Guides and tips for successful share dealing
Magazine | 3 Mar 2014
Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey – the MINT countries – have replaced the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China) as the ones to watch, according to analyst Jim O'Neill. But should we believe him?
Magazine | 3 Feb 2014
We discuss the moral and financial arguments for investing in companies that sell tobacco, alcohol and weapons, as well as casting an ethical eye over the oil majors.
Magazine | 17 Dec 2013
In this two-part feature, we look at UK shares and equity income funds that have a track record of delivering income growth above inflation.
Magazine | 27 Aug 2013
Going for growth needn't be a high-risk investment strategy, provided you choose companies with sound prospects.
Magazine | 25 Jul 2013
Known as the father of value investing, Benjamin Graham believed that the man in the street could beat the professionals at stockpicking by following some surprisingly simple rules. But do his ideas still work today?
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Guides | 23 Jul 2013
When investing in the stock market, one alternative to buying shares direct is to invest in US-style (or 'vanilla') stock options. In this article we look at the difference between the two.
Magazine | 29 Apr 2013
What Investment sets out how investors can buy into the opportunities only available from overseas equities.
Guides | 22 Feb 2013
If you want to know your P/E ratio from your dividend cover, this is the place to start.
Magazine | 21 Feb 2013
We explain how to identify undervalued companies, and reveal 12 of the cheapest UK-listed stocks.
Magazine | 1 Nov 2012
What Investment looks at how to select small-cap stocks and offers recommendations for shares and funds.
Magazine | 1 Sep 2012
When income is on the agenda, most investors make a beeline for the FTSE 100. But there are attractive yields to be found in small- and mid-caps if you know where to look.
Guides | 31 Aug 2012
Deciding on the right mix between large, mid and small caps in your portfolio can be tricky. What Investment takes you through the decision-making process.
Guides | 30 Aug 2012
Although we talk about the London Stock Exchange (LSE) as a single stock market, it’s actually split into various different components, from the FTSE 100 to AIM. This guide explains what it all means.
Guides | 29 Aug 2012
Trading shares online is generally cheaper than using a broker’s telephone service, but there are still costs to bear in mind. This guide will steer you through how to choose the best web-based share trading platform for you.
Guides | 24 Aug 2012
Investing in emerging markets such as China and Brazil has now entered the mainstream. So should thrill-seeking investors now favour frontier markets, such as Nigeria and Kazakhstan? What Investment looks at the facts.
Magazine | 1 Aug 2012
Frontier markets have 'all of the potential and none of the hype' of emerging markets. Here's how to invest in them.