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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.

I expect these FTSE 100 shares to rebound after the coronavirus crisis

These FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) shares should survive an economic downturn and rebound relatively quickly, says Edward Sheldon. More »

Two FTSE 100 shares that have seen insider buying in the stock market crash

Insiders are buying these two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE; UKX) shares. That's a good sign, says Edward Sheldon. More »

The FTSE 100 just had its worst quarter since 1987. What should investors do now?

The FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) has been rocked by the coronavirus. How should investors react? More »

FTSE 100 housebuilders: Why I don’t buy them for dividends

If your goal is to generate regular dividends, FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) housebuilder stocks should be avoided, says Edward Sheldon. More »

Buying FTSE 100 shares right now? Here’s what you need to know

Investing in FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stocks has become far more challenging due to the coronavirus, says Edward Sheldon. More »

EasyJet shares: is now the time to buy?

Easyjet (LON: EZJ) shares have tanked due to the coronavirus. Is this a buying opportunity? More »

A FTSE 100 share I’d buy more of in the next stock market crash

Edward Sheldon is keen to buy more of this FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stock that has an attractive long-term growth story at a bargain... More »

Scottish Mortgage isn’t the only investment trust I want to buy more of in this market crash

Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust (LON: SMT) has held up well in the recent stock market crash. Edward Sheldon says he's keen to top up... More »

Lloyds shares: Why investors may be facing a dividend cut

Lloyds (LON: LLOY) has paid out some huge dividends to investors in recent years. However, the dividend payout now looks at risk. More »

FTSE 100 dividend stocks: Morgan Stanley analysts believe these payouts are safe

Many FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) dividend stocks have suspended their payouts recently. But Morgan Stanley analysts believe these dividends are safe. More »

How I’d invest £10k in this bear market

Bear markets can create amazing opportunities for long-term investors. However, investing £10k is this market requires a strategic approach, says Edward Sheldon. More »

Two FTSE AIM 100 stocks I’d like to buy more of in this bear market

Edward Sheldon is keeping a close eye on these high-growth FTSE AIM 100 stocks, with a view to buying at bargain prices. More »

Warren Buffett’s move to stockpile cash now looks like a masterstroke

Late last year, Warren Buffett was receiving criticism for hoarding cash. Today, that move looks like a stroke of genius. More »

FTSE 100 investors: Here’s one thing I’d be careful of in this bear market

The FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) has bounced this week. Is the bear market over? More »

Two FTSE 100 stocks I’d like to buy more of during this bear market

These two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE) stocks have attractive long-term growth prospects, says Edward Sheldon. More »

How I’d invest my first £1,000 today

This bear market could be a great investment opportunity for long-term investors. Edward Sheldon explains how he'd invest his first £1,000 today. More »

5 Warren Buffett quotes that could help you prosper in this stock market crash

Warren Buffett is the greatest investor of all time. Here's his advice for a stock market crash. More »

Dividend cuts: these 3 FTSE companies just cancelled their payouts

Investing for dividends is difficult in this market. These FTSE companies just announced dividend cuts. More »

Why dividends are a powerful force in a bear market

In a bear market, the benefits of dividends are magnified, explains Edward Sheldon. More »

Is now a good time to buy stocks?

With share prices down sharply over the last month, many investors are wondering whether now is a good time to buy shares. More »