magazine 14 Nov 2019

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There are signs that value investing is back in fashion after a long period in the doldrums. Shares looks at the evidence and picks two value funds to play the theme.

The digital magazine also examines recovery funds and it flags four stocks whose valuations are high but where earnings expectations are being downgraded.

Also this week: a surge in money into gold tracker funds is followed by slump in the metal price. Shareholders win in fight against Standard Chartered; and why profit warnings are expected in the industrial sector.

Discover 34 outperforming investment trusts, learn how to value high growth companies and find out how to beat pension scammers.

Recent shifts suggests that the value approach may be set for a comeback

Stocks which trade on elevated valuations need a steady stream of analysts’ earnings upgrades to keep investors happy

Investor rebellion prompts action more than six months after AGM  

It follows record inflows into gold-backed tracker funds  

Slew of profit warnings anticipated as short-term demand weakens

Economists get nervy as UK politicians woo voters with increased spending promises

Looking for mispriced shares isn’t easy but there is a group of fund managers with the necessary tools

We reveal the sector’s outperformers over the past one, three and five years

‘Rule of 40’ takes into account sales growth rates and profit margins

Fraudsters can steal 22 years of pension savings in just 24 hours

New data shows the extent to which investors are turning their back on actively-managed equity funds

The US economy is losing momentum which could weigh on corporate profit growth

Baillie Gifford-run investment trust has scope for a return to favour

Publishing firm’s latest deal is set to have a positive impact on earnings

The company is facing an increasingly tough trading backdrop

The business transformation is showing tangible benefits

The serviced office group continues to deliver on its promises

One broker has turned bullish on leading pet care retailer for the first time in three years

Most big ETF providers have large investment stewardship teams, engaging with boards and CEOs

AJ Bell pensions expert Tom Selby considers a situation where someone has paid excess tax on a retirement pot withdrawal