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Which stocks should you buy and sell this summer?

If you're reading this article it's likely you're either tied to your desk in a sweaty office, on the train home, or sat on the sofa with one eye on the box.

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How to predict a profits warning

Get it right and stock-picking can be a rewarding pastime, both financially and intellectually.

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Keep the faith with grumpy HSBC

HSBC is not a happy bunny.

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The week ahead (04/08-08/08)

Housebuilder Bellway and temporary power generator Aggreko will report, while July's services PMI will be released in the coming five days.

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Four small-cap stocks primed to outperform

Small caps had a difficult first half. The Aim index fell by over 8 per cent compared with a flat six months for the FTSE All-Share index.

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Sensible approach to Lloyds Banking

Half-year results from Lloyds Banking Group looked fairly decent and there are certainly grounds for optimism, but a failure to budge the share price (currently 73p) suggests a healthy dose of scepticism persists.

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Earnings surge boosts Shell's share price

Royal Dutch Shell's net earnings rose by a third in the second three months of its financial year, driven by higher oil production and better prices. Investors are impressed and the share price has risen sharply.

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Russia fears cast cloud over BP

With BP's stake in Rosneft generating over $1 billion (£590 million) of profit during the second quarter, the oil major has warned that further economic sanctions on Russia following the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH1

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