magazine 13 Feb 2020
Would you like some help getting started with investing? Read the first part of Shares’ new series which explains everything you need to know about making money from the markets.
Also this week: the UK firms facing supply chain risks amid China’s coronavirus outbreak. Find out why Lindsell Train continues to see outflows from its key funds. And read Shares’ analysis of electric car play Tesla after its share price surge.
Find out about the performance metric name-checked by Fundsmith’s manager Terry Smith and discover what your weekly shop can tell you about two consumer goods giants.
Construction stocks soared on high speed rail approval while renewable funds plunged on fears about future income
Company plans change in sales approach after strategic review
Manager Nick Train suggests negativity about two key holdings is unwarranted
Shares are already being sold off as investors switch on to the issue
It is possible to start saving as little as £50 a month and soon have an investment portfolio but just watch those charges
Valuation of electric car maker has soared beyond reasonable metrics
This method of judging risk against return is employed by top fund manager Terry Smith
We explain how certain trusts can generate a high yield and pick two to buy
You might be surprised how a handful of stocks have so much influence over an index worth $28tn
Choosing the right place for your day-to-day cash can make a material difference to your finances
The consumer goods giants are struggling to get back on a path to growth
Liontrust’s shares are soaring and we think there is a lot more to come as its reputation grows
Storage firm reports like-for-like revenue growth of 7% for the first half of its financial year
Analysts’ earnings expectations have increased more than 20% over the last six months
Calisen has weaker installation capacity and a smaller presence among independent energy suppliers which are taking market share
Online grocery play remains our top pick in the retail sector thanks to its long-term growth potential
Food producer has the ingredients for long-term global growth
Why the 'urge to merge' could be a warning sign for investors