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PPG – rising costs exposes weak pricing power. An increasingly common story

Tax reductions, tariff walls and a trillion dollar plus increase in Federal debt to fund the party and one might have thought that bond markets would be fretting about inflation. Perhaps surprisingly and despite the absence of Fed price distortions as a buyer of its own junk, the inflation rate implied from the TIPS-fixed Treasury […]

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Wazzup – 24rd May 2017

  Marks & Spencer Plc – FY17 results:  –  fortunately markets liked the results (+1.5% to 393.4p close), although beyond the 6% OpFCF yield and big dividend there wasn’t much to get too excited about. Having tucked away over £600m in ‘exceptional’ charges over the last couple of years on everything from ‘onerous leases’ to […]

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