magazine 17 Dec 2020
Investment outlook: 10 big questions for 2021. From considering vaccine setbacks and the impact of Brexit to whether tech is a winning trade again and Biden reshapes America, read Shares’ in-depth look at the key issues for the year ahead.
Elsewhere, find out why you shouldn’t expect a return to normal for bank dividends just yet.
This week’s investment ideas include a FTSE 100 bottling company enjoying big earnings upgrades and a software provider armed with cash to do deals.
Shares looks at the big share price gains from Airbnb and DoorDash on their stock market debuts and it examines the best performing investment trusts in 2020.
Investors race to buy shares in both companies on their first day of trading on the US stock market
‘The Signs Were There’ by Tim Steer is a much-needed guide to spotting when companies are in danger
Investors should consider these reports as essential reading and they are free to read online
Investors should be wary of ‘investment offers’ which look too good to be true
The market has questioned the strategic logic and whether a bidding war could emerge
Asset manager acquires 60% stake in warehouse real estate specialist
Its Disney+ streaming service has smashed expectations and diverted attention away from theme park disruptions
The price has rallied over 50% this year and could boost the earnings of some FTSE 100 miners
It could be a lot harder to make money from the bonds space next year
From considering vaccine setbacks and the impact of Brexit to whether tech is a winning trade again and Biden reshapes America
We highlight the closed ended funds that shone in the shocking year of Covid
The factors that could impact your wealth and income in the coming 12 months
You might get a sweetener for the 2020 financial year but 2021’s dividends could be withheld for a while
The software provider is now armed with £50 million to make acquisitions
Novacyct continues to invest in its portfolio of intellectual property and has filed 15 new Covid-19 related patents
Homewares specialist enjoying bumper demand
The shares screen very well for investors seeking earnings upgrades and good value
Shares in the owner of Zara have risen by nearly 15% since we said to buy in October
The blue chip index's dividends are expected to rebound 18% after a 20% drop in 2020