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Christopher Ruane

Christopher Ruane writes on UK financial markets.

How I’d invest £5,000 in dividend shares to target £500 in annual income

Our writer explains how he would aim to generate £500 of passive income annually by investing £5,000 into three UK dividend shares. More »

How I’d use £35 a week to build passive income streams

Is it really possible to set up passive income streams for a fiver a day? Our writer thinks so and explains how he would... More »

How I’d invest £1,000 in UK shares today

With £1,000 to invest in the stock market after recent turbulence, our writer picks four shares he would buy for his portfolio. More »

As the Dechra Pharmaceuticals share price crashes, should I buy?

The Dechra Pharmaceuticals share price has lost almost a quarter of its value already in 2022. Could this be a buying opportunity for our... More »

2 hot shares to buy for February

Looking to February and beyond, our writer highlights two well-known shares he would currently consider buying for his portfolio. More »

After the Direct Line share price jumped, should I buy?

The Direct Line share price shot up 18% in under a couple of months. Christopher Ruane assesses whether he ought to add it to... More »

10 UK shares to buy now with £10,000

Our writer sets out a list of 10 UK shares to buy now for his portfolio with £10,000, including picks aiming for growth and... More »

How I could start investing with £300

Our writer reckons he could start investing even without large amounts of capital. Here he explains how he would do it with £300. More »

I’m following Warren Buffett and snapping up cheap UK shares

Our writer explains how he applies lessons from legendary investor Warren Buffett when hunting for cheap UK shares he can add to his own... More »

My £2 a day 2022 passive income plan

Our writer explains how his 2022 passive income approach could let him start generating money for just £2 a day without working. More »

Is the tumbling Scottish Mortgage share price a buy?

The Scottish Mortgage share price has been sliding in recent months. Christopher Ruane explains why he still is not adding it to his portfolio. More »

How I’d target £250 a month in dividend income

Christopher Ruane explains in detail how he would aim to earn £250 each month in dividend income by investing regularly in shares. More »

3 investing lessons from the 1929 stock market crash

The infamous stock market crash of 1929 has lessons for today's investors. Our writer shares three that inform his own investing strategy. More »

My £3 a day passive income plan for 2022

With £3 a day to set up passive income streams, our writer explains why and how he would start investing in dividend shares. More »

The Helium One share price almost doubled this month. Should I buy as it falls?

The Helium One share price has surged in January, at one point showing a 94% gain in a few weeks. But as it drops... More »

Is it really worth me using £45 a week to build passive income streams?

Christopher Ruane thinks he can use £45 a week to set up passive income streams by buying dividend shares. But does it make sense... More »

Why is the Rolls-Royce yield zero?

With the Rolls-Royce yield at zero, our writer explains what has happened to the engine maker's dividends -- and whether payouts could return. More »

I’m using the Warren Buffett method to find cheap UK shares

Our writer has been applying the Warren Buffett method to identify cheap UK shares he could buy for his portfolio. Here he discusses three... More »

Should I buy the crumbling Argo Blockchain share price?

The falling Argo Blockchain share price has attracted our writer's attention. Here he explains the fall -- and his next move. More »

How I’d use a stock market crash to boost my passive income

A stock market crash does not need to be bad for everyone. Our writer explains his plan to use a crash to boost his... More »