Shares

Share Watch: battling technology group diversifying and looks cheap

Each month, Richard Beddard trawls through annual corporate results for candidates for his Watchlist and the Share Sleuth portfolio of companies that satisfy key valuation metrics.

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UK profits reach record high; oil and mining lead the way

Pre-tax profits for UK companies grew by 13.7% in the third quarter of 2018, almost double the yearly growth rate for the

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Five risks to check: investing for dividends

While dividend strategies can seem like straightforward ways for investors to maximise their income, here are five potential pitfalls.

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Markets start to recover – is the worst of the sell-off over?

After a grim October, markets around the world appear to have stablished this week, primarily on the back of growing optimism around the US/China trade dispute.

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Which FTSE 100 shares did the best and worst in October 2018?

October was painful for markets across the globe, and the FTSE 100 index was no different. Here are the index's biggest winners and losers. 

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Remember, remember, November's middling performance is becoming weaker

In recent years, the stock market has been noticeably weak in the autumn month, says Stephen Eckett.

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History suggests these 10 shares will be winter winners

Winter Portfolios 2018: our two portfolios are back. Lee Wild unveils the star performers that make up each basket of shares.

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Does fall in tech stocks signal the end of the bull market?

Tech's outperformance may be coming to an end – and that has potential implications for the wider market.

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Another torrid week for markets: is the bull market now over?

If markets continue to fall, the S&P 500 will have seen two separate 10% drawdowns in the space of the year. 

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