Analysis

Trading the wedge - a most powerful chart pattern

Trading the wedge - a most powerful chart pattern

The wedge is a terrific pattern to trade, says ex-NASA scientist and technical analyst John Burford.

Edmond Jackson's Stockwatch: Time to accumulate this bookie?

Edmond Jackson's Stockwatch: Time to accumulate this bookie?

Our resident stockpicker Edmond Jackson discerns the dynamics behind a 7% prospective yield on this bookmaker’s shares.

This portfolio consistently outperforms by 400%

This portfolio consistently outperforms by 400%

Buying a portfolio of outperformers and holding for just six months of the year has generated incredible annual returns over the past 20 years.

Best of the boards: Solo Oil, Tesco and Quindell

Best of the boards: Solo Oil, Tesco and Quindell

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

BP and Shell under the microscope

BP and Shell under the microscope

It's results time for the oil heavyweights, so it pays to know what the market expects from this downtrodden sector.

Which way next for FTSE 100?

Which way next for FTSE 100?

After a serious buffeting in recent weeks, global stockmarkets have at least stopped falling. One City broker is confident it knows which way the market is heading next.

When selling AIM winners works

When selling AIM winners works

A certain prize at the annual AIM Awards has often proved a kiss of death for the winner. We reveal who has cause to worry this year.

Edmond Jackson's Stockwatch: ASOS is meat for long and short traders

Edmond Jackson's Stockwatch: ASOS is meat for long and short traders

Our resident stockpicker considers prospects for this online fashion retailer's shares after an executive director bought nearly half a million pounds of shares.

Six stocks and funds to play the big data theme

Six stocks and funds to play the big data theme

David Prosser outlines some of the top companies and funds to take advantage of the potential of big data, with the US leading the way.

Big data specialists are piling up the profits

Businesses that help firms interpret and gain competitive advantage from the mass of data being collected on consumers are attracting investors.

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