Opinion

Acid reflux about to burn the market that ate itself

In US markets, high-octane tech stocks are masking the poor quality of earnings elsewhere.

Share Sleuth: disposals make room for Howdens

Richard Beddard outlines the reasoning behind his share sales that, in the absence of portfolio cash, funded his Howden's purchase.

June signified a great deal more than just the end of May

Both Labour and the Tories look set to curb personal tax reliefs, but signs of stress in global bond markets are a more immediate worry for investors, writes Andrew Pitts.

The Colonel: Why I am buying this ‘rubbish’ investment

The Colonel unearths a business that will never run out of raw material – or lose its ability to turn it into profits.

Share Sleuth: Howden Joinery is a ‘buy’, here’s why

Howden Joinery has won a place in the Share Sleuth portfolio. Richard Beddard reveals the secret of the firm’s success – and it’s not kitchen design.

I’m a 20-year-old novice investor: here’s how I picked my first share

Using techniques picked up studying economics at the University of Sheffield, novice investor Danny Beddard outlines how he is starting his investment journey.

Share Sleuth: could Brexit cripple this special growth stock?

After the UK exits the EU this special growth stock could suffer, says Richard Beddard.

Pension promises hurt BT - time to sell?

Against a background of political posturing, The Colonel worries that pensions could pose serious problems for one of his portfolio stalwarts

Share Sleuth: the 'value' share I have been buying

Richard Beddard has trimmed his holding in cyclical winner Trifast to buy temptingly priced Portmeirion

Share Sleuth: a valuation measure investors can trust

Look at the whole business, including debt, for a clearer view of valuation, advises Richard Beddard.