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Betting on politics: the odds on Trump being impeached

Punters have swung firmly behind the idea of Donald Trump being impeached by at least one House of Congress. Matthew Partridge looks into the latest o…
7 Oct 2019

Betting on politics: odds on the next president of the USA

With impeachment of the US president firmly on the table, now is a good time to take a look at the latest betting markets related to American politics…
30 Sep 2019
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VW shares are ready to motor – here's how to play them

German carmaker VW is putting the emissions scandal behind it, says Matthew Partridge. Traders should go long.
24 Sep 2019
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Betting on politics: how many seats can each party win in a general election?

Markets are now open on the number of seats that each individual party could win at the next election. Matthew Partridge takes a look at the odds.
23 Sep 2019

Betting on politics: deal or no deal

Matthew Partridge looks at the bookies' odds on the UK leaving the EU with no deal.
17 Sep 2019
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Ted Baker shares are a bargain – here's how to play them

The sharp decline in Ted Baker shares looks excessive, say Matthew Partridge. 
10 Sep 2019

Betting on politics: who will face Trump in the US election

Matthew Partridge turns his attention across the Atlantic and takes a look at Democratic Party's potential candidates for the US presidential election…
9 Sep 2019
General Election

Betting on politics: the odds on the date of a general election

Punters are betting that a general election in Britain will happen sooner rather than later. Matthew Partridge looks at the odds.
2 Sep 2019
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Uber is underpowered

The ride-hailing app is still bleeding red ink and looks absurdly overvalued, says Matthew Partridge.
27 Aug 2019

Currency Corner: this trend looks very promising for the Canadian dollar

The "loonie" has been on something of a roll against the euro since 2018. Dominic Frisby checks the charts to see where the Canadian dollar is heading…
23 Aug 2019
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Bausch Health: an ex-sinner to buy now

Pharmaceutical firm Bausch Health, formerly known as Valeant, is putting a dodgy past behind it.
13 Aug 2019

Betting on politics: how I've been doing

Boris Johnson’s victory in the Conservative leadership contest at the end of last month means that several of my most long-standing bets have been set…
12 Aug 2019
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Switch off the TV and short Netflix

Netflix's rivals are investing heavily in content, making the streaming pioneer’s life harder. Traders should go short.
29 Jul 2019
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Another bubble in bitcoin for traders to short

This surge in the bitcoin price seems no more likely to endure than the last one, says Matthew Partridge.
16 Jul 2019

Betting on politics: odds on the next EC president

Because of the controversial way in which Ursula von der Leyen was appointed to be the next president of the European Commission, there’s a chance tha…
12 Jul 2019
UK Economy

Betting on politics: latest odds on the Tory leadership

Matthew Partridge looks at the latest odds on the tory leadership race, on the next chancellor, and on Corbyn and Johnson losing their seats at the ne…
8 Jul 2019
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Why investors should spit out Beyond Meat

Competitors will nibble away at vegan-burger maker Beyond Meat's market share – and it is absurdly overpriced.
2 Jul 2019
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Why you should keep the faith in Kier Group

Engineering firm Kier Group has hit trouble, but the core business looks sound, says Matthew Partridge.
17 Jun 2019
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Betting on politics: the odds on the next Conservative leader

With the contest to become the next Conservative leader heating up, punters are pouring money into the betting exchanges. Matthew Partridge weighs up …
13 Jun 2019

Betting on politics: how my tips have fared over the last three years

It's been three years since Matthew Partridge launched his Betting on Politics column. As you might expect, he's some failures – but he's had a lot mo…
11 Jun 2019
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Another bite at shorting Just Eat

Despite the recent fall in its share price, Just Eat is still valued at 38 times 2020 earnings. That seems optimistic, says Matthew Partridge.
4 Jun 2019

Woodford’s woes compound as Woodford Equity Income is suspended

Troubled fund manager Neil Woodford has suspended dealing in his Woodford Equity Income fund “with immediate effect” after a torrid few years.
3 Jun 2019
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Short Zoom – it has zero appeal

Investors are far too excited about videoconferencing group Zoom Video Communications, says Matthew Partridge.
21 May 2019

The best ways to invest in gold

From ETFs and allocated accounts to sovereigns and Britannias, Dominic Frisby looks at some of the best ways to buy and sell gold.
17 May 2019