Can Pearson's new CEO turn the company around?
UK stockmarkets

Can Pearson's new CEO turn the company around?

Pearson, the educational publishing group, endured seven profit warnings in seven years under its previous boss. Can new CEO Andy Bird steady the ship…
22 Oct 2020
UK post-Covid recovery stocks: these 20 companies could be set to rocket
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UK post-Covid recovery stocks: these 20 companies could be set to rocket

Finding stocks with the potential to rise tenfold or even further is far easier said than done. But the pandemic has produced the most promising backd…
22 Oct 2020
What’s the world’s most hated market? I hate to say it, but you probably live there
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UK stockmarkets

What’s the world’s most hated market? I hate to say it, but you probably live there

UK stocks are among the most hated in the world – almost nobody is buying. John Stepek explains why, and wonders if that presents an opportunity for c…
20 Oct 2020
Funds to buy UK small-cap stocks on a discount
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Investment trusts

Funds to buy UK small-cap stocks on a discount

Investment trusts investing in smaller companies are recovering, yet share prices haven’t caught up, says Max King.
19 Oct 2020
Share tips of the week
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Share tips of the week

MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
16 Oct 2020
Cheap but shunned UK stocks are a buy
UK stockmarkets

Cheap but shunned UK stocks are a buy

Value investors should look to UK stockmarkets, where some of the best bargains in global markets are available.
13 Oct 2020
The curtain comes down at Cineworld as it shuts all its cinemas
Stockmarkets

The curtain comes down at Cineworld as it shuts all its cinemas

Cinema chain Cineworld is closing its operations in Britain and America. But this crisis is not due to Covid-19 – it is largely self-induced. Matthew …
8 Oct 2020

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UK stocks will bounce back – make sure your portfolio is adequately positioned
UK stockmarkets

UK stocks will bounce back – make sure your portfolio is adequately positioned

UK stocks are more unloved than they’ve ever been. When they recover – and they will – they will move quickly so you need to have positioned your port…
5 Oct 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: the accelerating revolution in healthcare
Biotech stocks

The MoneyWeek Podcast: the accelerating revolution in healthcare

Merryn talks to Dr Paul Jordan, Anna Macdonald, and Dr Gareth Blades of Amati Global investors about some of their favourite small UK companies - incl…
1 Oct 2020
Caesars Entertainment bets £2.9bn on William Hill takeover
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Caesars Entertainment bets £2.9bn on William Hill takeover

The board of British bookmaker William Hill has recommended a takeover bid from US gaming giant Caesars Entertainment. Matthew Partridge reports
1 Oct 2020
Investors are shunning UK stocks – but they might regret that in a year’s time
UK stockmarkets

Investors are shunning UK stocks – but they might regret that in a year’s time

There are a number of reasons why investors aren't buying UK stocks, says John Stepek. But they may want to rethink that strategy.
29 Sep 2020
Markets wobble on second-wave fears
UK stockmarkets

Markets wobble on second-wave fears

Speculation about a new lockdown in Britain saw the FTSE 100 slide 3.4% on Monday, its worst one-day loss since June.
24 Sep 2020
More bad news for bank stocks
Bank stocks

More bad news for bank stocks

Stories about suspicious transactions may be overblown, but HSBC has plenty of other problems to worry about. Matthew Partridge reports
24 Sep 2020
Mark Slater: why UK stocks are so unpopular right now
UK stockmarkets

Mark Slater: why UK stocks are so unpopular right now

Merryn talks to Mark Slater of the Slater Growth fund about why investors have abandoned the UK – and why they are wrong to have done so. Plus, he pic…
11 Sep 2020
Rolls-Royce falls to huge loss
UK stockmarkets

Rolls-Royce falls to huge loss

Aero-engine maker Rolls-Royce recorded a £5.4bn half-year loss as the collapse in air travel wiped out demand for its engines.
3 Sep 2020
Private equity should make its move for struggling UK companies
UK stockmarkets

Private equity should make its move for struggling UK companies

Money is cheap and bargains abound – it’s a great time for private equity funds to make a bid for some struggling companies, says Matthew Lynn.
30 Aug 2020
Three UK stocks from the bargain basement
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Three UK stocks from the bargain basement

Professional investor Richard Penny of the TM Crux UK Special Situations Fund, reckons UK stocks are as cheap as they've been for a long time. Here, h…
24 Aug 2020
“Quarantine roulette” brings more woes for troubled airlines
UK stockmarkets

“Quarantine roulette” brings more woes for troubled airlines

Sudden new travel restrictions are yet another headwind for the aviation and holiday sector. Most carriers have had to cut capacity. Alex Rankine repo…
21 Aug 2020
A record year for "ethical" ESG funds
ESG investing

A record year for "ethical" ESG funds

UK-based ESG funds - those concerned with "environmental, social & governance" or more ethical investing – saw £362m of inflows in July, a new monthly…
21 Aug 2020
HSBC finds itself in eye of the storm
Bank stocks

HSBC finds itself in eye of the storm

HSBC, the global banking giant, is the worst hit of the high-street banks in Britain and is facing trouble elsewhere too. Matthew Partridge reports
6 Aug 2020
BP halves its dividend
Income investing

BP halves its dividend

BP has announced a record quarterly loss for the three months to the end of June – $17.7bn – and cut its dividend in half.
6 Aug 2020
Don’t despair on dividends – these companies could be set to bring them back
Income investing

Don’t despair on dividends – these companies could be set to bring them back

The value of dividends paid out by UK stocks has plummeted this year as companies “rebase” their payment policies. But things could soon start to look…
6 Aug 2020