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Bargain hunter: Bag a double discounter while you can

Bargain hunter: Bag a double discounter while you can trusts funds of funds

For canny investors, trusts that hold trusts are a way to stack up discounts and boost returns. Fiona Hamilton examines some of the best 'funds-of-funds' around.

A stock in one chart: AB Foods overrated?

A stock in one chart: AB Foods overrated?

Highly-rated AB Foods is falling out of favour. Former City analyst Phil Oakley sums it all up in one financial chart.   

Xcite Energy needs a miracle

Xcite Energy needs a miracle technical analysis

A big drop on Tuesday pushed the troubled oil firm's shares deeper into perilous territory, says chartist Alistair Strang. Here's what's needed to escape its fate.

10 top stocks to rival ARM Holdings

10 top stocks to rival ARM Holdings stock screen momentum quality investing

With ARM Holdings gone, Ben Hobson at Stockopedia has screened the market for other highly-rated, quality, positive momentum large-caps. Here's his top 10.

Here's where sterling could see a surprise bounce

Where sterling could see a surprise bounce technical analysis

Wise heads say the pound is heading toward parity with the euro, but technical analyst Alistair Strang's chart suggests it's extremely unlikely to be a direct path.

Has central bank wizardry run its course?

Has central bank wizardry run its course?

Central bank wand-waving alone can't restore economies to growth; governments must wade in, says David Absolon at Heartwood, who shares his trading strategy with us.

Stockwatch: Big upside and 5.5% yield

Stockwatch: Big upside and 5.5% yield China demand coal steel credit bubble

With an improved earnings outlook de-risking the ambitious dividend policy, Edmond Jackson believes he's found a way for traders to exploit coal's recent bull run.

Three AIM beauties poised to keep growing

Three AIM beauties poised to keep growing technical analysis trends targets

These firms' share prices have been doing acrobatics and, with AIM finally passing chartist Alistair Strang's 813 growth target, he thinks they could go higher.

Why Europe trumps US as a value play

Why Europe trumps US as a value play oil price forex economic cycle earnings

Europe faces risks from its vulnerable banking sector and volatile politics, but a strong recovery means now is a good entry point, says Chris Hiorns at EdenTree.

Chart of the week: Nearing a market top?

Chart of the week: Nearing a market top? technical analysis tramline trades

Five months ago, technical analyst John Burford spotted a very low-risk and high probability trade. Now, he explains why this textbook bull market could end soon.

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