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  • Editor’s Picks / 27 November 2015 at 13:13 GMT

    UK to outspend US over the holidays: ING poll

    A new survey released by ING indicates that Britons are preparing to outspend their US counterparts this holiday season. According to the polls, the UK tops the 14-country "Christmas Spending League" with the average Brit planning to spend $440 this holiday season (the average American is looking to drop $382 on holiday-related purchases). According to ING's Martha McKenzie-Minifie, "the fact that Thanksgiving and the Black Friday sales are so close to Christmas could well contribute to the [result]". At the bottom of the league? Germany, Australia, Ialy, and Spain, where consumers are planning $200 worth of holiday shopping.
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    Bent L Bent L
    I was lucky to close the positions already on 3/6 with a gain of 7% of the gross exposure. Nice :-)
    Are you still optimistic on the Lowe´s...
    Mads Koefoed Mads Koefoed
    @Bent L: Excellent! Regarding Lowe's, it has not really performed yet. We have a week to go before we hit the (self-imposed) max. holding period, let's see...
    Jadira F. Norton Jadira F. Norton
    ING outperformed, greatest news ever unforward.
  • Trade view / 27 May 2015 at 8:47 GMT
    Strategic trade

    #SaxoStrats: Long Credit Agricole, short ING

    ING has outperformed Credit Agricole recently and is viewed more favourably by analysts. The spread, however, between these two equities has widened too much in our view, so we look to capture any mean reversion by buying Credit Agricole and selling short ING.
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