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Protecting your portfolio from market volatility
Wed, 25th March 2015 - 14:37

A screen created by Stockopedia for Interactive Investor has identified 10 low-beta shares that could outperform riskier, high-volatility stocks over the long term.

Fund to watch: Aberdeen Latin American Equity
Tue, 24th March 2015 - 10:19

Aberdeen Asset Management has built a solid reputation for managing emerging areas of the world.

The Briefing: Latin America
Tue, 24th March 2015 - 10:07

There is something undeniably romantic about Latin America. Whether it's the beautiful scenery, the general climate or the languages spoken within these countries, it's a region that is synonymous with passion.

Stockwatch: Time to back this new CEO
Tue, 24th March 2015 - 09:01

A new chief executive will announce his growth strategy in days, and our resident stockpicker thinks this stock's profile is attractive.

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Where is FTSE 100 heading?
Thu, 26th March 2015 - 16:10

Equities still look like the only show in town, but upward trends are never without a hiccup. One expert tells us where he thinks the market is heading after this three-day sell-off.

Amec profits hit the skids
Thu, 26th March 2015 - 14:26

Exposure to the struggling oil industry has hammered profits at Amec Foster Wheeler, but a more diversified business should provide protection.

The Insider: GVC, Imagination Technologies, Regus
Thu, 26th March 2015 - 13:48

The most significant director share deals of the week and what they reveal about company prospects.

Lloyds Banking still in favour
Thu, 26th March 2015 - 12:52

Largely rangebound for over a year now, one analyst predicts shares in Lloyds Banking could hit a 14-month high.

Share Sleuth Blog

Share Sleuth

Share Sleuth is the online diary of value investor and companies editor Richard Beddard, including research notes, watchlist and a model portfolio.

  • Thu, 26th March 2015 - 08:51

    Full-year results from the quirky market research agency lack zest and a strategic shimmy is disconcerting, but there’s plenty of juice left.

  • Wed, 25th March 2015 - 13:15

    Flavour manufacturer Treatt’s strategy to move up the value chain makes sense, and the valuation is tempting. After considerable angst, it joins the Share Sleuth portfolio.

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