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Buying boom at Cranswick and Bloomsbury Publishing

Buying boom at Cranswick and Bloomsbury Publishing

Naysayers have been calling the end of this bull run for many months, but it continues to surprise. Graeme Evans talks us through today's big movers.

Will FTSE 100 hit 8,000? The case for and against

Will FTSE 100 hit 8,000? The case for and against

The FTSE 100 is enjoying one of the most remarkable rallies in its history, but how long can it continue its fine form? Kyle Caldwell outlines the bull and bear cases.

Wheels come off at plunging Halfords

Wheels come off at plunging Halfords

After losing most of its hard-won gains since the wider market recovery in March, Graeme Evans discusses prospects and finds optimism in some quarters.

Four unloved healthcare stocks to follow

Four unloved healthcare stocks to follow

The negative sentiment hanging over the sector is providing compelling opportunities to pick up quality companies at attractive valuations, argues fund manager Claire Shaw.

Stockwatch: How to play Ocado shares now

Stockwatch: How to play Ocado shares now

Ocado's credentials have just received a major boost, but the shares are way over-valued on proven financials. Still, Edmond Jackson believes there may be a trading opportunity.

Can this bombed-out small-cap turn a new page?

Can this bombed-out small-cap turn a new page?

This publisher's shares rose this month after the chief executive left. Chartist Alistair Strang stirs the tea leaves to find out what's in store.

Chart of the week: Are Tesco shares a buy now?

Chart of the week: Are Tesco shares a buy now?

With the mainstream media packed with bullish comment on Tesco, John Burford identifies an entry point for Tesco shares.

Latest gold and oil charts explained

Latest gold and oil charts explained

Industry analyst Rajan Dhall discusses where investors might see value in gold and whether oil can maintain its recent stellar performance.

FX Focus: What you should be watching as sterling dives

FX Focus: What you should be watching as sterling dives

As the FTSE 100 rallies on the pound's plunge, foreign exchange analyst Rajan Dhall runs through the big issues affecting all the major currency pairs.

Dividend alert: Three high-yielding bond proxies flash red

Dividend alert: Three high-yielding bond proxies flash red

Three of the names in the Dividend Danger Zone table are supposed to offer reliable income, but dividends are far from safe warns Kyle Caldwell.

Will the FTSE 100 continue to break records?

Will the FTSE 100 continue to break records?

The London index continues to soar thanks to the US/China truce. Chartist Alistair Strang picks out the numbers to watch and analyses the Dow's recent performance.

The week ahead: A big day for M&S

The week ahead:  A big day for M&S

It's been a real struggler for years, but shareholders will be watching Marks & Spencer for any sign that the latest turnaround plan is working.

Nick Train believes in Pearson turnaround

Nick Train believes in Pearson turnaround

The company has long been a worry for the fund manager, Marina Gerner takes a look at why he still believes in its potential success.

Are Next shares a buy for the long term?

Are Next shares a buy for the long term?

Next is putting up a good fight as it grows online and contracts on the high street. Making a profitable transition is a lot to ask, admits analyst Richard Beddard, but it's well on the way.

Why bitcoin holding above $8,000 may be prelude to new leap forward

 Why bitcoin holding above $8,000 may be prelude to new leap forward

Our very own award-winning cryptocurrency writer Gary McFarlane discusses the latest goings-on in the crypto world, from where bitcoin could heading next to HTC's plans to release a blockchain phone.

Nick Train on the virtues of doing nothing

Nick Train on the virtues of doing nothing

The celebrity fund manager reveals the number of new positions he has added in the last seven years, Marina Gerner reports.

A fund for worried bulls

 A fund for worried bulls

Fearful that a near 10-year equities bull run is running out of steam? Manager Freddie Lait thinks his outperforming Latitude Horizon fund could be for you.

Stockwatch: 7.6% yield supported to at least 2022

Stockwatch: 7.6% yield supported to at least 2022

Brexit could cause the UK economy some disruption, but Edmond Jackson thinks there's a fair chance of long-term capital growth backed by excellent yield.

These are the FTSE 100 targets you should be following

These are the FTSE 100 targets you should be following

After making a record closing high last night, chartist Alistair Strang runs the numbers to see where next for the FTSE 100.

Bombed-out Mothercare offers hope

 Bombed-out Mothercare offers hope

Down from almost 500p five years ago to 13p in March, investors are backing management to turn this basket case around, writes Graeme Evans.