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Market returns consistently negative in September

Since 1990 the FTSE All-Share Index's average return for the month has been -1.2 per cent.

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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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The top 10 worries keeping investors up at night

Concerns for market confidence is increasing on several fronts. Here are the biggest worries disturbing expert fund managers’ sleep. 

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US market reaches new highs - how long will bull run last?

A tentative new trade deal between the US and Mexico has driven the US stock market to new highs, extending what is now the country's longest ever bull market. 

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Hunting for global dividends: why investors should look further afield

Investors tend to turn to large-cap UK firms for generous and reliable dividends. But prospects for income seekers overseas are improving.

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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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Dogs of the Footsie: mutts are still ahead

Shaky stock markets in early 2018 left the Dogs’ share prices stagnating overall, although their total returns have remained reassuringly firm.<

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Share Sleuth: solid performer at inviting price made to measure

Richard Beddard looks to Solid State for a second time to fill a gap in the portfolio.

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