magazine 5 May 2022

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Discover the FTSE 100 bosses behind the biggest returns over the past decade.

Get the lowdown on the latest results from the big tech and banking stocks on the US and UK markets respectively.

Editor Daniel Coatsworth gives his views on the current state of Amazon and he also analyses a little-known investment trust which has generated strong returns for investors.

This week’s investment ideas include a price comparison website going cheap and a multi-asset fund with qualities sought by investors in the current market environment.

You can also read about Tesla, BP, GlaxoSmithKline, Drax, WH Smith, Fidelity Special Values, Japan’s currency shock, pension contributions and much more.

Worries over living costs and a deteriorating credit cycle have weighed on the sector

The electric vehicle company has suffered a sharp decline in value since its entrepreneurial boss laid eyes on the social media network

It will invest £18 billion over 10 years to boost UK energy security

The accumulation and income classes of investment products are treated differently by HMRC

A wider slowdown in marketing spend and questions over the effectiveness of online advertisements are material headwinds

The latest quarterly results season generally did not go down well with investors

We turn our attention to stocks trading on single-digit PEs to identify those worth buying and those which are cheap for a very good reason

The heads of Ashtead, JD Sports, Next and Ocado are among the names to watch

North Atlantic Smaller Companies shows you can profit from ‘boring’ businesses

At $2,609 the state of the business at present doesn’t justify its share rating

The retailer is back in the black and travel sales are surging, though inflationary cost pressures are a headwind

Continued high gas prices are expected to keep the UK power market tighter for longer

The trust lagged the benchmark in the first-half period but has the right qualities to shine over time

The company will soon demerge its consumer healthcare arm, Haleon

With the stock at multi-year lows and yielding 7% we think it’s time to buy

Momentum Multi-Asset Value Trust is just the ticket in the current environment

The currency has fallen to a 20-year low against the US dollar

A reader wants to know why the sums don’t add up with retirement savings