Michael Murray

Michael Murray

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Michael Murray: Minimum wage hike is comparatively good news

Michael Murray: Minimum wage hike is comparatively good news

A higher minimum wage might be the least of the worries for investors in the months ahead

Weight Watchers bloated after stake purchase by Oprah Winfrey

Weight Watchers bloated after stake purchase by Oprah Winfrey

Company's share price has been volatile, erratic, and unnerving

Michael Murray: Tax, debt, divorce, domicile and diversity are common reasons for directors’ share sales

Michael Murray: Tax, debt, divorce, domicile and diversity are common reasons for directors’ share sales

They don’t necessarily foretell trouble ahead

There are three ways to bite into a ‘Big Mac’ - shares, shorting, or a franchise

There are three ways to bite into a ‘Big Mac’ - shares, shorting, or a franchise

By the end of this year, McDonald’s should be able to boast half a century of uninterrupted dividend growth

Michael Murray: Granny stocks

Michael Murray: Granny stocks

When looking for stock market pointers, it does no harm to run the rule over granny’s intentions

Michael Murray: Uncertainty hurts us all

Michael Murray: Uncertainty hurts us all

Brexit would shift EU balance of power

Happily for their investors, Kerry Group and Kingspan are largely insulated from domestic political instability

Happily for their investors, Kerry Group and Kingspan are largely insulated from domestic political instability

Both companies should be able to survive a 'dolly mixture' coalition

Michael Murray: The long road to repairing Ireland’s banks

Michael Murray: The long road to repairing Ireland’s banks

For decades in the run-up to the financial crisis, the two main Irish banks were core holdings i...

Michael Murray: We might just get an investor-friendly government

Michael Murray: We might just get an investor-friendly government

We really need one

Outsourcing groups might appear sound investments. Be very wary

Outsourcing groups might appear sound investments. Be very wary

Compass is my top pick for relative security and stability in a competitive sector

International markets remain nervous but Irish banks sparkle

International markets remain nervous but Irish banks sparkle

Janet Yellen’s testimony to Congress was especially unsettling

Michael Murray: Daimler’s shares look attractively priced

Michael Murray: Daimler’s shares look attractively priced

Even with some challenges looming in 2016

How to avoid panicking in plummeting markets

How to avoid panicking in plummeting markets

Some think that they can time their ins and outs of the market

Greencore believes there is a major opportunity in the US

Greencore believes there is a major opportunity in the US

Company's expansion programme to cost more than £100 million

Michael Murray: A few short years after the worst ever crash, Paddy is piling in yet again

Michael Murray: A few short years after the worst ever crash, Paddy is piling in yet again

If Paddy in the golf club is back into property, 'I have to do it too' appears to be the mentality