Investment Articles

Unilever’s move to trigger management share awards off underlying earnings, the ongoing debate over the role of auditors in...

Which is the best way to maximise your retirement income?

The pension freedoms have cast renewed focus on retirement income...

Back in May, this column looked at how to test whether a forecast dividend payment from a company was safe...

Normally people get excited by lower prices and discounts as it makes things cheaper to buy. In the case of...

If a firm has a strong competitive position, which in turn grants it pricing power, there is a fair chance...

A profit warning, a decision to cut the dividend to zero and the sudden resignation of the chief executive mean...

One way in which “value” investors operate is to look at what has done badly and to see if there...

Last week we looked at the four indicators which could help investors to spot turning points in the oil price...

Oil prices are sliding to fresh lows for the year, despite May’s agreement in Vienna by OPEC and leading non-OPEC...

No sooner had America’s technology-laden NASDAQ Composite stock index crossed the 6,000 mark for the first time in late April...

(although oil, the dollar, metals prices and interest rates still could)

A dreadfully poor campaign, where the slogan “Strong and...

One of the most important lessons of investing is to buy as cheaply as you can (with the ultimate aim...

Last week’s column noted the phenomenal rise of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and the concept of passive investment. This is best...

According to data from independent consultant ETFGI, global fund flows into exchange-traded funds (ETFs) came to $197 billion in the...

The swingeing dividend cut from Talk Talk and BT’s decision to abandon its plan to increase its shareholder...