A new record high for the FTSE 100 makes a nice headline. But if you want really sensational returns, stick with smaller companies, says David Thornton.
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Equities – penny shares in particular – are the best way of generating a good long-term return, says David Thornton. But it requires the right attitude and a sensible strategy.
The bizarre goings-on at Chinese sportswear manufacturer Naibu are a warning to investors, says David Thornton. Do your homework before handing over any money.
AstraZeneca’s interest in a small biotech firm is a reminder of why tiny drug companies are so important, says David Thornton.
Neil Woodford’s new start-up fund will get plenty of hype, says David Thornton. But penny share investors should buy this stock instead.
One investment style has been unstoppable in the last 60 years: momentum investing. David Thornton explains what it is, and why it works.
Don’t get sucked into IPO hype, says David Thornton. Avoid stocks in their first years as public companies, and pick ‘seasoned’ companies instead.
If you’re thinking of investing in a stock flotation, think again, says David Thornton. IPOs are traps, not bargains, for unwary buyers.
Small-cap stocks are set to outperform their larger counterparts over the next few years by a worthwhile amount, says David Thornton.
There are some investment styles that do genuinely seem to work over time. And buying small-cap stocks is one. David Thornton explains why.