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10 fast-moving cyclicals that analysts are upgrading

10 fast-moving cyclicals that analysts are upgrading

Many cyclical stocks have done well since last June, but Stockopedia's Ben Hobson has found those where strong profit upgrades indicate further positive performance.

Should I buy Woodford Income Focus – or one of these five alternatives?

Should I buy Woodford Income Focus – or one of these five alternatives?

David Brenchley discusses whether investors should pile into star manager Neil Woodford's new income fund, or choose one of these proven alternatives.

The Oil Man: Far, RockRose Energy, IGas Energy, Solo Oil

The Oil Man: Far, RockRose Energy, IGas Energy, Solo Oil

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

Time for the bears to say 'we told you so'?

Time for the bears to say 'we told you so'?

While markets have rallied in this 'La La Land' environment, canny investors have  batoned down the hatches, preparing for battles ahead, says Tom Becket of Psigma.

With inflation on the rise should investors be buying value or growth?

With inflation on the rise should investors be buying value or growth?

In an inflationary environment history's lesson suggests there's an investment strategy that shines more than other approaches, finds Kyle Caldwell.

What the charts say about Lloyds Banking

What the charts say about Lloyds Banking

Banks navigated Tuesday's sell-off well and the uptrend remains intact. Chartist Alistair Strang tells us where Lloyds shares are heading next.

The 'critical' price for Royal Bank of Scotland shares

The 'critical' price for Royal Bank of Scotland shares

As well as a glass ceiling, which continues to hamper progress at Royal Bank of Scotland, analyst Alistair Strang reassesses the chart for his local listed lender.

Investment trust bargain hunter: Top investor slips to 6% discount

Investment trust bargain hunter: Top investor slips to 6% discount

This investment trust is a favourite with income investors and is trading on a wider-than-normal discount of 6%, finds Kyle Caldwell.

Stockwatch: Onwards and upwards for this AIM share

Stockwatch: Onwards and upwards for this AIM share

Full-year results led to substantial upgrades and big US dollar earnings are good for UK-based investors. One for the long term, says Edmond Jackson.

Five global funds that avoid style bias

Five global funds that avoid style bias

Many global funds have a growth or value bias, but Ceri Jones finds that a more mixed and contrarian approach may be more suitable in the current environment.

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