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Investors who buy BP shares for the income are 'living in a fool's paradise'

Investors who buy BP shares for the income are 'living in a fool's paradise'

News | Funds | 27 Nov 2014

Whilst the yield on BP (LON:BP) looks attractive at over 5 per cent, investors should be sceptical about the oil giant's capacity to pay dividends in the coming years, according to Colin McLean, manager of the SVM UK Growth fund.

JP Morgan: The best way to invest in commodities right now

JP Morgan: The best way to invest in commodities right now

Opinion | Comment & Analysis | 27 Nov 2014

Recent falls in commodities prices have brought the natural resources sector back to the lows witnessed last summer. 

Old Mutual: Emerging markets could be the best investment in 2015 

Old Mutual: Emerging markets could be the best investment in 2015 

News | Markets | 26 Nov 2014

John Ventre, the experienced head of multi-asset investing at Old Mutual Global Investors, has told What Investment that despite the negative trends threatening emerging market equity returns in the coming years, emerging market assets should be a winner in 2015.

Nick Train: How to invest in the rise of the dollar 

Nick Train: How to invest in the rise of the dollar 

News | Funds | 26 Nov 2014

High-profile fund manager Nick Train, who runs the Finsbury Growth & Income Trust (LON:FGT) and the Lindsell Train Investment Trust (LON:LTI), has nominated publishing company Pearson and games console maker Nintendo as two stocks with the potential to grow revenue significantly as the US dollar strengthens.

Structured products: a less stressful investment?

Structured products: a less stressful investment?

Opinion | Comment & Analysis | 26 Nov 2014

One of the psychological challenges of investing is deciding whether to quit while you’re ahead, or hold on for a greater gain.

Gervais Williams: the best fast-growing AIM companies for investors today 

Gervais Williams: the best fast-growing AIM companies for investors today 

News | Shares & trading | 25 Nov 2014

Gervais Williams, manager of the absolute top-performing fund in the IMA UK Smaller Companies sector over the past 12 months, has outlined for What Investment the two stocks with a market cap of less than £150 million that he believes represent rapid growth prospects in the future. 

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20 top investment trusts for income

20 top investment trusts for income

Magazine | Investment trusts | 24 Nov 2014

Nick Britton unveils an eclectic list of closed-ended funds for an income investor's portfolio. Investment trusts are perfect for the income investor.

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What does it take to be a successful buy-to-let investor?

What does it take to be a successful buy-to-let investor?

Magazine | Property | 24 Nov 2014

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, many amateur buy-to-let investors around the country had reason to curse the old adage 'safe as houses' as the housing market dived.

Richard Buxton: Why I've been buying more Barclays shares, but avoiding BT

Richard Buxton: Why I've been buying more Barclays shares, but avoiding BT

News | Shares & trading | 24 Nov 2014

Richard Buxton, manager of the £1.5 billion Old Mutual UK Alpha fund, has revealed that he has been ‘happily’ buying more shares in banking giant Barclays (LON:BARC).

Henderson: Cash will be a better 'investment' than bonds in 2015

Henderson: Cash will be a better 'investment' than bonds in 2015

News | Funds | 21 Nov 2014

Investors seeking the best investments for 2015 will face turbulence in the UK stock market and should prefer holding cash to bonds, according to Alex Crooke, manager of the £225 million Henderson High Income trust (LON:HHI).

Legal & General: The best investment for 2015 is UK property funds 

Legal & General: The best investment for 2015 is UK property funds 

News | Funds | 21 Nov 2014

The top asset class for UK investors in 2015 and beyond is UK property, according to Justin Onuekwusi, multi-asset investment manager at Legal & General Investments.

'If investors are looking at the facts, Japan is still a better bet than the Eurozone'

'If investors are looking at the facts, Japan is still a better bet than the Eurozone'

News | Markets | 20 Nov 2014

Simon Edelsten, manager of the Mid Wynd International Investment Trust (LON:MWY), believes that investors should look past the dismal GDP numbers released in Japan and stick with that market rather than the Eurozone. 

Philip Rodrigs: The best UK smaller companies for investors today

Philip Rodrigs: The best UK smaller companies for investors today

News | Funds | 20 Nov 2014

High-performing UK smaller companies fund manager Philip Rodrigs has outlined for What Investment readers the smaller company stocks that he feels offer value in the current climate. 

Hargreaves Lansdown: the main attraction of Royal Mail shares is the dividend

Hargreaves Lansdown: the main attraction of Royal Mail shares is the dividend

News | Shares & trading | 19 Nov 2014

Investors looking for positives in the latest Royal Mail (LON:RMG) results should, according to Hargreaves Lansdown's head of equities Richard Hunter, focus on the board’s intention to pursue a ‘positive dividend policy’ in the coming years. 

JP Morgan: The three best sectors for UK income investors to focus on in 2015

JP Morgan: The three best sectors for UK income investors to focus on in 2015

News | Funds | 19 Nov 2014

Sarah Emly, co-manager of the JP Morgan Claverhouse investment trust (LON:JCH), has outlined the sectors she believes UK equity income investors should focus on in 2015.

Henderson: US financial stocks are driving a boom in dividend payments this year

Henderson: US financial stocks are driving a boom in dividend payments this year

News | Markets | 19 Nov 2014

US-listed companies increased their dividends by 10.4 per cent in the third quarter of 2014, driven by a strong performance from financial stocks in that country, according to the latest research from Henderson Global Investors.