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Are you open-minded when it comes to investing? The new issue of Shares looks at six of the market’s most loved and hated stocks to examine their negative and positive points, respectively. Discover why Vodafone, Fevertree, Ocado and others are worth analysing from a different perspective.
You can also find out what Amazon’s $13.7bn acquisition of Whole Foods Market means for UK grocers. There is an article discussing how miners in South Africa could see a hit to earnings due to new country rules. And you can learn why analysts are relaxed about Barclays from an investment perspective despite the bank getting into trouble with the Serious Fraud Office.
The new issue of Shares contains details on a forthcoming renewables fund that hopes to pay a 6% dividend yield. We get under the bonnet with Smith & Nephew. There is a discussion about what happens to your pension if you move abroad once Brexit happens. And the digital magazine also talks about managing investments if you find yourself unemployed or ill for a long time.

Why it can pay to take the opposite view from the market

Laser technology rumoured to feature in latest iPhone

We make sense of the online disruptor’s seismic acquisition

Analysts relaxed despite shock charges against the bank

Anglo American, Glencore and South32 among affected UK stocks

Clean energy operator plans to pay attractive income

Engineer looks like it may be back to winning ways after years of turmoil

Sector sentiment is poor, yet the men’s suits specialist looks tailor-made for profitable progress

Shares in showers and taps specialist Norcros are cheap and offer an attractive dividend yield

Cost of borrowing slashed but future remains in doubt

Company boosted by high profile jobs

Fast fashion womenswear brand targeting July IPO

The medical devices manufacturer plans to launch exciting products and boost pricing power

European equities are looking attractive at the moment, so take a look at these four products

We answer the important questions regarding pensions entitlement

Reviewing your financial plan is essential when unemployment or illness strikes

The industry is paying a higher price for new investments

Canaccord reckons downstream operations are worth more than twice their current market value

The health service was previously unable to offer the drug as it was deemed too expensive

Is Trump reversing climate change agenda

Uncertain energy markets spark cut to tender offer

May’s month-on-month volume fall highlights headwinds facing UK shopkeepers

Luxury bag maker returning to form under new duo

Everything investors need to know about GDPR ( is very important)

Cash burn and losses likely to continue to remain in the background

Gift wrap, Christmas crackers and stationery products play has momentum at its heels

Can Polar Capital keep up the pace with its sector peers?

Market is still playing catch up with innovation software firm

Chance to invest in a company that pays a great dividend and does well in turbulent times

The care home firm aims to spend £37m on organic growth projects and bolt-on acquisitions

Shares in Marlowe jump more than 30% since we said to buy

...but we're starting to lose faith in the company

Company targets California launch but valuation looks full

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These articles are provided by Shares magazine which is published by AJ Bell Media, a part of AJ Bell. Shares is not written by AJ Bell Youinvest.

Shares is provided for your general information and use and is not a personal recommendation to invest. It is not intended to be relied upon by you in making or not making any investment decisions. The investments referred to in these articles will not be suitable for all investors. If in doubt please seek appropriate independent financial advice.

Investors acting on the information in these articles do so at their own risk and AJ Bell Media and its staff do not accept liability for losses suffered by investors as a result of their investment decisions.

The Shares team

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