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Two defensive plays for dark days

Recent market action has reminded Charlie Gibson of Black Monday - and the value of defensive investing. Here he picks two stocks that will see you th…
26 Mar 2007
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Should you buy Lloyds TSB shares?

The market was underwhelmed by recent results from the UK's fifth-largest bank, prompting a sharp fall in Lloyds TSB's share price. But Charlie Gibson…
20 Mar 2007
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Could you profit from Pearson?

In an unpromising sector, educational publisher Pearson stands out, having announced its best-ever operating profit this week. Share tipster Charlie G…
2 Mar 2007
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Predators stalk Sainsbury's: should you buy in?

New bid rumours are swirling around Sainsbury's daily, so should investors take profits or hold on to their shares? Find out what share tipster Charli…
23 Feb 2007
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Should you buy into Rio Tinto now?

Rio Tinto is making an obscene amount of money, yet its stock is still cheap. Charlie Gibson looks into the story behind the share price and suggests …
20 Feb 2007
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Where to find value in pharmaceuticals

The glory days of the pharmaceutical giants may be over - but that doesn't mean they're on their deathbeds just yet. Charlie Gibson picks one blue-chi…
14 Feb 2007
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Gamble of the week: miner to rise on Chinese zinc demand

This company has had a string of good news lately, and there could be more to come. Charlie Gibson explains why brave investors should think about inv…
3 Nov 2006
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Optimistic outlook for Hunting shares

Whilst some firms have been hurt by rising oil prices, storage and transportation provider Hunting have seen shares soar, and they still 'have further…
6 Jul 2006
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US share tips: Cash in on merger mania

A boom in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the last three months of last year helped to turn 2005 into the biggest year for merger deals sin…
6 Jul 2006
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US share tips: Time to get back into tech

When it comes to the technology sector, it rather looks like 2006 will be another 1991, says SG Cowan on Barrons.com. That should cheer investors – 19…
5 Jul 2006
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DirecTV tunes into clear future earnings

A 19% fall in subscribers in Q1 may have lead some investors to write off DirecTV. Here's why they shouldn't.
8 Jun 2006
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Four ways to fat profits

There is no end in sight to the obesity epidemic which has gripped the US. That means an increase in related illnesses such as obesity, and a huge mar…
8 Jun 2006
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Are Parkwood shares worth holding on to?

Despite its loss-making Healthcare division, Parkwood Holdings remains good value.
7 Jun 2006
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Common sense view on dividends is wrong

According to research by American academics, the commonly held assumption that low dividend payouts are a sign of future earnings growth is wrong. Us…
5 Jun 2006
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Why you should hedge against US inflation uptick

The prevailing Wall Street view since the Fed's March meeting that there is no inflation threat could be wrong. So now is the time to pick up a few 'i…
5 Jun 2006
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Gamble of the week: an application service provider

Moneyweek article: Charlie Gibson's gamble of the week comes from a application service provider which is finally about to 'come good' - and its share…
5 Jun 2006
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Unique software puts 121 in pole position

Most ISPs were hit hard by the recent decision by Carphone Warehouse to offer free broadband. 121 Media, however, was a notable exception thanks to a …
5 Jun 2006
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A crackling opportunity in a growing market

Moneyweek article: In some medical circles, pigs are referred to as 'horizontal human beings' as they are so good at providing parts for medicine. On…
5 Jun 2006
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Buy into a lucrative adventure

Moneyweek article: Travel has been a temptestuous industry to be involved in in recent years. But one area which is experiencing long-term growth is …
5 Jun 2006
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3i seems buoyant - but beware changing times

Last week, when 3i announced its results, its shares nudged up to 938p amid a chorus of approval from banks and brokers. Since then, it has slipped b…
5 Jun 2006
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3i seems buoyant - but beware changing times

Last week, when 3i announced its results, its shares nudged up to 938p amid a chorus of approval from banks and brokers. Since then, it has slipped b…
5 Jun 2006
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Five best biotech bets

Biotech companies are a high risk. but with several poised to license potential blockbuster drugs, the sector is worth watching.
26 May 2006
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Ten top tips for investing in diamond mining

Burgeoning demand from India and China means that the diamond mining industry is in the most positive situation for 30 years. Find out how you can mak…
25 May 2006
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Two great tips from the food sector

Overall demand for food tends to grow slowly - at about the same rate as the population. So any food company that can produce double-digit annual grow…
25 May 2006
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A tasty prospect in meat processing

The meat processing business isn't the most attractive sector to invest in - but there's one company that looks to be a very tasty prosepct indeed...
2 May 2006
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Why the metals boom will run and run

Metal prices have kept rising in the face of disbelief from many commentators. But are there still opportunities out there for investors yet to get on…
2 May 2006
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Making money from the Dogs of the Dow theory

One way for investors to play it safe is to follow the Dogs of the Dow theory, where investors buy the ten highest-yielding stocks in the Dow Jones In…
26 Apr 2006
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How ethical investing can pay off, and unethical even more...

Does Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) mean having to trade profits for principles? Not necessarily, but is it as profitable as investing in the …
21 Apr 2006
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Six promising mining companies

It is now very difficult to find value in basic metal industries, but that doesn’t mean share prices can’t move higher. Here are some hot metal tips.
20 Apr 2006
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Three tempting recovery plays

Unless you’re good at contrarian investing recovery shares should not form the core of your investment strategy. Yet there are occasions when markets …
18 Apr 2006
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Has Buffett lost his touch?

After five years of “underwhelming” performance from Berkshire Hathaway has Warren Buffett finally lost his touch? Here are some alternative equities…
13 Apr 2006
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Seven ways to ride the FTSE’s run-up

The FTSE 100 has hit 6,000 for the first time in five years, and there are plenty of reasons to think it will soon scale its all-time high of 6,930.2.…
11 Apr 2006
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Is property website Rightmove worth buying into?

Property website Rightmove.co.uk plans to float next month. But with shares looking expensive, is now the time to buy into the company?
27 Mar 2006
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Three ways to get exposure to eastern Europe

If you want to get exposure to eastern Europe, you don't have to invest in foreign stock markets. Here are just three London-listed investment vehicle…
27 Mar 2006
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Why you should buy the shares the analysts hate

Do City analysts really know where prices are going? Not judging by the results an investor could achieve by buying the stocks they all hate.
24 Mar 2006
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Sixteen prime targets for foreign takeovers

With UK-listed firms 18% to 44% cheaper than their US and Japanese counterparts, it's no wonder they are prime targets for foreign buyers. But which c…
22 Mar 2006
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