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Investment Analysis

Six alternative and balanced niche investment trust tips
Thu, 26th February 2015 - 10:42

In the second part of our look at niche investment trusts, Fiona Hamilton picks offerings from sectors such as renewables and infrastructure.

Five niche investment trust tips for growth and income investors
Thu, 26th February 2015 - 10:16

Hidden gems can be difficult to find, unless you know where to look. We venture into often overlooked areas to add sparkle to a portfolio.

Stockwatch: A growth-at-fair-price play
Tue, 24th February 2015 - 09:07

Our resident stockpicker has identified a share with a robust financial position and attractive growth credentials.

Chart of the week: Another stunning opportunity
Mon, 23rd February 2015 - 12:00

Our resident technical analyst John Burford reckons we may have another stunning trading opportunity at this oil major.

News Analysis

Two small-cap oil companies are still a buy
Thu, 26th February 2015 - 17:59

One City broker has taken a very thick red pen to forecasts for small cap oil explorers. Find out which two it still thinks are worth buying.

Top fund manager warns against chasing high yields
Thu, 26th February 2015 - 15:35

Increasing challenges are facing UK equity income funds in a low-yield environment, says Rathbone Income's Carl Stick.

Monitise wins contracts worth millions
Thu, 26th February 2015 - 11:56

While the market speculates about who will buy Monitise and for how much, the company is busy winning new work and getting the business into profit.

More massive losses at Royal Bank of Scotland
Thu, 26th February 2015 - 11:30

After a significant year-long rally, Royal Bank of Scotland has missed forecasts and warned of soaring costs. It's proved to be a call to action both for shareholders and short-sellers.

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 February 2015 - 08:34

    Brammer is a market leader in a small market that wants to be a market leader in a much bigger one. The question is, will it get there?

  • Wed, 25th February 2015 - 07:57

    With 17 roll-ups in 2014, Bunzl’s acquisition machine rolls on. So does the profit machine.

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