Shares

Share Sleuth: half-year head scratching

Coming off three years of inconsistent growth, BrainJuicer's half-year results do nothing to enhance the firm's fading reputation as a growth stock. The company reported a 24 per cent fall in adjusted profit.

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Time to consider the problems of success - Share Sleuth portfolio Oct 15 update

Even over a few years, the movement of share prices doesn't provide valuable information about the long-term prospects of shares in a portfolio.

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Summer portfolios streets ahead of the market

After extensive research, our sister website Interactive Investor has uncovered two seasonal portfolios which have significantly outperformed the wider market over the summer months for the past decade.

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Struggling to move the profit needle - Share Watch Oct 15 update

  • Games Workshop is cutting costs for profit
  • Goodwin see slump in profits
  • Renishaw not banking on Far East

Each month Richard Beddard trawls through annual corporate re

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Fisher's Financial Mythbusters: concentrate to build wealth

Here's a stock market rule that 'everyone knows': concentrate to build wealth, diversify to protect it. And that's true! Concentrating can be great for building wealth. But sometimes it's deadly.

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Share Sleuth: throwing in the oily rag

Haynes Publishing, one of the first companies to join the Share Sleuth portfolio, leaves it.

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15 shares to buy on the cheap

As the third quarter draws to a close and with share prices at multi-month lows, investors might be tempted to pick up some bargains.

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Party like it's 1997, and buy Barclays

Stocks falling fast after years of calm. Swinging currencies and hard-landing fears in emerging Asia. Plunging commodity prices. Strong dollar, strong pound. We've seen this movie before, and it has a happy ending.

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