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Aston Martin: buy a V8 Vantage, or 6,000 shares
Investors’ interest has been piqued by the announcement of an initial public offering (IPO) of shares in luxury British car…
Can I buy and sell shares while keeping cash savings in a tax-free Isa?
One of our experts answers a reader's question.
Behavioural biases: five tips to manage your investment bad habits
So far in this series of articles, we have seen that behavioural biases are programmed into us. This is often…
Behavioural biases: Confirmation bias - I know best when it comes to investing
Imagine you turn up for work and you’re feeling a bit sensitive. For no particular reason you believe all your…
Stress-test your investment portfolio for a bear market
With markets at all-time highs, what can you do to prepare your portfolio for the worst, without sacrificing growth? Moneywise…
Behavioural biases: Will what happened to my investments yesterday happen again today?
Assume you are driving in a foreign country for the first time. On your drive you pass an equal number of red…
Investment trust managers reveal their longest-held stocks
If you’re in it for the long haul, well-managed investment trusts based on solid, market-leading businesses can deliver…
Shoppers don’t like WHSmith - but investors might not mind
Shoppers have panned WHSmith for poor customer service, value and standards of its stores in a new survey, which canvasses…
Stock market lumps, bumps and buying on the dips
To use a football analogy, 2018 has been a game of two halves so far. In January, markets barely batted an eyelid as global…
Fund Briefing: How to invest in industry sectors
While you may be tempted to invest in specific sectors that you believe offer a good chance of future growth, this approach is…