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Here’s why the ‘Santa rally’ is real

Investors can expect a Christmas bonus most Decembers, says Stephen Eckett.

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What does December 2018 hold for investors?

We share key dates for your diary and review significant stock market anniversaries.

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Equities in 2019: what will power US markets?

While politics and discussions about trade will compete for investors attention, the narrative will be driven by corporate earnings growth, says Romain Boscher.

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Is a Santa rally guaranteed this December?

Stock markets are struggling, but winter is typically a profitable time for investors. Richard Hunter discusses the likelihood of a Santa rally.

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Will FTSE reshuffle give Neil Woodford a boost?

Lee Wild, head of equity strategy at interactive investor, gives a rundown of the promotion and relegation candidates ahead of the FTSE reshuffle next month.

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DIY investor insights: the seven big drivers of share prices

In the first of a three-part series, Peter Alcaraz, author of The Wealth Game, names the seven big drivers of share prices.

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The return of defensive stocks

Amid market turbulence, investors should consider high-quality, structural dividend growth stocks for protection and opportunity.

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US stock market hands back 2018 gains

The story behind the sell-off will be familiar to anyone who’s followed the market’s previous sharp sell-offs this year.

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Waste not, want not: investing in the circular economy

From US carpet firm Mohawk to retail giant Tesco, companies are finding innovative solutions in the war on waste.

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