A portfolio of shares should be based on some large, well-managed companies with proven business models and compelling long-term prospects. These ten stocks fit the bill.
Articles written by Stephen Connolly
Visa, the payment network giant, is a highly profitable operator dominating the global market.
Favourable demographics, an expanding global market, and resilience to economic downturns and increases in supply all bode well for the long-term future of the cruise industry, says Stephen Connolly.
New sales techniques, online influencers and structural trends such as growing consumption in emerging markets all bode well for the beauty industry, says Stephen Connolly.
Media giant Disney is a top-class value stock. Now a move into streaming will fuel growth.
The British gambling sector has been hit by taxes and tighter regulation. But the depressed share prices have yet to factor in the compelling long-term growth outlook, says Stephen Connolly.
Proxy advisers – companies that advise institutional investors how to vote when listed firms hold a ballot – are opaque, bureaucratic and inept. Time for a clampdown, says Stephen Connolly.
In the wake of this year’s various corporate blow-ups, scandals and nasty surprises, shareholders could be forgiven for wondering if non-executives are doing their job. Stephen Connolly asks if that’s fair.
Sportswear giant Nike has confounded the sceptics by remaining ahead of the competition.
Esports may sound like a niche hobby for computer geeks, but it’s actually a burgeoning global business that resembles the early stages of the Premier League. Stephen Connolly explains how you can profit from it.