Shares

Here’s why it is worth investing small amounts

DIY Investor Toolkit: Here’s how far £100 a month can go in the stock market over five years.

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Four healthcare stocks benefiting from ageing populations

Negative sentiment over the sector is providing the chance to pick up quality companies at attractive valuations.

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Dividend Danger Zone: Are bond proxies yielding 5 per cent plus a buy or value trap?

Bond proxy stocks, those that on the surface offer a safe and predicable income, have thrived under the decade-long loose monetary policy environment.

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How to buy shares and become a stock market investor

Since leaving university eight years ago I have made a living writing about investing. By my best guess, during this time I have interviewed perhaps 100 fund managers, including some of the sharpest investor minds around.

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Nick Train on the virtues of doing nothing

‘The lack of change is one of the more remarkable characteristics of the Finsbury Growth and Income investment trust,’ Nick Train said at a Frostrow Capital investment seminar today.

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Be wary of firms pursuing 'engineered growth'

Within the corporate world, the innovation dynamic, or Schumpeter’s ‘creative destruction’ is nothing new.

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Is a recession coming and should investors care?

Investors aren’t expecting a recession anytime soon, according to a recent survey. Are they correct or complacent?

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Carillion's collapse: 'a story of recklessness, hubris and greed'

A damning report by MPs has condemned not only the directors of Carillion, but also key regulators and the company’s auditors, who did little to prevent the collapse of the company in January.

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