magazine 11 Mar 2021

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Get the latest on the big sell-off in tech stocks and how global markets are performing.

Shares explores how popular investment trust Scottish Mortgage is on sale, and why Evenlode Income Fund has gone from top to bottom of the class in terms of performance.

Discover the pros and cons of putting money into bitcoin and how to get investment exposure via stocks and funds.

Find out ways to beat the Chancellor’s stealth taxes and why shares in estate agents have shot up since the Budget.

This week’s investment ideas include an investment trust that stands to prosper from potential generous cash returns from the banking sector.

Management’s capital allocation decisions can have a big impact on shareholder returns

Its ‘merger reserve’ could provide healthy dividend cover

We round up the entire education series with links to every article

Tech stocks have been among the worst hit in recent weeks

They are being driven by new measures to support the property market

The airline’s stock is in demand but directors seemingly don’t share investors’ optimism

Why bitcoin is being taken more seriously, ways to invest and why it isn't suitable for everyone

It’s far too early to make any judgement on performance as the new manager has only been behind the wheel for a month

The popular income fund has been left behind after the market shifted preference from quality to value stocks

Proposals to loosen rules on public offerings bring risk as well as rewards

Strong intellectual property and effective brand development are key strengths of the business

Names like Scottish Mortgage are on sale thanks to a shift in market sentiment

Budget freeze on tax allowances will hit investors but there are some solutions

Positive job numbers triggered market sell-off, while dividend-depriving tax hikes were applauded

Soft comparatives from 2020 should paint 2021 in a good light but there are a few negatives to weigh up

Increased output helps to support a generous stream of income for investors with further acquisitions eyed

This investment trust is a good way to play brighter prospects for the financials sector

Consolidating the waste market generates financial and environmental benefits

Government bonds could be argued to offer 'return-free risk'

A reader lays out their spending plans for life during retirement