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How investment trust discounts may widen from narrowest in 15 years

How investment trust discounts may widen from narrowest in 15 years

The average discount in the investment trust sector is close to its narrowest level since at least 2002. But that could all change, reports David Brenchley.

Lurking in the shadows: The fourth industrial revolution in the UK

Lurking in the shadows: The fourth industrial revolution in the UK

In the first of a series of exclusive articles for Interactive Investor, Andrew Darley, head of technology research at finnCap, discusses the key themes shaping the 'fourth industrial revolution' from a UK perspective.

The Oil Man: Oil price, Rockhopper, Sound Energy

The Oil Man: Oil price, Rockhopper, Sound Energy

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

Contrarians pile into Next despite grim rhetoric

Contrarians pile into Next despite grim rhetoric

Next has had little to shout about since 2015 and, barring a miracle, there’s unlikely to be much cheer in 2017. Lee Wild explains why the shares are up 9%.

Why Barclays is worth keeping an eye on

Why Barclays is worth keeping an eye on

As well as a look at the wider banking sector, chartist Alistair Strang drills down and gives us the "magic number" for high-flying Barclays.

Upgrades trigger surge at James Cropper

Upgrades trigger surge at James Cropper

This share is worth 26 times more than it was in March 2009, but profits are growing fast and it will beat forecasts again, reports David Brenchley.

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.