Are you a rational investor? In this week’s Shares we discuss how logical thinking can help you spot market inefficiencies, with 3 practical examples to illustrate the point. We also round up our 10 best picks for 2017, explaining why substantial news is helping them soar beyond the FTSE All-Share performance. We also address investor compensation, and what you can get back when investments go bad, we have market expert commentary suggesting that the pound could fall another 20%, plus a look at a big property conundrum. There’s a disruptive technology start-up in our Great Ideas, a high-quality FTSE 250 bargain, a small cap payout under threat and loads of other interesting features, company news, our best investment ideas, market stats and much more.
Change to the way compensation payments are calculated could wipe millions off insurers’ profit
Bribery charges and sterling hit shouldn't have come as a surprise
Investment trust is pinning its hopes on a sustained re-rating in the commodities sector
Resources analyst says mining stocks far too expensive at the moment
Shares in safety kit maker may not stay low for long
Momentum building in events arm according to company
Retailer takes action to mitigate difficult trading conditions
Shareholder payout could be canned as company suffers a string of bad news
Investment ideas if you are ultra bearish and worried about the future
Discount on Japan trust fails to reflect new management focus
We explain the situations in which you might be able to claim for compensation
New rules allow you to take £500 from retirement savings to help fund the services of an expert
Fixed interest investments are back in fashion...but for how long?
The worst performers on the UK's junior market so far this year
You can now understand why carpet maker Victoria has made two acquisitions in the grass space
Good news for the likes of Whitbread and PPHE Hotel
Miner impresses the market as it restarts sales after hibernation period
UK financial regulator is looking at solutions to fix liquidity issue in real estate funds
Forthcoming results could have a major influence on the publisher’s market value
The housebuilder was more downbeat than its peers late last year
Market expert predicts £1 might only buy $1 in the near future
Discover why we think now is an ideal time to buy this fast-growth business
Flavour-and-fragrance specialist would make a quality addition to any portfolio
There has been a significant amount of news flow in recent weeks linked to our top stock tips
How to use momentum, low beta, minimum volatility and multi-factor strategies to enhance your portfolio
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