Analysis & Opinion


How to profit from shares that analysts overlook
Wed, 27th May 2015 - 13:57

A Neglected Firms portfolio compiled by Stockopedia for Interactive Investor has unveiled 10 under-researched shares which could outperform more popular shares.

Fund to watch: Standard Life UK Equity Unconstrained
Wed, 27th May 2015 - 10:03


Investors in this fund must be willing to accept a relatively high degree of stock-specific risk due to the unconstrained nature in which it is run.

The Briefing: UK
Wed, 27th May 2015 - 09:51

There is no doubt that the UK stockmarket has been a lucrative place for investors over the past few years, says Rob Griffin.

4 charts flashing warning signs
Tue, 26th May 2015 - 09:54

These four charts are flashing warning signs that we are in a late market stage advance, says Lance Roberts at STA Wealth Management.

Company News

Which stockmarket is up 40% already this year?
Wed, 27th May 2015 - 15:10

This table reveals which asset classes have made investors rich in 2015, and which have wiped out fortunes.

Downgrades threaten oil companies
Wed, 27th May 2015 - 14:11

Changes made to the way US oil companies report their oil reserves could spell serious trouble in the months ahead.

AFC Energy rejoices "breakthrough period"
Wed, 27th May 2015 - 13:13

Chief executive Adam Bond has acquired quite a reputation in his first six months at AFC Energy, and overseen a quadrupling of the share price.

Aer Lingus aircraft
Wed, 27th May 2015 - 12:31

After receiving backing from the Irish government, Aer Lingus has accepted a formal bid from industry consolidator IAG.

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.

  • Wed, 27th May 2015 - 09:37

    Without shops, a high street retailer has no business. Without planes, an airline can’t fly. Whether the company leases the assets or takes out a loan to buy them, the risks are similar, but the accounting can paint a very different picture.

  • Tue, 26th May 2015 - 08:51

    With the chairman leaving on a high in July and the company’s strategy a decade old, it’s a good time to take stock of a consistent growth story.

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