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01MAR 2018

Analysts’ enthusiasm for a stock may not match its returns

A simple experiment by a stockbroker that tracked how analyst recommendations fared over the course of 2017 once again underlines why investors are better off doing their own company research

2017

OCTOBER

19OCT 2017

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How do interest rates affect stockmarkets?

The link between interest rates and company share prices in the UK may not be obvious but it certainly exists – which is why investors do need to care about what the Bank of England is now saying about raising rates

AUGUST

18AUG 2017

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Is it still possible to find value in retail stocks?

The wider market has a tendency to dismiss the prospects of entire sectors – and in so doing creates opportunities for disciplined investors willing to dig out the good stocks taken down with the bad