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Ian Pierce

I am a longtime Fool from the States relocated to London. With decades to go before retirement, I'm focused on AIM-listed small caps and growth shares of all stripes. My favourite companies are those that are looking to shake up stodgy industries with fresh ideas. After living and working in China for several years, I also have a soft spot for companies looking to take advantage of the long term potential to be found selling to a 100 million strong middle class.

2 top growth shares that could make you brilliantly rich

Double-digit growth, plenty of cash on hand and huge addressable markets have these top growth shares on my radar. More »

2 bargain dividend stocks you can buy today

Double-digit profit growth is leading to rapidly rising dividends for these bargain basement income and growth stocks. More »

2 high-yield stocks I believe are still worth buying

These 3.7%+ yielders are still trading at attractive valuations despite their stocks rising rapidly. More »

Why I’d ditch this high-yield growth stock to buy Unilever plc

Why I reckon this stock's low valuation and 4%+ yield pale in comparison to the long-term benefits of Unilever plc (LON: ULVR). More »

2 under-the-radar dividend growth stocks

Growing dividends and attractive valuations make these under-the-radar stocks worth a closer look. More »

2 growth stocks trading at dirt-cheap prices

International expansion prospects are making these growth stocks' already bargain valuations look even more attractive. More »

Why GlaxoSmithKline plc is the only pharma stock I’d ever own

In a volatile industry, GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON: GSK) stands out for its reliable growth, high dividend and bargain valuation. More »

2 bargain growth stocks to consider in September

Contrarian bargain-hunters may find these highly profitable and fast-growing firms a match made in heaven. More »

2 market-beating investment trusts you could retire on

These private equity funds offer stellar growth and great dividends for long-term investors. More »

2 value stocks for smart investors

Stellar long term growth prospects and P/E ratios under 14 have me interested in these two stocks. More »

2 top turnaround stocks that could make you rich

The market may be discounting the growth prospects of these two turnaround stocks. More »

Legal & General Group plc isn’t the only mega-yielder trading at a bargain price

Legal & General (LON: LGEN) and this under-the-radar stock are both offering huge yields at bargain basement prices. More »

2 top growth stocks for long-term investors

These fast-rising stocks have plenty left to give with above-market growth, improving profitability and large addressable markets. More »

One unloved FTSE 100 dividend star I’ve got my eye on

With a 4.8% yield and its shares trading at a 30% discount, the contrarian in me is attracted to this FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX)... More »

One growth stock I’d buy ahead of Sound Energy plc

Why I'd choose a safer AIM-listed growth stock over speculative gas producer Sound Energy plc (LON:SOU). More »

2 stellar small-caps that could make you brilliantly rich

Double-digit growth, sane valuations and huge addressable markets have these small-caps on my radar. More »

Why I’d sell Lloyds Banking Group plc to buy Prudential plc

Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON: LLOY) may be the healthiest domestic bank but I prefer the long-term potential of Prudential plc (LON: PRU). More »

2 high-growth stocks I’d buy today

These under-appreciated growth stocks offer high and rising margins, healthy balance sheets, and plenty of income potential. More »

Why I’d buy Rio Tinto plc over Sirius Minerals plc

Cash-generating king Rio Tinto plc (LON: RIO) looks like a better buy to me than prospective miner Sirius Minerals plc (LON: SXX). More »

Why I’d buy HSBC Holdings plc over Barclays plc

Why I reckon growth and income investors alike will prefer HSBC Holdings plc (LON: HSBA) to Barclays plc (LON: BARC). More »