Analysis & Opinion

Investment Analysis

Conservative investment trust tips: Global and regional
Mon, 22nd September 2014 - 11:13

Fiona Hamilton profiles Money Observer's conservative, global and non-UK-regional investment trust tips for 2014/15.

Adventurous investment trust tips: Global and regional
Mon, 22nd September 2014 - 10:23

Fiona Hamilton profiles Money Observer's adventurous 2014/15 investment trust tips, with many from last year performing well enough to be retained.

Money Observer's investment trust tips: Potent mix for bulls and bears
Mon, 22nd September 2014 - 09:45

We are sticking with our tried and tested formula to line up our new 2014 selection of investment trust tips for adventurous and conservative investors.

Best of the boards: Hurricane , iomart and Caza
Fri, 19th September 2014 - 17:00

In this week's best of the boards, Interactive Investor takes a look at what its users have been saying on the discussion boards.

News Analysis

Tesco slump not over, warns City
Mon, 22nd September 2014 - 13:54

One City broker has slashed his target price on Tesco and thinks a turnaround could be years away.

Mon, 22nd September 2014 - 13:18


Over the last five years, shares in British American Tobacco (LSE:BATS) have delivered capital gains of 80%. This easily beats the FTSE 100's return of 35% and shows that, over an extended period of time, the company has offered strong and relatively stable share price growth for its investors.

Mon, 22nd September 2014 - 13:14

BTBT Group (LSE:BT-A) (NYSE:BT.US) has been a bit of an unsung hero over the past five years -- its share price has trebled to 393p while the FTSE 100 has struggled to beat 30%, and it's been paying better-than-average dividends.

Dairy Crest loses its bottle
Mon, 22nd September 2014 - 13:10

Leading British dairy products firm Dairy Crest Group is shutting two of its glass bottling plants.

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.

  • Mon, 22nd September 2014 - 11:21

    A study shows family owned businesses are more profitable. Maybe its because their very ownership protects them from the winds that buffet more popular shares, like Tesco.

  • Fri, 19th September 2014 - 12:53

    A positive AGM update on Tuesday fails to provide an explanation why Cohort is so undervalued. Its long and short-term prospects appear solid enough.

Breaking Market News

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FTSE indices had entrenched their losses at the close, with Tesco (TSCO) the biggest blue-chip faller on a quarter of a billion pounds gaffe. Resources, financial and supermarket stocks weighed...