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    Zak Mir

    Senior Market Strategist

    Zak Mir started his career in the City as a derivatives broker in the 1990s, working for the likes of Sucden and Union Cal (later part of Man Group). From 2000, and the arrival of the Dotcom boom, he became a technical analyst at Shares Magazine. He has since written for Yahoo! Finance, the Investors Chronicle and Spectator Money. His recent focus has been growth companies on the UK stock market via Share-Talk.com, and via his 15,000 strong Twitter following @ZaksTradersCafe.

    Latest author articles

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    It can be said that for retailers of all shapes and sizes 2020 to date has been a challenging year. But what is
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    Bullish sentiment for the iQIYI share price
    November 19, 2020
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    Months of outperformance for the JD share price
    November 18, 2020
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    Disney share price: a COVID-19 loser, now a COVID-19 vaccine winner?
    November 17, 2020
    Perhaps one of the surprise, and non-intuitive aspects of the stock market after a bear phase is that it can be the
    The Pfizer share price vaccine boost
    November 17, 2020
    On November 9 the Pfizer share price not only received a shot in the arm from the company’s own groundbreaking COVID-19
    National Grid share price: NG’s defensive qualities
    November 16, 2020
    One of the traditional strengths of companies in the utility sector is that they are dull and dependable.
    INTU share price outperformance
    November 16, 2020
    The INTU share price is special amongst leading stocks in the sense that it has not only fully recovered from the
    Persimmon shares as safe as houses
    November 13, 2020
    Many sectors have been affected by the aftermath of COVID-19 striking earlier this year. For the Persimmon share price
    1,000% Nio share price rise
    November 13, 2020
    One of the stock highlights of the year to date has been the Nio share price rise, something which can be appreciated
    Vodafone share price and the journey to 5G
    November 12, 2020
    The Vodafone share price should have seen a big win in 2020. The 5G rollout is ongoing, and has been underlined by the
    A history of volatility for the Bitcoin price
    November 12, 2020
    Whether traders and investors actually have any exposure to the Bitcoin price or not, it would appear that the price of
    The Carnival share price cruises to the top of the S&P 500
    November 11, 2020
    There was a near three weeks and 10% correction for the S&P 500 ahead of the US Presidential election date on November
    NKLA Share Price Mania
    November 11, 2020
    The NKLA share price was fast approaching the kind of mania seen in electric vehicle maker Tesla (TSLA) going into the
    Hutchison China Meditech share price: a pharma specialist
    November 10, 2020
    One of the rules of pharma is that the more specialist a player is, the greater the margins and the longer the company
    Unicredit share price gains on a banking sector rebound
    November 10, 2020
    The banking sector has not exactly covered itself in glory over recent years. It is also not noted as being a winner in
    Uber share price: too early to hail ride-hailing again?
    November 9, 2020
    Given the way that we may be in a stop - start lockdowns for the pandemic for quite some time, the Uber share price
    Astrazeneca share price gets a COVID-19 vaccine boost
    November 9, 2020
    It might be expected that in the middle of a pandemic, pharma stocks of all shapes and sizes will be in positive focus.
    BNP Paribas share price and the banking sector
    November 6, 2020
    The banking sector including BNP Paribas shares has become synonymous with perhaps most of the worst aspects of the
    Bayer share price: pharmaceutical credentials
    November 6, 2020
    Most investors would intuitively assume that in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic in Q1 this year, a multinational
    Investors continue to snack on the Mondelez share price
    November 5, 2020
    We are familiar with stocks who have been winners and losers in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the
    McDonalds share price: a drive-thru winner
    November 5, 2020
    It may seem to be something of an aberration to note that fast food chain McDonalds did recently manage to see its
    British American Tobacco share price stubbed out by COVID-19
    November 4, 2020
    Like even the most sturdy blue chips stocks, the British American Tobacco share price was hit hard in the run up to the
    Is the Baidu share price a COVID-19 winner?
    November 4, 2020
    Since the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Q1 this year, the name of the game on the stock market has firstly been to avoid
    CVS share price forecast to respond to another earnings beat
    November 3, 2020
    CVS Health is a classic example of a company which illustrates the merits of strictly trading or investing according to
    Can the Berkshire Hathaway share price, and Warren Buffett, the world’s most successful investor, continue their meteoric rise?
    November 3, 2020
    It may be the case that the Berkshire Hathaway Share Price has performed no worse than many blue chip stocks so far
    Honeywell share price: sweeter than expected
    November 2, 2020
    One of the quirks of the COVID-19 affected stock market is that the reaction of investors to the fortunes of particular
    Chevron share price to catch the pessimists off guard with a Q3 win
    November 2, 2020
    If we have learned anything since the start of the pandemic earlier this year, it is as much about how corporates have
    Ryanair share price in the brace position ahead of H1 earnings
    October 30, 2020
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    Will the Microsoft share price maintain its cloud computing inspired momentum?
    October 30, 2020
    While volatility can be a characteristic of some of the FAANG stocks, Microsoft shares have continued their post March
    HSBC share price: could the return of the dividend deliver a new share price rise?
    October 30, 2020
    After being prevented from paying out a dividend in the wake of the pandemic in March, the return of a payout to
    Barclays share price projected to bounce back after bad debt charge
    October 30, 2020
    As the COVID-19 pandemic enters a second phase, investors in Barclays need to balance the woes of retail with the boom