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Stock of the week: Vedanta is king of the miners

Stock of the week: Vedanta is king of the miners

Despite mixed newsflow, Vedanta has easily outperformed its mining peers over the past week. Here's why.

These Summer Portfolios thrash the market

These Summer Portfolios thrash the market

Buying these portfolios and holding over the summer months has generated incredible annual returns and outperformed the stockmarket every year for a decade.

Stockwatch: Where's the true anchor for equity values?

Stockwatch: Where's the true anchor for equity values?

In his monthly look at global stockmarkets and geopolitical events, our resident stockpicker explains why an anchor on stock values is dragging on the ocean bed.

When is the best time to catch a falling star manager

Is there ever a good time to catch a falling star manager and, if you are already invested with one, you should stay the course or jump ship.

Advances have investors eyeing UK biotech bounty

Advances have investors eyeing UK biotech bounty

The fruits of a period of intense innovation are beginning to be enjoyed by life science firms, and the funds investing in them.

The big opportunity for the small investor

US quant researchers have found that you can outperform the market by buying high quality stocks and shorting low quality ones. This stockscreen has identified 10 smaller, good quality UK shares.

Stockwatch: Bumper yield and re-rating potential

Stockwatch: Bumper yield and re-rating potential

Interactive Investor's resident stockpicker suggests averaging-in here for a 5.5% yield, and a possible re-rating to follow.

Chart of the week: A highly reliable and very powerful pattern

Chart of the week: A highly reliable and very powerful pattern

Our resident technical analyst has spotted what he calls a Chines Hat - a highly reliable sign that the market is about to turn and where a low risk trade can be entered.

Is oil setting a bottom?

Is oil setting a bottom?

Much is written about the oil price and future direction. Now, a renowned expert in market timing observes that the money men are cancelling bets on further falls.

Stock of the week: Carr's Group leads FTSE All-Share

Stock of the week: Carr's Group leads FTSE All-Share

The market had been waiting for a profits warning, but Carr's Group's first-half results met expectations instead, which launched the shares on a week-long rally.

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