magazine 20 Apr 2017
Being an eagle-eyed investor can help you minimise losses – either by avoiding bad investments or spotting red flag warning signs to get out quick. The new issue of Shares has five easy-to-follow steps that could help you make better investment choices.
We look at the snap UK general election from an investor’s perspective. And we discuss why a FTSE 250 asset manager could be good if you believe Donald Trump will fail to achieve his ambitious tax plans.
You will find articles on Tesco, Blue Prism, Primark’s owner and we reveal the one leisure stock that should thrive in one of the most difficult years for restaurant operators.
We’ve also got a new selection of investment trusts to protect your portfolio from rising inflation and a look at how our tips of the year are getting on. (Clue: they are significantly ahead of the market).
Our guide to red flags, corporate tricks and mastering the art of reading accounts
Its early days, but we’re ahead of the field with our key selections for 2017
Sterling jumps and blue chip stocks with overseas earnings fall
Software robotics group is racing ahead, although it remains a long way from making a profit
Hospital group also dodges potential tax hit in Switzerland
Remember Essenden? It’s back under a new name with growth avenues it previously struggled to find
Deal with Microsoft, but growth and funding questions remain
Foods-to-fashion conglomerate offers growth, income and resilience
Company is generating lots of cash to fund dividends, organic investment and M&A
Restructuring of advertising technology supplier not finished yet
Acquisition brightens the outlook for cake decoration-to-premium bakery business
Miner strikes deal to buy smelter, but still needs to solve cash conundrum
Franco Manca’s low price and superb reputation should help Fulham Shore survive restaurant sector shake-out
Funds to buy as consumers’ spending power comes under pressure
A big downturn is stressful but panicking could damage your future returns
Election news brings markets back to earth after reflation and Trump rally
Thriving travel unit is a source of strength for books and stationery seller
Boost in US shale activity helps but outlook remains uncertain
Big increase in jobless claims in March is a concern
ETFs continue their surge with a record breaking start to 2017.
Shareholders richly rewarded over the past 14 years
The pharma giant has a tough year ahead after losing patent protection on major drug
Has rights issue done enough to address its debt problem?
Retail meat specialist is a play on global expansion
Asset manager riding high as emerging markets return to favour
Supermarket titan's recovery is ahead of Dave Lewis' expectations