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Ocado won’t deliver for investors: here's how to play it
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Ocado won’t deliver for investors: here's how to play it

Sales are surging at online grocer Ocado, but consistent profitability has proved elusive. The share price is heading for a fall, says Matthew Partrid…
15 Dec 2020
The market is looking bubbly – here's the best defence for investors right now
Investment strategy

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
Three high-quality diverse stocks set for long-term growth
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Three high-quality diverse stocks set for long-term growth

Professional investor James Spence of the TM Cerno Global Leaders fund picks three quite different businesses that he thinks will grow next year as we…
14 Dec 2020
The lessons of “Operation Warp Speed” – the race to produce a vaccine
Biotech stocks

The lessons of “Operation Warp Speed” – the race to produce a vaccine

Governments and companies can learn from the extraordinary global effort to create a vaccine to defeat Covid-19, says Matthew Lynn.
13 Dec 2020
How to invest in the companies turning Big Data into big profits
Tech stocks

How to invest in the companies turning Big Data into big profits

Data has been described as the “new oil” for the internet era. With new gushers being located every day, how can investors cash in? Stephen Connolly g…
11 Dec 2020
Share tips of the week
Share tips

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.
11 Dec 2020
The business rates bust-up as retailers hand back cash
UK stockmarkets

The business rates bust-up as retailers hand back cash

Supermarkets and other stores that had come under fire for accepting a business-rates holiday have given the money back. Matthew Partridge reports
10 Dec 2020
My favourite oil stock has almost trebled since 2016 – but I’m hanging on to it
Oil

My favourite oil stock has almost trebled since 2016 – but I’m hanging on to it

Four years ago in his “trade of the lustrum” Dominic Frisby discovered that the best stock to use to bet on oil is not actually an oil stock. It’s bee…
9 Dec 2020
Why investment trusts are the connoisseur’s choice of fund
Investment trusts

Why investment trusts are the connoisseur’s choice of fund

Investment trusts have justified their reputation as the best type of collective investment in 2020, says Jonathan Davis.
7 Dec 2020
Three stocks that have emerged as winners from the Covid-19 crisis
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Three stocks that have emerged as winners from the Covid-19 crisis

Professional investor CT Fitzpatrick, a stock picker for Alliance Trust Plc, picks three stocks that have performed well through the pandemic and whic…
6 Dec 2020
Prepare your portfolio for a return of the Roaring ’20s
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Prepare your portfolio for a return of the Roaring ’20s

Don’t believe the pessimists. What with the end of lockdown and central bankers taking charge of government spending, party time is just around the co…
4 Dec 2020
Share tips of the week
Share tips

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.
4 Dec 2020
Lloyds poaches its new boss from HSBC
Bank stocks

Lloyds poaches its new boss from HSBC

The high-street lender has appointed Charlie Nunn, HSBC’s head of wealth management, to be its new CEO. He faces a towering in-tray. Matthew Partridge…
3 Dec 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: Barry Norris on why he's shorting vaccine-makers
Biotech stocks

The MoneyWeek Podcast: Barry Norris on why he's shorting vaccine-makers

The news of Covid vaccines has delighted many. But not Argonaut Capital's Barry Norris. He tells Merryn why vaccines aren't the panacea people think t…
3 Dec 2020
The commodity-dependent slice of the economic pie is shrinking – here’s why
Commodities

The commodity-dependent slice of the economic pie is shrinking – here’s why

With the rise of the “intangible economy”, commodity companies’ share of the stockmarket’s capitalisation is at an all time low. Dominic Frisby explor…
2 Dec 2020
Emerging markets set to bounce – and these eight funds will profit
Emerging markets

Emerging markets set to bounce – and these eight funds will profit

Many developing countries were knocked sideways by Covid-19. But they are now ready to rebound. David Stevenson picks the eight best emerging market f…
30 Nov 2020
How to take a punt on the cruising sector’s comeback
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How to take a punt on the cruising sector’s comeback

The outlook for cruise operators is improving rapidly, says Matthew Partridge, so the sector’s third-largest operator is a buy.
30 Nov 2020
The six long-term winners I'd buy for a post-Covid-19 world
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The six long-term winners I'd buy for a post-Covid-19 world

Professional investor William Meadon of the JPMorgan Claverhouse Investment Trust picks six solid stocks that have held up well through lockdown and w…
30 Nov 2020
Big Pharma deserves its reward for coming up with Covid-19 vaccines
Biotech stocks

Big Pharma deserves its reward for coming up with Covid-19 vaccines

Calls to restrain drug companies' profits from making Covid-19 vaccines are misplaced and would do more harm than good, says Matthew Lynn
29 Nov 2020
Share tips of the week
Share tips

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.
27 Nov 2020
More good news as AstraZeneca finds a third Covid vaccine
Biotech stocks

More good news as AstraZeneca finds a third Covid vaccine

Another week, another Covid-19 vaccine. This one from AstraZeneca and Oxford University is homegrown and ready to roll out fast. Matthew Partridge rep…
26 Nov 2020
China cracks down on its technology giants
China stockmarkets

China cracks down on its technology giants

Alibaba, Tencent and their peers grew fast by exploiting gaps in a heavily regulated economy. But with the Chinese government tightening the rules, th…
26 Nov 2020
Oil is dirt cheap and going higher – here’s the best ways to invest
Oil

Oil is dirt cheap and going higher – here’s the best ways to invest

After its crash earlier this year oil is still extraordinarily cheap. But supply is short and demand is only going to rise, says Dominic Frisby. Here,…
25 Nov 2020
Three stocks to grow profits from the legal cannabis sector
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Three stocks to grow profits from the legal cannabis sector

With five more US states legalising cannabis, professional investor Greg Taylor of the Medical Cannabis and Wellness UCITS ETF picks three stocks that…
23 Nov 2020
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