magazine 13 Apr 2017

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Your investment journey can be greatly enhanced by following a few simple steps to filter out bad stocks and leave you with a universe of more interesting selections. The new issue of Shares has five ways to check if a company is up to scratch in an easy-to-follow guide that is suitable for both beginners and experienced investors.
Also in Shares this week is a list of investment ideas for the over-70s, a new way to invest in property and a closer look at four products that tap investors’ favourite funds. Plus there’s lots of other interesting features, company news, our best investment ideas, market stats and much more.

An easy-to-follow guide for beginners and experienced investors

Further upgrades follow stunning annual results from best-in-class retailer

Regulator fines and bans former executives at bankrupt spread betting firm

Risks remain at maternity products retailer

Sales of its antibiotic drug ‘could run into billions of dollars’ if approved

Buy the shares now as we think there are legs to this story

A review by the Spanish authorities is also ongoing

Furore relates to $1.3bn deal in Nigeria six years ago

Recruitment business also sees strong growth in Asia and Europe

Morgan Stanley argues American shares are not overvalued

Trading momentum can be matched by share price upside despite rule changes

Intercede bags up to £0.4m days before FY cut -off

Alliance Trust deal provides substantial boost to assets under management

AIM-quoted oil play picks up asset in Indonesia

Funds will be put towards upgrading facilities and working capital

Oil and gas firm is ramping up output in Argentina

Drug in development could have blockbuster potential for ImmuPharma

We ask the experts why investors should consider funds from Woodford, JP Morgan, Jupiter and Newton

Pick and choose which countries you want in your portfolio

A look at how the market has changed since of pension freedoms launch

Two experts offer fund suggestions for older investors with a lower risk tolerance

How many stocks, funds and bonds do you own?

Another acquisition takes US investment tally to $103m in seven months

Analysts note sector is trading at depressed valuation despite earnings potential

Dedicated exchange being established to provide exposure to individual commercial properties

Advertising spend could pressure profitability as price comparison site battles competition

Will improved investor sentiment be matched by operating performance

Interim results likely to reflect challenging backdrop for retailer

Invesco fund manager thinks the sector can leave legacy issues behind

Yu Group has ambitious plans to disrupt a potentially huge market

Small cap hopes to have one of the lowest cost mineral sands operations globally

Metals producer riding high on strong selling prices and planned operational changes

Micro business accounts techy passes first public company test