magazine 9 May 2019

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Uber and Airbnb are set to join a growing list of companies worth more than $1 billion floating on the stock market. Shares looks at these names including Beyond Meat to consider if their shares are worth buying or not.

Also this week: three stocks that match Warren Buffett’s criteria as he eyes a UK acquisition, and funds on a road to nowhere.

Learn how GoCompare is hoping to disrupt the price comparison industry, the appeal of investing in the technology sector, and how inflation impacts your investments.

Discover why zero-fee ETFs may not be coming to the UK and read articles about Burford Capital, Securities Trust of Scotland and more.

We explain the appeal of the sector and the key drivers

His Berkshire Hathaway vehicle has $120bn cash and is hungry for a deal

More than £2.4bn overall has been pulled out as uncertainty reigns

We run the rule over some of the past week’s big share price movers

The company is pinning its fortunes on a new automated switching venture

The investment trust yields 3.5% and pays big attention to ESG factors

The stocks are doing well despite lack of recent boost from latest industry figures

Smaller companies money manager calls time on 32 year fund management career

There is a plan to buy back shares if the price continues to lag the value of its underlying assets

How to spot sub-scale funds that aren’t attracting new money

The Bank of England warns that the cost of living could exceed its 2% growth target in 2021

We try to make sense of the latest events in emerging markets

Companies with dominant market power are likely to face greater scrutiny in the future

We believe the profitable drinks company can continue to deliver sparkling returns

The FTSE 250 member is under the radar of most investors so get in quick

The company appoints successor to Andy McCue after his resignation earlier this year

Online growth, cash generation and management’s industry nous are reasons to stick with the high-flying high street retailer

Negative broker research has knocked more than 10% off the market valuation

Products that don’t include a levy emerge in the US but are not crossing the Atlantic

AJ Bell pension expert Tom Selby explains the key rules