2018
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Stockmarkets

David Rosenberg: beware widening credit spreads

The biggest risk to the ongoing bull market is widening credit spreads, says David Rosenberg of Gluskin Sheff.
3 Aug 2018
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Stockmarkets

Facebook falters as growth slows and shares fall

Social-media giant Facebook has shrugged off “fake news” and claims of voter manipulation. But slowing growth is a different story, says Alice Gråhns.
3 Aug 2018
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If you'd invested in: Pearson and Xaar

Things are finally looking up for educational publisher Pearson, but printer technology firm Xaar has seen its share price plunge.
3 Aug 2018
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If you'd invested in: Tesco and Associated British Foods

Tesco has seen its market value rise almost 50% in a year, while AB Foods has seen shares slide despite a rise in profits.
27 Jul 2018
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Travel and holidays

Four trips into the mountains

The roads less travelled take you through landscapes of dramatic beauty. Alice Gråhns reports.
27 Jul 2018
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Stockmarkets

Ryanair hits an air pocket

No-frills airline Ryanair is juggling spending increases with a long-term rise in labour costs. That’s bad news for its business model.
27 Jul 2018
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If you'd invested in: The Gym Group and Card Factory

Budget gym operator The Gym Group reported a 24.3% rise in revenue for 2017, while retailer the Card Factory's profits slid by 14.1%
20 Jul 2018
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Stockmarkets

Netflix: a crisis of faith

Streaming giant Netflix has fallen short of its new subscriber targets. But it is still streets ahead of its media rivals. Alice Gråhns reports
20 Jul 2018
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Stockmarkets

If you'd invested in: Findel and N Brown Group

Retailer Findel has seen sales surge, while counterpart N Brown Group is considering closing all its physical shops.
13 Jul 2018
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Samsung starts to struggle

A slowdown in smartphone sales has dented profits at the Korean tech giant. But that’s not the only problem. Alice Gråhns reports.
13 Jul 2018
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Travel and holidays

Three dream holidays for nature lovers

From São Tomé and Principe – “Africa’s Galápagos” – to turtle habitats in Tobago, Alice Gråhns reports on some secluded holidays for nature lovers.
29 Jun 2018
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Stockmarkets

Disney, Comcast and Fox: deal frenzy in US media

Emboldened by a new court ruling, Comcast is chasing Ruper Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox. Can it beat Disney to the prize? Alice Gråhns reports.
22 Jun 2018
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People

Paul Tudor Jones: stockmarket could go "crazy"

Hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones, who predicted the October 1987 crash, believes the stockmarket will rally later this year, even in the face of ti…
22 Jun 2018
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If you’d invested in: Ashtead Group and Esure

Over the last decade, the shares of construction and industrial equipment rental firm Ashtead Group have risen by almost 2,700%.
22 Jun 2018
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Stockmarkets

HSBC takes baby steps

Global banking giant HSBC has unveiled an extremely cautious strategic update. Shareholders wanted a bit more spice, says Alice Gråhns.
15 Jun 2018
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Stockmarkets

If you'd invested in: Premier Oil and Petra Diamonds

Premier Oil has seen its share price rise in step with its output and profits, while Petra Diamonds' profit warning has seen the shares slide.
15 Jun 2018
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If you'd invested in: Motorpoint and Low & Bonar

Revenue is rising at vehicle retailer Motorpoint, while materials manufacturer Low & Bonar has seen profits slide.
8 Jun 2018
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Stockmarkets

Microsoft changes tack with GitHub purchase

The software giant once relied on keeping customers tied to its proprietary software. Now it has joined the open-source insurgency. Alice Gråhns repor…
7 Jun 2018
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