Shares

Share Sleuth: Why I trimmed one share and was bowled over by another

Richard Beddard does some pruning and gets the ball rolling with another new holding for the Share Sleuth portfolio.

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FTSE 100 sees second best day on record. The bottom or a false start rally?

Bear markets usually see multiple false start rallies before the bottom is actually reached.

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The US Federal Reserve’s unprecedented policies fail to boost market confidence

While the Federal Reserve’s commitment to open-ended quantitative easing removes some uncertainty facing investors, two key concerns remain.

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Share Watch: Greggs shares? I’m still chewing it over

One firm has hit on a winning formula, but another’s share price is indigestible – for the moment at least, says Richard Beddard.

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A rise in dividend cuts looks likely: 12 shares that look vulnerable

As is always the case in times of an economic slowdown, companies with weak financial positions feel the effects first.

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Markets don’t appear too impressed by the chancellor’s new spending splurge

Government response to this crisis is not the primary driver of market sentiment right now, some argue. 

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Investors are buying the dip: will it work this time?

The crises facing the global economy is, in many ways, unprecedented.

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Diary of a private investor during a week of carnage for global markets

Richard Hunter kept a commentator’s diary during last weeks coronavirus-driven volatility.

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FTSE 100 slumps below 5,000 points as US interest rate cut causes panic

It was hoped the Federal Reserve's move to cut interest rates to zero would be greeted warmly by investors, but the opposite has played out. 

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