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Edward Sheldon

Edward grew up in Melbourne, Australia and developed a strong passion for investing during his university years. 15 years later and now based in London, Edward mainly invests in dividend growth stocks for the long term, however, he has been known to be tempted by the occasional small-cap opportunity. As well as writing for The Motley Fool, Edward also writes about dividend investing for dividendwealth.co.uk. Edward holds a Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne and is a CFA charterholder.

Why Britain’s Warren Buffett owns these two FTSE 100 stocks

Nick Train is one of the UK's most popular fund managers. Here's a look at two of his top holdings. More »

2 exciting stocks that could make you brilliantly rich

Edward Sheldon looks at two exciting opportunities in the technology sector. More »

Why I’d buy Unilever plc and BAE Systems plc to fund my retirement

Edward Sheldon explains why Unilever plc (LON: ULVR) and BAE Systems plc (LON: BA) could make good retirement holdings. More »

3 leading fund managers every UK investor should keep an eye on

Edward Sheldon profiles three prominent UK fund managers with excellent long-term track records. More »

I tipped IQE plc as a stock to watch in January, but wouldn’t buy it now

Shares in IQE plc (LON: IQE) have soared over 225% in 2017. Do they still offer value? More »

Why I’d buy Lloyds Banking Group plc over these two banks

Edward Sheldon compares Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON: LLOY) to two smaller banking stocks. More »

These high-flying small-caps look ridiculously cheap

These two stocks have both returned approximately 35% in the last year, but still look attractively valued. More »

3 dividend investment trusts I’d buy to fund my retirement

Edward Sheldon looks at three investment trusts that focus on dividend-paying stocks. More »

2 top growth stocks that could make you rich

Edward Sheldon looks at two under-the-radar growth stocks that have considerable long-term potential. More »

Two high-growth large-caps I’d buy to retire on

Edward Sheldon looks at two stocks that could make excellent long-term holdings. More »

Two high-growth large-caps I’d buy today

Edward Sheldon looks at two large-cap stocks that offer compelling long-term investment potential. More »

Paysafe plc just accepted a takeover offer. Is this stock next?

Paysafe Group (LON: PAYS) just received a £2.9bn private equity takeover offer. Could this stock also be a takeover target? More »

3 reasons why you haven’t yet achieved ‘financial independence’

Edward Sheldon identifies three reasons why many people fail to break away from the nine-to-five grind. More »

Two small-cap stocks with 5% dividends I’d buy today

It's not just blue-chip companies that pay big dividends, these small-caps both yield over 5%. More »

Why I’m not buying FTSE 100 giants AstraZeneca plc and Barclays plc for their dividends

Edward Sheldon looks at drugs giant AstraZeneca plc (LON: AZN) and banking behemoth Barclays plc (LON: BARC) and explains why he won't be investing... More »

These two dividend stocks are ridiculously cheap

Edward Sheldon looks at two stocks that offer big dividend payments at low valuations. More »

Could these rising tech stocks help you retire early?

Edward Sheldon looks at two UK-based tech stocks that are growing at incredible speeds. More »

Could these momentum stocks make you a fortune after today’s news?

Edward Sheldon looks at two companies whose share prices are surging higher. More »

Why I wouldn’t buy these two FTSE 100 favourites right now

Edward Sheldon looks at one FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stock surging higher and one trending lower, and explains why he wouldn't buy either right now.... More »

Why I’d buy Close Brothers Group plc for its dividend but not HSBC Holdings plc

Edward Sheldon explains why a 3.7% yield from Close Brothers Group plc (LON: CBG) looks more appealing than a 5.2% yield from HSBC Holdings... More »