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Stockwatch: An AIM share capable of long-term capital growth

Stockwatch: An AIM share capable of long-term capital growth

After a bullish update and further share buying by the chief executive, Edmond Jackson likes this play on wringing higher returns from small companies in a mature bull market.

Is there big upside for this AIM favourite?

Is there big upside for this AIM favourite?

Following a tidy bounce at this popular AIM oil stock, technical analyst Alistair Strang revisits the charts to see if further upside is in the pipeline.

Why markets remain so unpredictable

Why markets remain so unpredictable

With so many ingredients in the mix right now, interactive investor's Head of Investment Rebecca O'Keeffe explains why markets have become more erratic.

Data watch: Services, industrial production, US jobs

Data watch: Services, industrial production, US jobs

Brexit dominates the headlines, but don't forget the drip of important regular economic data. Emil Ahmad analyses the numbers investors need to watch.

Chart of the week: A FTSE 100 bank trade

Chart of the week: A FTSE 100 bank trade

This blue-chip bank has offered three excellent low-risk shorting opportunities since August. Here's what technical analyst John Burford thinks will happen next.

Bitcoin crime crackdown just another buying opportunity

Bitcoin crime crackdown just another buying opportunity

News of a clampdown on criminals using bitcoin is imminent, reports Gary McFarlane, but it'll take more than that to stop the crypto juggernaut.

The Oil Man: Amerisur, Genel, Reabold Resources

The Oil Man: Amerisur, Genel, Reabold Resources

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

Five investment sectors I'll be avoiding next year

Five investment sectors I'll be avoiding next year

James Thomson, manager of the Rathbones Global Opportunities fund, tells Faith Glasgow which areas of the market he sees potential problems with in 2018. 

FTSE 100: Bulls take charge this week

FTSE 100: Bulls take charge this week

The market mist is starting to clear, with blue-chips building momentum Monday. Chartist Alistair Strang looks at whether the sun will continue to shine on the Footsie.

The week ahead: An 8% yielder, Royal Mail, Next, Ferguson, Carillion

The week ahead: An 8% yielder, Royal Mail, Next, Ferguson, Carillion

The pace of corporate reporting is beginning to slow, but there is still plenty to interest investors and some big dividends to be had.

Why we are getting out of China

Why we are getting out of China

Central bank tightening poses a number of risks to our holdings. Here's how we are repositioning. Ceri Jones reports on The Red Dragon's fiery risk concerns.

These five AIM firms could own the tech stars of tomorrow

These five AIM firms could own the tech stars of tomorrow

Former AIM writer of the year Andrew Hore has found a handful of great companies with exposure to technology that could shape our future.

Should you buy Haynes shares?

Should you buy Haynes shares?

Haynes is an itch that companies analyst Richard Beddard cannot stop scratching. Here, he tells us whether he's ready to buy.

Frustrating Footsie all over the place

Frustrating Footsie all over the place

As an index, the FTSE 100 has been the worst of the domestic indices this year and lags overseas rivals by miles. Lee Wild discusses the latest downturn.

The Oil Man: Victoria Oil & Gas

The Oil Man: Victoria Oil & Gas

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

Still opportunities in the UK retail sector

Still opportunities in the UK retail sector

With Britain's retail sector underperforming the wider market by 10% this year, Emil Ahmad examines the impact of changing shopping trends on our best-loved shopkeepers.

The stockmarket in December: Two best weeks of the year coming up!

The stockmarket in December: Two best weeks of the year coming up!

For the past 47 years December and April have been the two best months of the year for shares. Stephen Eckett tells us why they're so good for investors.

Stockwatch: Politics, tax and contrarian plays

Stockwatch: Politics, tax and contrarian plays

As speculation grows that Britain will go to the polls in 2018, Edmond Jackson looks at potential consequences and possible contrarian investments.

FTSE 100: Pinch, punch, first bounce of the month?

FTSE 100: Pinch, punch, first bounce of the month?

It's been a grim week for the FTSE 100, but will it end on a high note? Chartist Alistair Strang looks at where invetsors should expect a bounce.

Best funds to invest in the finance sector

Best funds to invest in the finance sector

A complete overhaul since the Credit Crunch has made the financial sector investible again. Dzmitry Lipski names two funds that are up to the job.