Investing in companies that are in a rising trend can often be a great way to profit from the market. Stocks on a tear often find those strong runs last far longer, and go far higher, than most normal investors might expect. Fund manager and renowned momentum investor Richard Driehaus takes...
Are you seeking to plug your portfolio into an industry with dynamic long-term growth prospects? Then look no further than the global video games industry, which staggeringly, has become the world’s biggest entertainment market worth roughly $116bn a year, the combination of game devices, cloud...
The leisure sector is arguably the unsung saviour of the high street and other retail destinations. Companies offering attractions and experiences such as gyms and bowling are helping to fill vacant shops and bring back the energy which attracts consumers. They are acting as very important tenants...
Talk of escalating trade tensions is widespread and this is very important to investors. There is increasing concern that tariffs imposed on a swathe of overseas goods by US president Donald Trump, and Chinese retaliation, threaten a bruising time for a range of shares, funds and other assets owned...
Have you ever considered that past performance IS a guide to future performance? We’re regularly told this is not the case by financial regulators, asset managers and investment experts, yet banking group Mirabaud reckons can you learn a lot from history. It believes that past performance can steer...
Many investors are fascinated by how certain investors got to be so famous, searching for the special formula that made the likes of Warren Buffett and Philip Fisher so rich. Well now’s your chance to mimic their approach and apply their proven methodology to today’s market. We show you two ways to...
All economies experience recurring and fluctuating levels of economic activity over time, with the five main stages of the business cycle running as follows: growth, peak, recession, trough and recovery. The business cycle is usually replicated in the stock market with the market going up when the...
Whether you are new to investing or have been active in the markets for years it is important to keep in mind there are two ways an investor can profit from the financial markets. These encompass a capital gain if, as you hope, the value of your investment goes up. You can also earn an income from...
Demergers are back in fashion with five companies in the FTSE 350 index each preparing to split into two separately-listed entities. Another one has just completed its split and there are rumours that a further FTSE 350 stock could spin off one of its businesses. Unbundled companies often flourish...
Many people get stuck in their quest to invest because they don’t know where to deploy their money. This article aims to give individuals in this situation a head start with five funds that provide diverse exposure to important geographic territories and sectors. We also highlight a few more funds...
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