Share Strategies

Share Sleuth Digest: Watching James Halstead

This week: James Halstead, conviction investments, and the “thought virus” that’s attacking a weakened global economic immune system.

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.

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.

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.

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