Richard Beddard

Richard is companies editor of Interactive Investor and a columnist at Money Observer magazine. A keen private investor through his Self Invested Personal Pension, he manages two virtual portfolios. The Share Sleuth portfolio is a hand-picked collection of mostly small-cap value shares, while the Nifty Thrifty is a mechanical portfolio designed to pick large, successful companies at cheap prices.

Is this AIM share too hot to handle?

Is this AIM share too hot to handle?

While Next's half-year results confirm its investment credentials, one AIM share is proving too unpredictable for analyst Richard Beddard's Decision Engine.

Big incentive for 75% share price gain

Big incentive for 75% share price gain

Total Shareholder Return is up 14,000% over 20 years, but directors at this firm have a huge incentive to do more, argues Richard Beddard.

There's big news at this entertaining AGM

There's big news at this entertaining AGM

This company is financially complex, but also profitable, growing, and cash generative. Analyst Richard Beddard recounts this eventful AGM and an enticing valuation.

This bonus scheme makes the blood boil

This bonus scheme makes the blood boil LTIP director bonus share options

Companies analyst Richard Beddard's blood is boiling on news of an uncharacteristic long-term incentive plan at this family-owned firm. But will he protest?

A new top stock

A new top stock Decision Engine algorithm investing rank scores company analysis

Competition is fierce, but a new algorithm and meeting criteria for long-term investment means companies analyst Richard Beddard has a new favourite share.

How investors can beat the machine

How investors can beat the machine algorithms investing rules practical invest

It's a question of ego: none of us like to admit formulas make better investors. But in his quest for superior returns, analyst Richard Beddard has a fascinating revelation.

Share Sleuth: A company with staying power

Share Sleuth: A company with staying power

Comparing very different companies seems hopeless, but investors do it every time they trade. Analyst Richard Beddard explains what compelled him to buy into this firm.

5 traits of a perfect long-term investment

traits of perfect long term investment algorithm discipline rules Kahneman

These hallmarks of a good growth holding shouldn't surprise established investors, but Richard Beddard warns against letting intuition rule your head.   

Can we trust the board of healthy Games Workshop?

Games Workshop models toys Warhammer trust board decisions profits revenue

Reading the Annual Report of Games Workshop puts Richard Beddard in a difficult position. His head says yes, but his heart says no.

The decisions that make or break investors

Investor decision making technology air partner online broking acquisitions

When technology is threatening to eat part of your business, however admirable, it's time to move on, warns Richard Beddard.

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