Investment ideas and research tools

Investment ideas and research tools

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.

Looking for ISA inspiration? Check out our ISA hub

Take AIM

Small caps can provide some interesting opportunities for investors who can take the added risk of higher volatility.

Check out our round-up of AIM market news, tips and comment.

Stock Watch with Edmond Jackson

Edmond Jackson picks out two stocks to watch each week, focusing on the overpriced as well as options for growth, income and recovery.

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Market Analysis

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:36
Chart of the week: Odds are good for a turn here

There are fundamental reasons why this stock should flourish, but technical analyst John Burford believes the charts indicate a buying opportunity.

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 09:13
Something worrying about the FTSE 100

Chartist Alistair Strang shares his concerns about the FTSE's recent performance in a year that threatens just a 500-point range. Here are this week's big numbers.

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 10:52
Funds and stocks to buy as UK interest rates rise

Kyle Caldwell explains how investors can adjust their portfolios to benefit from monetary policy tightening.

Ideas and Inspiration

Take inspiration from our experts:

Lee Wild

Rebecca O'Keeffe
Head of Investments
John Burford
Investment Expert, Chart of the Week
Edmond Jackson
Andrew Hore
Investment Expert

Self Select

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.

Use our Stock Filter tool or our Fund filter tool

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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