Retail Drive for good Christmas performance ▪ Halfords Group – Profits Up ▪ M&S – profits fall 10%, missing key fashion trends Oil & Gas Production With Colder weather more demand for oil and gas ▪ BP ▪ Shell Take care with sector quite risky ensure a good portfolio spread when investing. Penny Stocks Three example industries
Beverages Incoming party season expect a more demand for wines, spirits and beer ▪ SABMiller: Brands Include Bulmer’s, Coors Light ▪ Diageo: Guinness, Smirnoff Ensure to look at their brands and market share, take into account seasons i.e cider brewers generally do better in the summer time. Impact the US presidential elections will have on the US and global capital markets. Obamacare 3.8 per cent tax will kick in ▪ What does this mean for medicine/private healthcare companies? Tax's will need to be raised along with over a thousand spending cuts will likely be implemented additional taxes ▪ This should hit consumer spending. How will this effect companies trading in the US market?