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Stockwatch: A near-8% yield offers support

Stockwatch: A near-8% yield offers support

A big dividend is well covered but, like any turnaround, you need hope, writes Edmond Jackson who asks if this is a genuine recovery play or value trap.

What are the odds of an interest rate rise in May?

What are the odds of an interest rate rise in May?

Inflation fell below expectations in March, throwing doubt on whether the Bank of England will raise interest rates next month. Tom Bailey looks at the ramifications for investors.

Woodford Patient Capital rally comes to painful end

Woodford Patient Capital rally comes to painful end

After rising by nearly 17% over the past month, the trust has plunged following a major set back by one of its largest holding. Faith Glasgow takes a look at the key holdings.

This AIM share is back in business

This AIM share is back in business

This small-cap oil and gas firm has made big gains since its return to the AIM market. Alistair Strang uses his bespoke software to look at key scenarios.

Equity valuations and a cheap tech titan

Equity valuations and a cheap tech titan

Neil Goddin, manager at Kames Global Equity Market Neutral fund, is skilled at finding companies that the market has got wrong. Here's his approach to stock picking.

The Oil Man: Savannah Petroleum, Echo Energy, Rockhopper

 The Oil Man: Savannah Petroleum, Echo Energy, Rockhopper

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

The most important factor for investors now

The most important factor for investors now

Trade tariffs, US sanctions and technology are all on Rebecca O'Keeffe's radar Monday. There's also commentary on sterling and the MPC.

Chart of the week: Where next for BP shares?

Chart of the week: Where next for BP shares?

After calling BP right back in February, chartist John Burford reveals what he thinks will happen next. Even fundamental analysts will have to take note!

A brighter forecast for FTSE 100

A brighter forecast for FTSE 100

As the sun continues to shine, there's a further glimmer of hope for the FTSE 100. Technical analyst Alistair Strang reveals the key numbers to watch.

The Oil Man: SDX Energy

The Oil Man: SDX Energy

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

XP Power shares: They're electrifying!

XP Power shares: They're electrifying!

XP Power is developing fast and the growth story is still intact. Companies analyst Richard Beddard thinks it's probably a good long-term investment, but what about the share price?

A portfolio designed to lower your Inheritance Tax bill

A portfolio designed to lower your Inheritance Tax bill

Given many more investors are falling into the inheritance tax trap, former AIM writer of the year Andrew Hore suggests six great AIM shares to help with your tax planning.

The week ahead: Lloyds, banks, Glaxo, Shell

The week ahead: Lloyds, banks, Glaxo, Shell

There's something for every investor in the coming week as banks, pharmaceuticals and housebuilders queue up to tell us how business is going. Expect some big movers as a result.

10 most popular funds - March 2018

10 most popular funds - March 2018

Looking for new ISA ideas? Marina Gerner takes a look at the funds that other investors are buying.

How this fund manager does things differently

How this fund manager does things differently

Neil Goddin, manager at Kames Global Equity Market Neutral fund, tells interactive investor how his fund works and where he gets his stock ideas from.

Jargon buster: Does Mifid II matter to you?

Jargon buster: Does Mifid II matter to you?

Mifid II regulations on financial instruments are long and complicated, but what's the impact on investors? David Prosser looks at why investors should take notice.

Watch this FTSE 100 chart very closely

Watch this FTSE 100 chart very closely

It's been a much better month for equity markets, and chartist Alistair Strang's software has thrown up a couple of big numbers to watch like a hawk. There's a new oil price target, too.

Rated Funds: The funds placed 'under review' after first quarter

Rated Funds: The funds placed 'under review' after first quarter

After a volatile start to the year, Andrew Pitts provides a review of our Rated Funds for the first three months of 2018.

Stockwatch: A speculative binary call

Stockwatch: A speculative binary call

Its shares are up 75% in a fortnight, but should you follow the chief executive and buy into this ongoing turnaround, asks Edmond Jackson.

Debenhams volatile as bulls and bears swap blows

Debenhams volatile as bulls and bears swap blows

It's one of the worst-performing stocks of the past five years, but still has the capacity to surprise, writes Graeme Evans as Debenhams shares trade a 20% range Thursday.