Is now the time to invest in oil as oil stocks top the S&P 500?
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Energy stocks

Is now the time to invest in oil as oil stocks top the S&P 500?

Oil stocks have enjoyed massive gains in the S&P 500. We take a look at the index’s best and worst performers and if now is a good time to invest in c…
20 Oct 2022
The US stock market – should you put more into the S&P 500?
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US stockmarkets

The US stock market – should you put more into the S&P 500?

Everything went right for the US stock market in the past decade. It will be hard to repeat that as interest rates rise. We look at how attractive the…
20 Oct 2022
What higher interest rates could mean for stocks
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Stockmarkets

What higher interest rates could mean for stocks

With interest rates rising rapidly around the world, the outlook for equities is becoming more and more uncertain – but what will higher interest rate…
14 Oct 2022
Don’t write off PayPal shares just yet
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Don’t write off PayPal shares just yet

PayPal shares have swooned but the company remains a key player in a dynamic sector
12 Oct 2022
Upcoming IPOs in 2022: which companies are planning to list this year?
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UK stockmarkets

Upcoming IPOs in 2022: which companies are planning to list this year?

Rupert Hargreaves explains what an IPO is, how public and private companies differ, and picks out some of the more notable companies set to list on th…
12 Sep 2022
Are stocks back in a bull market or is this just a bear market rally?
Stockmarkets

Are stocks back in a bull market or is this just a bear market rally?

The S&P 500 index gained 17% between its June lows and 16 August, while the Nasdaq Composite rose more than 20%. So are stocks back in a bull market o…
24 Aug 2022
Alibaba may be booted off NYSE
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Alibaba may be booted off NYSE

Shares in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group fell by 4% last week amid fears that it could be kicked off the New York Stock Exchange.
3 Aug 2022
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Enjoy the bear market rally while it lasts
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Enjoy the bear market rally while it lasts

Investors seem to think that a weaker US economy will cool inflation and see the Fed relent on interest rate rises. But that optimism may be misplaced…
3 Aug 2022
What the death of the “Greenspan put” means for investors
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What the death of the “Greenspan put” means for investors

The Fed’s latest interest-rate rise shows that the “Greenspan put” – the idea that central banks will intervene if markets look like crashing – is dea…
28 Jul 2022
Walmart’s latest shock profit warning tells us a lot about the post-pandemic world
Retail stocks

Walmart’s latest shock profit warning tells us a lot about the post-pandemic world

US retail giant Walmart has issued its second profit warning in ten weeks as consumer spending habits shift. That’s bad news for Walmart, says John St…
27 Jul 2022
Sunny Balwani and the Theranos saga’s final chapter
People

Sunny Balwani and the Theranos saga’s final chapter

Sunny Balwani, Elizabeth Holmes’s former lover and business partner, has been convicted for his role in the building of a multibillion-dollar fraud at…
20 Jul 2022
Three companies to buy that will conquer the competition
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Three companies to buy that will conquer the competition

Professional investor James Harries of the Securities Trust of Scotland picks three long-term investments that should sustain high returns on capital …
18 Jul 2022
Three good value American small-cap stocks to buy now
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Three good value American small-cap stocks to buy now

Professional investor Richard de Lisle of the VT De Lisle America Fund picks three American value stocks to buy now.
11 Jul 2022
When will the bear market end?
Investment strategy

When will the bear market end?

US stocks are now in bear market territory. Can history tell us when a bottom is likely?
17 Jun 2022
Warren Buffett’s net worth: how the billionaire built his fortune
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Warren Buffett’s net worth: how the billionaire built his fortune

Warren Buffett is considered by many to be the best investor of all time. Rupert Hargreaves examines how much Buffett is worth, how he made his fortun…
9 Jun 2022
Wall Street’s sell-off has further to go
US stockmarkets

Wall Street’s sell-off has further to go

The current stockmarket sell-off has been led by tech stocks, but the pain is spreading. The bear market has further to go – US stocks are still expen…
25 May 2022
Four high-quality US stocks to give shelter from the storm
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Four high-quality US stocks to give shelter from the storm

Professional investor Timothy Parton of the JPMorgan American Investment Trust picks four solid US stocks to buy now.
24 May 2022
Here’s why markets welcomed America’s big interest rate rise
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Here’s why markets welcomed America’s big interest rate rise

The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates by half a percentage point – the biggest hike in 20 years. So why did markets rise? John Stepek explains …
5 May 2022
Twitter stock: Elon Musk could be the saviour it needs right now
Tech stocks

Twitter stock: Elon Musk could be the saviour it needs right now

Elon Musk’s offer for Twitter stock looks increasingly like a done deal. The best option for shareholders may be to take the money and run, says Ruper…
25 Apr 2022
Howard Schultz: taking a third shot as Starbucks CEO
People

Howard Schultz: taking a third shot as Starbucks CEO

Howard Schultz turned a small Seattle concern into a global coffee chain. Now he’s back at the helm to revive its fortunes. Can he overcome market sce…
24 Apr 2022
Elon Musk is still trying to buy Twitter – will he succeed and should you care?
Tech stocks

Elon Musk is still trying to buy Twitter – will he succeed and should you care?

Elon Musk has unveiled a $46.5bn financing package to fund his mooted buyout of Twitter. But why is he so keen to buy, and what does he really want w…
22 Apr 2022
Netflix’s share price has fallen by two thirds from its peak – is it time to buy?
Tech stocks

Netflix’s share price has fallen by two thirds from its peak – is it time to buy?

Video streaming giant Netflix has been losing subscribers – driving its share price to its lowest in six months. So, asks Rupert Hargreaves, should yo…
20 Apr 2022