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Why US stocks need to deliver strong Q2 earnings

America is celebrating Independence Day just as its Dow Jones Industrials, S&P 500 and NASDAQ Composite all reach new all-time highs thanks to hopes for...

Thu, 04/07/2019 - 16:20

Don’t let a scammer enjoy your retirement

Scammers are targeting pension pots of all sizes. Make sure you know how to spot the warning signs and how to keep your pension safe....

Thu, 04/07/2019 - 12:04

Trade talks need to deliver a firm agreement rather than more tweets to help lift global manufacturing

Global stock markets are welcoming the encouraging noises over trade, tariffs and relations between America and China after the G20 meeting in Japan and...

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 11:41

What could the new Prime Minister have in store for our personal finances?

In less than a month either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt will be chosen by 160,000 Conservative Party members as Prime Minister of the...

Fri, 28/06/2019 - 12:01

How to play gold if the precious metal’s price really starts to shine

The prospect of looser central bank policy, concerns over global growth and unrest in the Middle East are all giving gold a boost, thanks to...

Tue, 25/06/2019 - 17:11

FTSE 100 may need more earnings momentum to make further gains

“We are six months into 2019 and the FTSE 100 is up nearly 11%, with the prospect of a dividend yield of some 4.5% on...

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 14:37

Woodford fund suspension: what you need to know

It was the investing news that launched a thousand headlines. On Monday, the struggling Woodford Equity Income Fund suspended its trading. How did it...

Fri, 07/06/2019 - 11:50

Shares magazine: what happens next for holders of Woodford funds?

We explain how investors are affected by news of a fund suspension and an investment trust sell-off

If you've invested in funds managed by Neil...

Fri, 07/06/2019 - 11:39

Card Factory confounds the doubters with solid first-quarter sales

Royal Mail’s dividend cut shows that the former FTSE 100 member is finding life pretty tough in the digital age, as letter volumes keep declining...

Wed, 05/06/2019 - 12:39

How investors can choose between the four options they have regarding the M&S rights issue

Last week’s underwhelming set of full-year results and the possibility that next week’s reshuffle will relegate the company from the FTSE 100 for the first...

Wed, 29/05/2019 - 13:48

Change in Prime Minister unlikely to ignite stock market

The FTSE All-Share is up today, as investors weigh up the prospect of a new Prime Minister and hope for greater domestic political stability. However,...

Fri, 24/05/2019 - 14:49

Four ways to tell whether a dividend may be safe

Marks & Spencer has already taken the plunge and announced a plan to cut its dividend and although BT has decided to keep...

Mon, 13/05/2019 - 17:04

Which crucial pension policies face delay after Theresa May agrees Brexit ‘flextension’?

Fans of interminably dull twitter debates will be relieved to hear the process of the UK leaving the European Union could drag on until Halloween...

Thu, 11/04/2019 - 14:39

The quirks that mean you can pay up to 200,000% in tax – and how to avoid them

The highest rate of income tax in the UK is normally 45% for people who earn £150,000 or more each year. But the convoluted and...

Thu, 28/03/2019 - 14:33

Want an annual tax free income of £30,000? Save via an ISA

The fact withdrawals from ISAs are tax free makes them an ideal way of saving to generate an income to supplement...

Tue, 26/03/2019 - 16:31