How to avoid “growth traps”
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Growth investing

How to avoid “growth traps”

When high-growth stocks stumble, the market reaction can be brutal. And there’s plenty more to come, says John Stepek.
4 Jun 2022
Stories are great – but investors should stick to reality
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Stories are great – but investors should stick to reality

Everybody loves a story – and investors are no exception. But it’s easy to get carried away, says Merryn Somerset Webb, and forget the underlying trut…
30 May 2022
Is it time to pick up growth stock bargains yet?
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Is it time to pick up growth stock bargains yet?

If you’re thinking of picking up some bargains from the tech stock crash, beware – there are still plenty of “growth traps” out there. John Stepek exp…
26 May 2022
Value is starting to emerge in the markets
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Value is starting to emerge in the markets

If you are looking for long-term value in the markets, some is beginning to emerge, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Indeed, you may soon be able to buy tra…
16 May 2022
The market is adjusting to a new “short dreams, long reality” world
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The market is adjusting to a new “short dreams, long reality” world

As interest rates rise, things are starting to change, says John Stepek. Reality is biting back. Gone are the fanciful ideas built on hope – a busines…
9 May 2022
Three stocks to provide income and growth from a diversified portfolio
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Three stocks to provide income and growth from a diversified portfolio

Professional investor Gary Moglione of the Momentum Multi-Asset Value Trust, picks three attractive stocks to provide income and growth.
18 Mar 2022
Three Aim stocks to provide both strong growth and tax relief
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Three Aim stocks to provide both strong growth and tax relief

Each week, a professional investor tells us where he’d put his money. This week: Jonathan Moyes of Wealth Club picks three fast-growing technology sto…
7 Mar 2022
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Three long-term growth stocks to profit from a world that’s getting wealthier
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Three long-term growth stocks to profit from a world that’s getting wealthier

Professional investor Nick Train of the Finsbury Growth & Income Trust picks three long-term growth stocks
4 Feb 2022
Julian Brigden: markets are at a huge inflexion point
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Julian Brigden: markets are at a huge inflexion point

Merryn talks to Julian Brigden of Macro Intelligence 2 Partners about the unwinding of the US stockmarket's super-bubble, and the risks and opportunit…
25 Jan 2022
Has growth investing had its day? Don’t be so sure
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Has growth investing had its day? Don’t be so sure

Markets – and “jam tomorrow” growth stocks in particular – continue to crash, with some analysts forecasting a 50% drop or more. But, says Max King, a…
25 Jan 2022
Tech stock carnage: do you think Apple, Amazon and Alphabet will save you? Think again
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Tech stock carnage: do you think Apple, Amazon and Alphabet will save you? Think again

As tech stocks continued to slide, there is a view that you can escape all the carnage by holding really high quality profitable stocks. That view is …
24 Jan 2022
The long-awaited return of value stocks
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The long-awaited return of value stocks

For a few years we’ve been wondering when the gulf in valuation between “growth” stocks and “value” stocks will close. It might finally be happening, …
14 Jan 2022
What is momentum investing?
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What is momentum investing?

Momentum investing – the opposite of the “buy low, sell high” advice – is based on the observation that trends in the stockmarket can continue for lon…
21 Dec 2021
Tim Hayes: why I'm bullish on US and European stocks, but not the UK
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Tim Hayes: why I'm bullish on US and European stocks, but not the UK

Merryn talks to Tim Hayes, chief global investment strategist of Ned Davis Research, about why he's so bullish on US growth stocks, but not so keen o…
24 Nov 2021
Three British growth stocks that are ready to boom
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Three British growth stocks that are ready to boom

Professional investor Chris Ainscough of the Charles Stanley Monthly High Income Fund picks three UK growth stocks for the long term.
1 Nov 2021
Why Japan is the place to look for cheap growth stocks
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Why Japan is the place to look for cheap growth stocks

Professional investor Joe Bauernfreund of the AVI Japan Opportunity Trust picks three undervalued Japanese stocks.
24 May 2021
The great rotation is firmly underway – what does it mean for you?
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The great rotation is firmly underway – what does it mean for you?

As investors move away from “jam tomorrow” stocks and back into “old economy” stocks that should benefit from the post-pandemic recovery, the tech-hea…
5 Mar 2021
Three smaller companies that offer growth at a reasonable price
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Three smaller companies that offer growth at a reasonable price

Professional investor Richard Penny of the TM CRUX UK Special Situations Fund selects three of his favourite small stocks that offer growth, but are n…
9 Mar 2020
A beginner's guide to investment styles
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A beginner's guide to investment styles

Investment styles go in and out of fashion. The key is to pick a style that suits you and stick with it. So what are the main investing styles?
26 Jan 2020
Value stocks or momentum stocks? Why not both?
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Value stocks or momentum stocks? Why not both?

If you want to beat the professionals over the long term, put part of your portfolio in momentum stocks, and a part in value stocks, says Merryn Somer…
24 Sep 2018
Momentum investing: what it is, why it works and what to buy
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Momentum investing: what it is, why it works and what to buy

Momentum investing – buying what has already gone up in price in the belief that it will keep doing so – shouldn’t work in theory. Yet in real life, i…
15 Jun 2018
The balance between value and growth
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The balance between value and growth

Investors need to go a long way to find sensibly priced stocks today, but Japan and the US still offer pockets of value, Simon Edelsten tells Merryn S…
9 Mar 2018