Share prices have risen sharply in the past week, yet a slew of profit warnings is concerning. But something else is worrying Edmond Jackson.
FTSE indices turned moderately lower in early deals, following mixed sessions on Wall St and in Asia, with a string of softer financials.
It has been a tough quarter for our portfolio. Its manager explains why it has faltered and outlines the difficult decisions he must make.
Hype does not equal investment returns, says L&G's Richard Penny. Avoid early-stage growth companies and focus on the tried and tested indicators of success.
Investing in the stock market can appear daunting to a beginner, but equities beat cash and bonds over most medium and long-term periods.