Share Strategies

Investment checklist: Games Workshop

Fantasy wargaming company Games Workshop must tread the delicate line between generating a satisfying return for its shareholders and gouging its customers.

Fund profile: Templeton Growth

Fund profile: Templeton Growth

Manager Dylan Ball admits Templeton Growth's contrarian plays, while paying off in the long term, can lead to short-term underperformance.

AIM IPOs - sorting the wheat from the chaff

AIM IPOs - sorting the wheat from the chaff

AIM new issues have raised twice as much this year than in 2013. Andrew Hore weeds out the potential winners and losers.

Geopolitical headwinds force rejig in balanced portfolio

Geopolitical headwinds force rejig in balanced portfolio

Developments in Europe have prompted the balanced portfolio's manager to make his first switch since the portfolio was set up six months ago.

Time to hold back on risk assets in Tactical Asset Allocator

Time to hold back on risk assets in Tactical Asset Allocator

Investors face confusing economic cross currents. Ceri Jones argues that as a consequence, it's not a good time to add to risk assets.

Homeserve now shines too bright despite hot returns in Nifty Thrifty portfolio

Homeserve now shines too bright despite hot returns in Nifty Thrifty portfolio

Five shares have left the portoflio, to be replaced by two Cambridge-based printer makers, a gold miner and a trade show organiser.

Scottish referendum: "yes or no, the world has changed"

Scottish referendum: "yes or no, the world has changed"

Most market pundits think investors should hold fire and make any necessary adjustments to their portfolios during the 18-month handover period.

Six trading ideas before and after a potential "Yes" vote in Scotland

Six trading ideas before and after a potential "Yes" vote in Scotland

There will be opportunities in the aftermath of a "Yes" vote, but some of the ideas from Money Observer editor Andrew Pitts look set to benefit in any case.

Shares to buy, hold and sell

Shares to buy, hold and sell

Rathbone Income's Carl Stick has stuck by some long-term shares through troubled times, but Barclays is not one of them.

The seven deadly sins of investing

The 7 deadly sins of investing

To be a better investor, we must recognize these "moral transgressions" and learn how to overcome them. Find out how.

Freedom: But at what cost for North Sea oil explorers?

Freedom: But at what cost for North Sea oil explorers?

Find out which oil companies are most at risk if Scotland votes "Yes" in next week's historic referendum.

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