magazine 1 Aug 2019

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Everyone loves a bargain and there are lots of cut-price stocks on the UK market. Shares looks at what’s on offer and picks five stocks to buy now.

Also this week: the latest on the Woodford fund suspension and understanding what’s inside Fundsmith’s portfolio.

Learn why Vodafone’s shares have just seen their largest ever one day jump, discover why Just Eat’s merger may not be a done deal, and find out how the big tech names are doing in the US including Amazon and Facebook.

Shares also looks at the range of ETFs to play the commodity space and it explains why companies like to adjust their earnings.

5 companies to buy in the stock market summer sale

We explain how to get exposure to these fixed income instruments

We look at the market’s risers and fallers from the last week’s merger price looks too low and others may also be interested

But manager Neil Woodford could be sacked from running the Patient Capital Trust

Spinning off its towers business could prompt investors to reappraise the stock

Terry Smith’s creation is one of the best and most popular funds for very good reasons

Fidelity’s China guru aims to invest in undervalued stocks with a bias towards small and mid caps

Apparently designed to give a truer picture of a company’s health, investors should take them with a pinch of salt

We consider the different ways to get the most from a lump sum of money

Bidders, get your hands off our prized investments

We try to make sense of the oil market and how it is currently viewed by investors

Alphabet, Microsoft, Facebook and Amazon continue to capture the market’s attention

Software reseller is already UK’s number two but still has big growth ambitions

Snap up its shares as operational setbacks become history

We look at the latest events from Diageo, AstraZeneca, GB Group and more

We explain how the different products work and ways to play three commodities forecast to rise in value

AJ Bell pension expert Tom Selby explains the rules