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Prospect of 8%-plus yield at Bovis

Prospect of 8%-plus yield at Bovis

Bovis Homes will deliver 25% return on capital and pay special dividends. David Brenchley looks at whether these "ambitious" plans are achievable.

When gold can brighten up your portfolio

When gold can brighten up your portfolio

Investors turn to safe havens when equity and bond markets come under pressure, which inevitably means gold. Dzmitry Lipski explains how best to play the theme.

Here's Neil Woodford's apology for dire performance

Here's Neil Woodford's apology for dire performance

His star has lost its shine, and Neil Woodford is 'very sorry' for his poor performance. Tom Bailey has the best bits from Woodford's video apology.

Reason for optimism at Petrofac?

Reason for optimism at Petrofac?

It's been one of the worst-performing shares and 'very real dangers' remain, warns chartist Alistair Strang. But things could move quickly if it breaks above this level.

Fast-growing LoopUp still trades at a discount

Fast-growing LoopUp still trades at a discount

There's a £5bn market for outsourced conference calling, and LoopUp is grabbing its share, quickly, writes Lee Wild.

10 small-cap titans for brave value hunters

10 small-cap titans for brave value hunters

Smaller companies often generate the strongest returns. With that in mind, Stockopedia's Ben Hobson has run a hugely successful screen to find the best small-caps right now.

The Oil Man: SDX Energy, Petrofac, Victoria Oil

The Oil Man: SDX Energy, Petrofac, Victoria Oil

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

Micro Focus rockets on HPE surprise

Micro Focus rockets on HPE surprise

Just days after completing the acquisition of Hewlett Packard Enterprise's software arm, the business has repaid Micro Focus's faith, reports David Brenchley.

Nick Train: The bull market is here to stay

Nick Train: The bull market is here to stay

The bull market is 'only just getting started', says Nick Train, one of the UK's most respected stock pickers. Kyle Caldwell talks to the star fund manager.

Lloyds Bank: The very last straw

Lloyds Bank: The very last straw

After Lloyds shares slithered below his key number, chartist Alistair Strang has run the software again to uncover a bounce point for the price.

IQE rockets ahead of iPhone 8 launch

IQE rockets ahead of iPhone 8 launch

It's one of the best-performing stock around, but AIM-listed IQE remains a hot favourite, writes David Brenchley.

Record-breaking Redrow chased to fresh 10-year high

Record-breaking Redrow chased to fresh 10-year high

Redrow is the best-performing housebuilder since the Brexit vote and is 50% above pre-referendum levels. David Brenchley reports on an exceptional year and potential risks.

Warren Buffett: Why shares are still better than bonds

Warren Buffett: Why shares are still better than bonds

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is still positive about prospects for equities, despite concerns of overheating, writes Tom Bailey.

Should investors fear a September stockmarket slump?

Should investors fear a September stockmarket slump?

This has been the worst month for equities over a number of decades. Here, Stephen Eckett explains the big problem for investors, and where the opportunity is.

Stockwatch: A high-quality Woodford holding

Stockwatch: A high-quality Woodford holding

This is not a stock to excite traders, yet is attractive as a long-term investment for income and capital growth, argues Edmond Jackson. Neil Woodford agrees.

A game changer for Card Factory

Is an all-time high on the cards for this retailer?

He's no fan of the greetings card industry, but chartist Alistair Strang believes Card Factory shares are worth watching over the coming weeks.

Cryptocurrencies plunge as China bans initial coin offerings

Cryptocurrencies plunge as China bans initial coin offerings

High-flying cryptocurrency markets have been dealt a huge blow by a new ban just announced by Chinese authorities, writes Gary McFarlane.

A small-cap pharma still smashing City forecasts

A small-cap pharma still smashing City forecasts

This hugely lucrative AIM drug company has wowed its cheerleaders in the City again. David Brenchley asks whether its inexorable rise can continue.

The Oil Man: Sound Energy, Amerisur, Aminex, Empyrean

The Oil Man: Sound Energy, Amerisur, Aminex, Empyrean

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

The benefits of Brazil and the charm of China

The benefits of Brazil and the charm of China

In the search for assets to reduce downside risk from external shocks, David Jane at Miton sees opportunities in Latin America and Hong Kong-listed Chinese stocks.