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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 stocks I’d buy with dividends yielding more than 5%

These 5%-plus dividend yields are safely covered and have plenty of room to grow. More »

Cybersecurity stocks: one to buy and one to avoid

Cyber security stocks are one of the hottest tickets around. But which are best? Here's one to love and one to avoid. More »

2 top FTSE 250 mid-cap stocks I’d buy in April

High growth and sector-beating profitability have me interested in these under-valued FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: MCX) members. More »

3 top tips for AIM investing in your ISA

AIM investing can be scary but these three common sense filters may help you find success on the LSE's junior bourse. More »

Two 5%+ dividends you could retire on

These 5%+ yielding dividends have plenty of room to grow in the coming years. More »

2 top income stocks for March

Rising earnings are supporting big increases to these already attractive dividends. More »

What does a new chairman mean for HSBC Holdings plc investors?

The market is right to react favourably to HSBC Holdings plc's (LON: HSBA) new chairman. More »

2 top FTSE 100 defensives I’d buy right now

Worried about a recession? Shareholders of these two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) defensives aren't. More »

High growth. Even higher margins. Loads of cash. Why I love these 2 stocks

Sector-beating margins, high growth and healthy balance sheets make these two top picks. More »

2 top AIM small-caps I’d buy in March

High growth, rising profits and plenty of cash turn these two into top small-caps to watch. More »

These beaten-down shares are beginning to look irresistibly cheap

Rising earnings. Rising dividends. Low valuations. What's not to like? More »

2 FTSE 100 stocks I’d happily buy and never sell

Reliable sales growth, high dividends and wide moats to entry make these great stocks to hold and forget. More »

BT Group plc shares rise 5% on very good news from regulators

Regulator Ofcom throws BT Group plc (LON: BT.A) a lifeline. More »

2 FTSE 100 stocks I reckon are due to crash

The market is significantly underestimating serious external threats to these FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stocks. More »

Two FTSE 250 mid-cap stocks I’d sell in March

Increasing competition and low profits are enough reason for me to avoid these FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: MCX) stocks in March. More »

Are these 2 FTSE 250 stocks simply too cheap to pass up?

Do P/E ratios under eight make these two FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: MCX) stocks unmissable bargains? More »

Is this unsung FTSE 250 mid-cap stock a top buy after FY results?

This stock has risen more than 200% in the past five years and a 12% jump in profits shows its stellar run isn't over.... More »

This top small cap is walloping its larger rival Capita plc

While Capita plc (LON: CPI) is struggling this smaller rival's shares have doubled in just five years. More »

41% FY sales growth shows this top small cap can quadruple again by 2022

This small cap's shares have rocketed over 300% in five years and stunning FY results leave plenty of room for further growth. More »

Does $6m deal make this oil company a better buy than Royal Dutch Shell plc?

Why this much smaller oil & gas company could handily outperform Royal Dutch Shell plc (LON: RDSB) in the coming years. More »