John has been covering financial markets since before the FTSE 100 existed, starting out on the Industries and Commodities team at Dun & Bradstreet, before moving on to Datastream, where he was head of the news team for several years. After a succession of management roles at Thomson Reuters he returned to front-line journalism in 2006. Prior to joining Proactive Investors he was managing editor at Sharecast.
The successful integration of NetDimensions into the group has realised synergies on time and to budget, with considerable success in renewing contracts and winning new customers
The company was arguably late to change to a software-as-a-service model, but the change is beginning to take hold
"This acquisition by Gfinity will allow RealSport to create even more great content, across more areas and platforms for our fans than ever before," said Roei Samuel, co-founder of Real SM
A flexible jobs market, an increase in short-term contracts - all play to the strengths of the specialist in background checks
A new higher power 5kW stack platform development is underway to address new high volume markets such as the data centre and automotive applications
"60 Minutes" and "20/20" could soon have a new rival in the weekly news magazine format
Sales activity accelerated in the fourth quarter last year and the group is seeing key fund administration clients starting to increase their use of StatPro's flagship platform, Revolution
The group has responded to criticism of previous accounting practices by adopting a more conservative approach
A lot of academic research suggests a momentum investing strategy outperforms the market. John Harrington attempts to concoct a lazy person's momentum investing system.
A 31.4% gain in just over three months has given a respectable sheen to the performance of the virtual portfolio that is focused on dividend-paying growth stocks
Since the "bombed out" virtual portfolio bit the dust, we've lacked a stock filter that identifies recovery stocks; once again drawing on the simple ideas of Michael O'Higgins ("Dogs of the Dow"), John Harrington takes a look at the price-to-sales ratio as a means of identifying comeback kings.
The two most recent additions to the portfolio did the business at the tail end of 2017, but Zytronic gets the heave-ho on concerns over debt collection