Analysis & Opinion


20 top tracker passive funds fund buying guide Moneywise beginner investors
Thu, 28th July 2016 - 14:31

Moneywise editor Moira O'Neill has compiled 50 of the best funds for new investors. Here are her top 20 passive picks, along with a handy guide to fund-buying.

S&P 500 US markets all-time high no recession politics poopular movements
Thu, 28th July 2016 - 11:23

While the UK frets over Brexit, the US stockmarket is celebrating an all-time peak. Will Hobbs at Barclays explores where American markets could be heading next.

FTSE 250 AIM Gulf Keystone Petroleum technical analysis growth drop targets
Thu, 28th July 2016 - 09:50

After making back all its post-Brexit losses, the mid-cap index can do even better, thinks technical analyst Alistair Strang. We get the latest on Gulf Keystone too.

10 most desirable stocks overtrading checklist investing strategy value quality
Wed, 27th July 2016 - 11:57

Frequent trading is fine, but overtrading can damage your financial health. Ben Hobson at Stockopedia reveals 10 high-quality value stocks for the summer break.

Company News

Market news company results takeovers earnings BT Sky Rolls JD Sports Shell
Thu, 28th July 2016 - 15:17

With a mass of company announcements to wade through, Lee Wild picks the best and gives his take on the biggest stories in town.

Lloyds Banking double profit Brexit impacts CET1 measure decelerated growth
Thu, 28th July 2016 - 14:02

The high-street lender doubled first-half profit, but a more modest dividend and further Brexit-inspired cost-cuts have rattled investors, writes Harriet Mann.

The Oil Man: Genel, BP, Shell, Tullow, Weir, Repsol, Statoil,
Thu, 28th July 2016 - 12:18

Oil industry analyst Malcolm Graham-Wood has seen it all. He gives Interactive Investor his opinion on the sector's top stories.

Challenger banks recover after Brexit Metro Bank Virgin Money Shawbrook
Wed, 27th July 2016 - 14:53

Pounded in the post-Brexit crash, challenger banks are clawing back losses. Metro Bank is the latest to impress the market, writes Lee Wild.

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

Breaking Market News

Updated: 1 hour 23 min ago

Weaker-than-expected second quarter earnings at oil major Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB) pushed the UK's blue chip index into negative territory, despite a mass of trading results.