magazine 15 Oct 2020

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Shuffling the pack: how income funds are turning to different stocks for dividends.

Shares talks to various fund managers about how they’ve changed their portfolios and the team reveal two of their favourite income funds.

Other investment ideas in this issue include a credit checking group that’s just won the backing of well-respected fund manager Nick Train.

Forget tech, solar and clean energy is the hot sector in 2020. Discover why this part of the market is soaring.

Also this week: the stocks affected by Boris Johnson’s latest lockdown move, ETF providers quick to launch more ethical funds, and where to consider shifting your money as suspended property funds reopen.

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and others could face lawmaker backlash

We look at the key risers and fallers on the market over the past week

The Government’s new three-tier restrictions framework lands yet another blow on beleaguered travel and leisure operators

This valuation metric is often used by companies seeking takeover opportunities

Toscafund is currently leading the charge to buy the telecoms group

It is hoping to generate 9% to 11% total return for investors each year

Solar and wind stocks have soared this year, but not all renewable funds have felt the benefit

Knowing which firms matter to your investments could help you achieve better returns

Investment experts reveal how they've found new sources of income following widespread dividend cuts

It is the leader  in US online sports betting through its FanDuel and FoxBet brands

Investors might be better suited switching to property investment trusts as they don’t have the same structural issues    

How technology and careful management of cash and costs can really help

Take note of positive earnings surprises in retail and pharma and tentative signs of a banking sector rebound

Even fund manager Nick Train has been happy to pay top dollar for the stock

Our investment idea is now more than 17% ahead of the entry price

The successful exit from Ceres Power is potentially the first of many over the next few years

Ventilation specialist sees strong start to new financial year

They are also being more targeted in how the market is filtered

Bitcoin is trading close to a 12-month high

A reader is troubled by the progressive rise in when the state pension is paid out