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Edward Sheldon, CFA

Based in London, Edward is a freelance investment writer whose clients include a broad range of financial services firms located all over the world. Prior to launching his own investment writing business, Edward spent 15 years working in private wealth management and institutional asset management, both in the UK and in Australia. A passionate investor himself, Edward mainly invests in large-cap dividend stocks with the aim of building wealth slowly, however, he has been known to be tempted by the occasional small-cap opportunity. Edward holds a Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne, as well as the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and the highly-regarded Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification.

Looking for the best funds for a Stocks & Shares ISA or SIPP? I’d invest in these top performers

There are currently 3,000 funds available to UK investors. Here's a look at what Edward Sheldon considers to be the best for an ISA... More »

How to invest in sustainable companies in the UK

Interest in sustainable investing is increasing. Here's a look at three ways to invest sustainably in the UK. More »

Forget the Tesco share price. I’d buy this FTSE 100 champion instead

The Tesco (LON: TSCO) share price remains a long way below its 2007 highs. But that doesn't mean it's a bargain, says Edward Sheldon.... More »

Imperial Brands shares have rebounded. Here’s why I think they can keep rising

Sentiment towards Imperial Brands (LON: IMB) shares appears to be improving, says Edward Sheldon. More »

I think these FTSE 100 dividend stocks offer a LOT of value right now

Like value stocks? Check out these bargain FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) dividend payers, says Edward Sheldon. More »

This FTSE AIM 100 technology stock is flying. I think it can keep rising

This under-the-radar FTSE AIM 100 company is up 17% in three weeks. Edward Sheldon believes it has further to run. More »

Brexit risks: 2 FTSE 100 dividends stocks I’d buy to hedge my portfolio

Worried about Brexit uncertainty? These FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) dividend stocks could provide protection, says Edward Sheldon. More »

Fevertree Drinks shares just crashed 25%. Here’s what I’d do now

Fevertree Drinks (LON: FEVR) shares have gone from hero to villain. More »

A FTSE 250 dividend stock I’d definitely steer clear of right now

Hedge funds expect this FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE: MCX) stock to fall. Is your portfolio at risk? More »

Are dividend stocks a good investment?

In the low-interest-rate environment dividend stocks have become popular. But are they good investments? More »

Is buy-to-let a good alternative to a pension?

Buy-to-let as a pension plan is quite risky, says Edward Sheldon. More »

Think the State Pension is unfair? You need to see this

The State Pension may be peanuts, but for those saving for retirement, the UK has an extremely favourable set-up, says Edward Sheldon. More »

Is investing in dividend stocks a good idea?

Dividend stocks have become popular in the low-interest-rate environment. But is investing in them a good idea? More »

4 powerful trends I believe Fundsmith could benefit from in the years ahead

Fundsmith looks well placed to take advantage of a number of dominant, structural trends, says Edward Sheldon. More »

Sirius Minerals shares: is a possible 5.5p a share offer a good or bad deal for shareholders?

The proposed deal, which would see Anglo American pay 5.5p per share for each Sirius Minerals (LON: SXX) share, values Sirius at a little over... More »

4 of my top investment themes for the next decade

By identifying powerful long-term trends that are likely to have a big impact on the world over the next decade, you can position your... More »

Forget offers to switch banks! I see this as a much easier way to make money

Considering switching banks just for the cash bonus? Read this first. More »

3 FTSE 100 dividend stocks I’d buy for my ISA today

These FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) dividend stocks are all very reliable dividend payers. More »

3 FTSE AIM 100 stocks that I believe will end 2020 higher

AIM is home to some exciting companies with growth potential, despite seemingly high valuations. More »

Forget a FTSE 100 tracker fund. Here’s how I’m investing my ISA money in 2020

Here's how Edward Sheldon is aiming to outperform the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) over the long run. More »