Share Strategies

Unilever: The contrarian's nightmare

Saying something negative about Unilever feels like beating up Mother Teresa. There’s got to be some dirt though.

Winter Portfolios mauled in January

Winter Portfolios mauled in January

Just like last year, our winter portfolios had a poor January. They bounced back strongly in 2015, but can they do it again?

Invest in trusts for a £10,000 income

Invest in trusts for a £10,000 income

Our 2015 trust portfolio smashed its £10,000 annual income target. We review performance, reveal our switches and explain why new investors need even less to earn £10,000 in 2016.

17 shares for the future

17 shares for the future

Decision making just got easier. A market sell-off results in a record 17 shares for the future.

Insider - Three chiefs make maiden purchases

Insider - Three chiefs make maiden purchases

A trio of directors has splashed out over £1.6 million buying stakes in their companies. All have very good reason. One trade will make our resident tipster very happy indeed!

How FTSE 100 can top 6,000 again

How FTSE 100 can top 6,000 again

If the FTSE 100 breaks above a certain level, a move above 6,000 looks "very probable", says technical analyst Alistair Strang. This market may finally show direction.

Stockwatch: A mega-merger worth backing

Stockwatch: A mega-merger worth backing

If this huge industry merger works, these shares have plenty more upside. Edmond Jackson thinks it will and suggests buying the dips.

January's 10 most-bought funds

January's 10 most-bought funds

While star manager Neil Woodford keeps his fund's number-one spot, passive tracker funds have seen a surge, accounting for half of January's most-bought list.

Fireside chat with Majestic Wine CEO Rowan Gormley

Fireside chat with Majestic Wine CEO Rowan Gormley

Rowan Gormley, entrepreneur and boss of Majestic Wine, explains to Harriet Mann how he made it and sheds light on why the wine retailer's shares are up 28% in 2016.

Where should you invest £200,000?

Where should you invest £200,000?

You've got £200,000, you're ready to invest and don't mind a little adventure - but where should you put that cash? One of our investment experts offers some ideas.

RBS shares could halve

RBS shares could halve

After slumping to 2012 prices, technical analyst Alistair Strang has spotted a level which really is a cliff-edge for Royal Bank of Scotland shares.

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