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WPP in biggest fall in 19 years as Trump enthusiasm wanes

WPP in biggest fall in 19 years as Trump enthusiasm wanes

Advertising behemoth WPP slumped by 10% Wednesday, its biggest one-day fall since 1998. Graeme Evans finds out why.

Woodford keeps the faith with Provident - should you?

Woodford keeps the faith with Provident - should you?

Neil Woodford still thinks Provident Financial is undervalued, while a pair of brokers disagree with each other. David Brenchley attempts to get to the bottom of things.

Seven small and mid-cap stocks to avoid

Seven small and mid-cap stocks to avoid

This broker has applied its 'Red Flag' checklist to FTSE 250 firms to find which could be in danger of profits warnings. Graeme Evans rounds up the sinners.

A mid-cap portfolio to beat the FTSE 250

A mid-cap portfolio to beat the FTSE 250

This basket of 11 stocks is up 14% since December, compared to the FTSE 250's 12%. Graeme Evans finds out which contributed to performance most.

A big warning for income investors

A painful warning for income investors

Dividend dog Provident Financial has exposed the risks of this well-known high-yield strategy. Stockopedia's Ben Hobson explains why.

Dogs of the Footsie: Thrashing FTSE 100 at halfway stage

Dogs of the Footsie 2017: Ahead of the FTSE 100 at the halfway stage

According to Dogs theory, income is a crucial part of investment returns - and that is particularly true as inflation starts to creep up, says Heather Connon.

Is "the other Sirius" a viable long-term investment?

Is "the other Sirius" a viable long-term investment?

Another London-listed company named Sirius is interesting chartist Alistair Strang today. He also updates on a mid cap set to continue its drive higher.

The Oil Man: Kosmos, Enquest, Cairn, Premier

The Oil Man: Kosmos, Enquest, Cairn

Oil industry analyst Malcolm Graham-Wood has seen it all. Here, he gives Interactive Investor his opinion on the sector's top stories.

Persimmon continues to surge higher with new record high

Persimmon continues to surge higher with new record high

Housebuilders continue to defy housing market pessimists and drive higher. Graeme Evans reports on how Persimmon made a new all-time high Tuesday.

BHP hits six-month high after bowing to activist pressure

BHP hits six-month high after bowing to activist pressure

Investors were toasting miner BHP Billiton's decision to exit its US shale business, sending shares to a six-month high. Graeme Evans reports.

Woodford suffers £300m Provident blow after second profit warning

Woodford suffers £300m Provident blow after second profit warning

Neil Woodford kept the faith in Provident Financial after its first profits warning. Today, he may be regretting that decision. Graeme Evans finds out why.

Here's why investors shouldn't try to play seasonality

How to Play Seasonality

September is, on average, the worst month for stocks. But averages aren't predictive - grit your teeth and stay invested, says investment legend Ken Fisher.

Flurry of property trust launches tempt income investors with 5% plus yields

Flurry of property trust launches tempt income investors with 5% plus yields

The large number of real estate investment trust launches illustrates investors' continued demand for yield. Marina Gerner investigates the trend.

How close will sterling get to parity against the euro?

How close will sterling get to parity against the euro?

The UK currency is key to the FTSE 100, which rises when sterling falls. Chartist Alistair Strang updates on the exchange rate's potential movements.

Stockwatch: Is this a coiled spring or a falling knife?

Stockwatch: Is this a coiled spring or a falling knife?

It's likely private investors are eyeing this mid cap up but sitting on their hands for now. This could be of interest to vigilant traders, says Edmond Jackson.

Where to look for income as global dividend index hits three-year high

Where to look for income as global dividend index hits three-year high

Global dividends have hit a new quarterly high, but the UK is lagging in headline terms. David Brenchley finds out fund managers' favoured areas for yield.

The Oil Man: Gulfsands Petroleum, Kosmos, Total

The Oil Man: Gulfsands Petroleum, Kosmos,Total

Oil industry analyst Malcolm Graham-Wood has seen it all. Here, he gives Interactive Investor his opinion on the sector's top stories.

Why this is the most hated bull market in history

Why this is the most hated bull market in history

The eight-year bull run since the financial crisis has been loathed rather than loved, says Miton's David Jane. Here's why.

Chart of the Week: Why this high-flyer has run out of gas

Chart of the Week: Why this high-flyer has run out of gas

After a cracking run on the back of the electric vehicle revolution, technical analyst John Burford says this US stock may have hit a "major top".

Tactical Asset Allocator: Emerging market exposure on the up

Tactical Asset Allocator: Emerging market exposure on the up

Emerging markets now make up nearly a third of the Tactical Asset Allocator portfolio. Ceri Jones explains why.