magazine 23 Jun 2022
Under pressure. This week’s digital magazine looks at some of the companies which have been targeted by short sellers and why investors should sit up and take notice.
Also in this week’s Shares: Scottish Mortgage fund managers face up to investors after weak performance, what lies behind surging inflation and what you need to know about dealing spreads.
Discover the story behind Primark’s click and collect trial, find out why a well-known fund manager is selling Shell and understand the tax implications of Aviva’s big capital return.
Investment ideas this week include a fantasy miniatures firm whose shares have halved in nine months and a European fund with stock-picking skills.
Rampant inflation means customers buying fewer, cheaper items
Stock has lost 78% since 2021 highs as investors ditch ‘jam tomorrow’ equities
Getting out when a trade seems like a ‘sure thing’ can often be advantageous
Discount fashion chain’s move looks a decent halfway house at a time when online retail looks challenged
Things are tricky for the airlines but some related businesses are in a better place
Rising interest rates are exposing parts of the global economy and financial markets with the largest borrowings
Insurer has returned proceeds from acquisitions to shareholders – here’s how to work out what you owe HMRC
Shares fund managers believe are vulnerable to big falls include the likes of Cineworld, Royal Mail and Fevertree
Nothing is more important right now for investors and consumers than rising prices
Eagle Eye Solutions promises to be a key player in driving shoppers to retailers
Surprisingly there was little anger despite its shares plummeting in value this year
The price you see on the screen may not be the price you get
Shares of companies which are most profitable tend to outperform those which are least profitable
The producers’ cartel faces a dilemma when the current set of production quotas are removed in August
The UK-listed cosmetics firm continues to deliver but the market remains unconvinced
Fantasy games and model maker is much more than just a lockdown winner
Information services and events firm catches premium bid
This fund’s focus on companies’ historic cashflows has helped it deliver consistent top quartile performance
Our resident expert helps with a query about accessing a retirement pot against a volatile backdrop