Share Strategies

Checklist: Doubling up on FW Thorpe

FW Thorpe’s annual report is an account of a company in good health. The Share Sleuth portfolio has held the shares since 2010, and with the market valuation compelling, it’s added some more.

AIM sell-off throws up bargains

AIM sell-off throws up bargains

The plunge in small-cap share prices has been brutal, but it does mean lots of great companies look ludicrously cheap. We list them here.

The best Head and Shoulders signal ever

The best Head and Shoulders signal ever

Technical analyst John Burford explains how he uses his tramline system to actively trade the markets for profit.

Bids keep coming despite market jitters

Bids keep coming despite market jitters

A host of big-money takeovers have hogged the headlines recently, but an increasing number of smaller companies have also jumped on the M&A bandwagon.

Best of the boards: Afren, Roxi Petroleum and Quindell

Best of the boards: Afren, Roxi Petroleum and Quindell

In this week's best of the boards, Interactive Investor takes a look at how users have reacted to some of the week's top corporate news, focusing on Afren, Roxi Petroleum and Quindell.

Ken Fisher: Keep your stiff upper lip

Ken Fisher: Keep your stiff upper lip

Is the long-awaited correction here? You can't know. But know this: Now is not the time to sell. Now is the time to stay steadfast.

Outperforming the FTSE All-Share: Model Portfolio October 14 update

Outperforming the FTSE All-Share: Model Portfolio October 14 update

Helen Pridham explains why Money Observer's 12 Model Portfolios have all beaten the FTSE All-Share index over the third quarter.

Readying for dividend cuts in Active Income Portfolio

Readying for dividend cuts in Active Income Portfolio

Heather Connon has acted on correction fears by halving the Active Income Portfolio's holding in a UK-focused trust and adding a property fund.

Viewpoint: Small cap M&A set to take off

Viewpoint: Small cap M&A set to take off

Henry Lowson, manager of the Axa Framlington UK Smaller Companies fund, outlines why he believes the stage is set for small caps to flourish.

Shares to buy, hold and sell

Shares to buy, hold and sell

Karen Robertson, manager of Standard Life UK Equity High Income, tells Rebecca Jones which stocks she has been buying, holding and selling.

10 biggest market threats

10 biggest market threats

Lance Roberts from STA Wealth Management talks us through the biggest risks facing the markets.

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