magazine 21 May 2020

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Welcome to Shares’ income special. It discusses the stocks and funds still paying investors a decent income and offers nine dividend-paying investment ideas across stocks, bonds, property and infrastructure.

Discover the biotech stocks which have delivered 200%+ returns this year and the two names most preferred by the Shares team.

Also this week: new funds planned by Lindsell Train and Evenlode, Scottish Mortgage looks to distance itself from tracker funds, and Terry Smith’s view on family firms as a source of income.

Read about the prospects for the airline sector, why stop losses don’t always work and how to pick investment trusts.

The popular retail growth trust wants to distance itself from mainstream tracker funds

They are meant to act as a trigger to sell a stock at a certain price

Knowledge gained on US market from new fund is expected to benefit Lindsell Train’s global equity product

The company breaks a long streak of dividend increases with a one-third reduction    

Mark Barnett leaving Invesco shouldn’t surprise but Lucy Macdonald leaving Brunner is disappointing

Widespread manufacture and distribution of vaccines is not a trivial undertaking

How to compare trusts and why they have advantages over investment funds

Analysts think earnings will quickly rebound but the market doesn't share this confidence

Discover the names and their prospective dividend yields

Nine investment ideas covering UK stocks, UK and global equity funds, bond funds, and property and infrastructure trusts

Companies hoping to combat coronavirus have soared on the stock market; which ones are still worth buying?

We explain if you are eligible for a refund and how to get the money

Initial evidence from UK-listed stocks suggests they aren’t as dependable as the fund manager hints

Texas Instruments is a semiconductors bellwether with long-run growth potential

A recent move from AIM to London’s Main Market is a likely precursor to achieving FTSE 250 status

Strong gold prices and operational progress boost miner

What's behind US tech dominance and will it continue?

Our resident pensions expert deals with a query on SIPP contributions