Investment ideas and research tools
Investment Ideas... information to act on
Knowing what to invest in, and when to buy shares and then sell them, is the key to investing success. We can help you make smarter decisions on how and where to invest in your ISA tax efficiently, with our investment ideas. Take inspiration from our experts, select from our investment portfolios or use our investment tools and resources to help you decide.
Stocks to Watch - Equities
The Share Sleuth Portfolio
Stock Watch with Edmund Jackson
Richard Beddard - the Share Sleuth - runs a model portfolio of hand-picked, mostly small-cap value, stocks. He exposes every statistic and piece of research so you can witness each decision as it happens.
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Ready To Go - Funds
Ready-Made Fund Selections
Select from a range of 12 investment portfolios created by Money Observer editor Andrew Pitts and his team, catering for medium and higher risk profiles, income or growth aims and different time horizons.
See our Ready-Made Fund Selections
Ideas and Inspiration
If you'd like more help with your decision making, use our Stock Filter or our Fund Filter tools to narrow your choice of stocks and shares and oeics/unit trusts to research further. Filter by share price and performance, company fundamentals and values, such as PE ratio and dividend yield. You can easily hold these in our trading account and ISA.
When you know what you're looking for, use our search tools to pinpoint information on the shares and unit trusts you're interested in.
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Please be aware of the risks involved. The value of investments, and any income from them, can fall as well as rise so you could get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance. Tax treatment depends on your individual circumstances and may be subject to change. If in any doubt, please seek advice.
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