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Woodford keeps the faith with Provident - should you?

Woodford keeps the faith with Provident - should you?

Neil Woodford still thinks Provident Financial is undervalued, while a pair of brokers disagree with each other. David Brenchley attempts to get to the bottom of things.

A big warning for income investors

A painful warning for income investors

Dividend dog Provident Financial has exposed the risks of this well-known high-yield strategy. Stockopedia's Ben Hobson explains why.

Dogs of the Footsie: Thrashing FTSE 100 at halfway stage

Dogs of the Footsie 2017: Ahead of the FTSE 100 at the halfway stage

According to Dogs theory, income is a crucial part of investment returns - and that is particularly true as inflation starts to creep up, says Heather Connon.

Is "the other Sirius" a viable long-term investment?

Is "the other Sirius" a viable long-term investment?

Another London-listed company named Sirius is interesting chartist Alistair Strang today. He also updates on a mid cap set to continue its drive higher.

Here's why investors shouldn't try to play seasonality

How to Play Seasonality

September is, on average, the worst month for stocks. But averages aren't predictive - grit your teeth and stay invested, says investment legend Ken Fisher.

How close will sterling get to parity against the euro?

How close will sterling get to parity against the euro?

The UK currency is key to the FTSE 100, which rises when sterling falls. Chartist Alistair Strang updates on the exchange rate's potential movements.

Stockwatch: Is this a coiled spring or a falling knife?

Stockwatch: Is this a coiled spring or a falling knife?

It's likely private investors are eyeing this mid cap up but sitting on their hands for now. This could be of interest to vigilant traders, says Edmond Jackson.

Why this is the most hated bull market in history

Why this is the most hated bull market in history

The eight-year bull run since the financial crisis has been loathed rather than loved, says Miton's David Jane. Here's why.

Chart of the Week: Why this high-flyer has run out of gas

Chart of the Week: Why this high-flyer has run out of gas

After a cracking run on the back of the electric vehicle revolution, technical analyst John Burford says this US stock may have hit a "major top".

Tactical Asset Allocator: Emerging market exposure on the up

Tactical Asset Allocator: Emerging market exposure on the up

Emerging markets now make up nearly a third of the Tactical Asset Allocator portfolio. Ceri Jones explains why.

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