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Seven shares for the future

Seven shares for the future

Rising share prices have shrunk the number of companies recommended by Richard Beddard's Decision Engine to just seven.

Investment trusts with 'substantial' skin in the game

Investment trusts with 'substantial' skin in the game

Andrew Pitts names the investment trust directors and managers that have meaningful 'skin in the game'.

Why this pharma giant slumped to a three-year low

Why this pharma giant slumped to a three-year low

This share is in freefall after delays to the approval process for one of its drugs. However, David Brenchley finds that analysts are unperturbed and remain positive.

The Oil Man: SDX Energy, Plexus Holdings, Solo Oil

The Oil Man: SDX Energy, Plexus Holdings, Solo Oil

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

Where next for financial markets - higher or lower?

Where next for financial markets - higher or lower?

From a top-down perspective, the global economic environment is pretty strong, says Miton's Anthony Rayner; but where next for financial markets?

Stockwatch: Deals will drive this share

Stockwatch: Deals will drive this share

A new chairman has just spent heavily on shares in this AIM company, and Edmond Jackson is getting excited about acquisition potential.

Can the FTSE 100 breach 7,500 again?

Can the FTSE 100 breach 7,500 again?

The FTSE 100 slipping below 7,400 would break the clear May uptrend, but chartist Alistair Strang is setting his targets for the blue-chip index high.

Insider: A big gamble and buying Woodford's trust

Insider: A big gamble and buying Woodford’s trust

A large bet's been placed on this £400m company, while directors at the Woodford trust think they've spotted a bargain, reports Lee Wild.

Fund manager's favourite small-cap pharma shares

Fund manager's favourite small-cap pharma shares

If you're looking for capital growth, don't bother with big pharma, argues fund manager Paul Mumford. He tells Lee Wild where investors should look.

Why it's hard to be positive about Royal Mail

Why it's hard to be positive about Royal Mail

Royal Mail has arrested its decline momentarily thanks to reasonable full-year results, but investors remain sceptical. David Brenchley reports.

Woodford Income Focus versus Equity Income: What's the difference?

Woodford Income Focus versus Equity Income: What's the difference?

Neil Woodford has just unveiled the holdings in his new Income Focus fund and there are lots of familiar names. David Brenchley compares the two.

Horta-Osório buys stake in Lloyds Bank

Horta-Osório buys stake in Lloyds Bank

He's highly-paid and already a major shareholder in Lloyds, but the chief executive is buying more, reports Lee Wild.

The Oil Man: Hurricane, Cairn/FAR, Sound Energy

The Oil Man: Hurricane, Cairn/FAR, Sound Energy

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

A mid-cap worth keeping an eye on

A mid-cap worth keeping an eye on

This share has not recovered all of the gap-down post the Brexit vote, but chartist Alistair Strang has spotted a level which is of 'special interest'.

Emerging markets have returned to form - time to buy?

Emerging markets have returned to form - time to buy?

Favourable economic fundamentals are drawing investors back into global emerging markets, following several years when the sector lost its shine. Marina Gerner investigates.

Should you invest in Shell or BP?

Should you invest in Shell or BP?

This broker has nailed its colours to the mast, so which oil major does it prefer? David Brenchley has the answer.

10 of the best High Flyer shares around

10 of the best High Flyer shares around

Paying up for high-quality firms with investor sentiment behind them can be very powerful. Stockopedia's Ben Hobson names 10 capable of compounding strong returns over many years.

The credit crunch, 10 years on

The credit crunch, 10 years on

Fidelity fixed income portfolio manager Ian Spreadbury believes today's environment is eerily similar to that of 2007, but with three significant differences.

Government completes Lloyds Bank exit

Government completes Lloyds Bank exit

After almost nine years, the government has sold its last Lloyds shares. It's proved the perfect trigger for a significant rally, reports Lee Wild.

Be careful betting against the FTSE 100

Be careful betting against the FTSE 100

Its latest rally is impressive, but Alistair Strang asks is there any drop-dead obvious places where a short becomes viable?