Mining giant BHP Billition’s plans to spin off unwanted assets could present investors with a rare opportunity, says David Thornton.
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Don’t be tempted to put all your faith in so-called ‘expert’ advice, says David Thornton. Sometimes, it’s important to trust your judgement.
Timing the market is often dismissed as outright folly, says David Thornton. But it is something that investors should bear in mind.
The stock market is a great way for companies to raise cash, says David Thornton. But for the real tiddlers, it’s not always the best solution.
Too many small-cap companies are engaging in the ‘wrong kind’ of fundraising, says David Thornton. Investors need to be careful.
The new individual savings account is a great way to shield your investments from tax, says David Thornton. There really is no excuse not to have one.
After years of political meddling with capital gains tax, investors have ended up with the worst of both worlds, says David Thornton.
Selecting a good fund manager or finding a first-rate stock is much like picking a successful cricket team, says David Thornton.
‘Disruptive’ is a cliche when it comes to new technology. But the cloud is genuinely disruptive, says David Thornton. And this small-cap company is using it to transform video editing.
The Russian stock market has fallen by 14% in the last month. David Thornton looks at whether that means bargains for canny investors – or a dangerous value trap.