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How long can the US bulls keep raging?

It’s been a record breaking year for US markets, but are US equities being blindly bullish, asks Guy Stephens, technical investment director at Rowan Dartington.

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Facing up to the power of ethical investment

Tim Harman, investment manager at Thesis Asset Management, offers Facebook’s experiences as an example of how poor ESG practice can undermine profitability. 

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What to do when a loved one dies: the financial practicalities

The death of a loved one is one of the toughest periods any of us have to go through - dealing with their financial affairs can make the situation even more difficult.

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Are growth stocks overvalued?

As tech stocks surge ahead, active managers feel compelled to own them to reduce the risk of underperformance: classic bubble behaviour, fear of missing out.

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Three hidden gems in the UK Equity Income sector

Here are three smaller companies that have helped to drive outperformance, despite lingering macro anxieties in the UK.

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Why real estate should outperform during US/China trade war

Limited impact on real estate fundamentals should see the sector thrive amid trade war tensions.

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Is the Golden Age for pension tax reliefs finally set to end?

Seen as rewarding the few not the many, changes to pension tax relief now seem inevitable. Jason Hollands argues an alternative proposal. 

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Forget the growth versus value dichotomy

When it comes to growth versus value, T. Bailey advocates a third way – allocating to long-term drivers of growth.

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Big tech – what does the future hold?

While tech giants may be over-owned, their fundamentals are much improved.

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