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
Amazon’s shares have fallen hard – value investors should take note
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Amazon’s shares have fallen hard – value investors should take note

Investors have dumped Amazon shares as post-pandemic life returns to normal. But it still has plenty of competitive advantages, says Russell Hargreave…
23 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
Value investing is harder than it looks
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Value investing is harder than it looks

The markets’ fascination with growth stocks is waning, and investors are turning their attention to value stocks. But there’s more to value investing …
22 Feb 2022
Too embarrassed to ask: what is value investing?
What is value investing?
Too embarrassed to ask

Too embarrassed to ask: what is value investing?

When you start investing, one of the first concepts you’re likely to encounter is “value investing”. But what exactly is it?
8 Feb 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
Temple Bar’s Ian Lance and Nick Purves: the essence of value investing
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Temple Bar’s Ian Lance and Nick Purves: the essence of value investing

Ian Lance and Nick Purves of the Temple Bar investment trust explain the essence of “value investing” – buying something for less than its intrinsic v…
14 Jan 2022
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Value stocks: when cheaper isn’t cheap enough
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Value stocks: when cheaper isn’t cheap enough

Value stocks will probably beat growth stocks in the years ahead, but that won’t necessarily mean high returns, says Cris Sholto Heaton
1 Jan 2022
Two outstandingly cheap UK stocks in an age of mad valuations
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Two outstandingly cheap UK stocks in an age of mad valuations

In these times of nutty company valuations, there is still plenty of opportunity around, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Take these two stocks, for example…
26 Nov 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
Andrew Hunt: why it's a great time to be a deep value investor
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Andrew Hunt: why it's a great time to be a deep value investor

Merryn talks to Andrew Hunt, author of Better Value Investing, about his adventures in the market's dark underbelly, looking for the hated and neglec…
22 Oct 2021
What to do as taxes and inflation rise and the growth-stock bull market ends
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What to do as taxes and inflation rise and the growth-stock bull market ends

The need to pay back our huge debt means higher taxes, higher inflation and, for investors, a return to value. Merryn Somerset Webb explains what you …
11 Oct 2021
Rob Arnott: Covid's hidden investment opportunities
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Rob Arnott: Covid's hidden investment opportunities

Merryn talks to Rob Arnott of Research Affiliates about some of the unexpected consequences of Covid and their opportunities for investors, plus the "…
24 Sep 2021
Deliveroo’s IPO flop shows which way the market is going
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Deliveroo’s IPO flop shows which way the market is going

Deliveroo’s disastrous IPO is a good example of how investors are looking away from loss-making growth stocks and more towards companies that will pro…
6 Apr 2021
Overlooked European stocks are a solid bargain
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Overlooked European stocks are a solid bargain

The lack of speculative exuberance in European stocks compared to US markets bodes well for investors seeking less tech-heavy drama and more deep valu…
26 Mar 2021
Temple Bar investment trust: a return to value
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Temple Bar investment trust: a return to value

Merryn talks to Nick Purves and Ian Lance of the Temple Bar Investment Trust about the shift in the investment landscape and the value available in UK…
5 Mar 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
A lesson for value investors from investor Howard Marks
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A lesson for value investors from investor Howard Marks

Value investors need to open their minds, says US investor Howard Marks. But why is he saying it now?
25 Jan 2021
Cliff Asness: lighten up on growth
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Cliff Asness: lighten up on growth

Anyone paying attention to history would at least have to consider “lightening up” on growth and sticking to, or even adding to, their positions in va…
11 Jan 2021
Here’s why markets have shrugged off the US political turmoil
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Here’s why markets have shrugged off the US political turmoil

Despite all the current political shenanigans in the US, markets couldn’t seem to care less. John Stepek explains why, and what it means for your mone…
7 Jan 2021
The market is looking bubbly – here's the best defence for investors right now
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The market is looking bubbly – here's the best defence for investors right now

We've been living through a stockmarket bubble built on low interest rates and tech monopolies. But the trend could be about to turn, says John Stepek…
14 Dec 2020
Investing in Japan: much more than just a bet on a global rebound
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Investing in Japan: much more than just a bet on a global rebound

Jonathan Allum, one of the finance industry’s longest-serving and most experienced observers of the Japanese market, talks to Merryn Somerset Webb abo…
4 Dec 2020