ArchivesMagazine - 22 Mar 2018Barclays now in Edward Bramson’s cross-hairs Activist investors have a history of improving share price performance and total returns for shareholders; will Barclays’ new stakeholder do the same? 22 March 2018|Big News Issue: 22 Mar 2018 - Page 6 < Is the stock market over-reacting to bad news with large share price declines? Pound see-saws on Brexit progress and softer price growth > Issue: 22 Mar 2018 - Page 6 | Contents Next: Pound see-saws on Brexit progress and softer price growth Previous: Is the stock market over-reacting to bad news with large share price declines? Find out how to deal online from £1.50 in a SIPP, ISA or Dealing account. David Stevenson Issue Contents Big News Impressive earnings ‘beats’ from service companies and engineers Barclays now in Edward Bramson’s cross-hairs What does Putin’s win mean for Russia-focused investments? FTSE 100 in a spin amid takeovers, restructures and spin-offs Is there more to come from Burford Capital? Pound see-saws on Brexit progress and softer price growth Editor's View Is the stock market over-reacting to bad news with large share price declines? Feature How to use moving averages to pin down the FTSE 100 Great Ideas We are big fans of Volution which is trading on a bargain rating Demand is soaring for chemicals firm Synthomer Great Ideas Update Midwich has gained nearly 50% in seven months Superb results push shares in Somero to an all-time high We got it wrong with Micro Focus and Greencore Investment Trusts Henderson EuroTrust prepares for debt-fueled spending spree A tale of two multi-manager funds: Alliance Trust vs Witan Larger Companies The bull and bear case for Morrisons Main Feature Saving the world: the companies trying to fight major diseases Money Matters What does the change in auto-enrolment contributions mean for you? How to get your investments to pay you £10,000 per year Three ways to smooth your investment returns Smaller Companies XLMedia looks exciting... but is there a catch? EKF Diagnostics seen as a future takeover target Story In Numbers Cobalt price rally ‘could last for another two years’ Further value wiped off toilet roll provider Accrol Eurozone inflation revised down Talking Point Why clarity is key when communicating strategy Week Ahead Next gets set to deliver High expectations at Taptica ahead of full year results Has CMC weathered the storm?