We’ve all felt the euphoria of finding that sought-after purchase at a bargain price. And there are certainly bargains to be found in equities in the current environment. But I think investors should proceed with caution to avoid the investment equivalent of a ‘fashion faux pas’ – the bargain item… Read the article
Last week, there will have been a rush of customers to jewellery stores across the UK (and the world) to purchase gifts of charm bracelets, rings, earrings and the like in time for Valentine’s Day. But as people queued to buy gifts for their loved ones, few will have been… Read the article
It’s been a rollercoaster week for bank shares across the world as a confluence of factors stoked a panic in the sector. Exposure to energy, the impact of negative interest rates and worries about a recession all played a hand.
The key decision to make here is whether or not… Read the article
2015 was another bumper year for income-oriented investors with companies paying out over £80 billion in ordinary dividends and an additional £5.6 billion in special dividends. 2016 looks unlikely to be plain sailing with income investors facing some difficult decisions and therefore needing to consider less traditional sources of dividends.… Read the article