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Edward Sheldon, CFA

Based in London, Edward is a freelance investment writer and analyst whose clients include financial services firms 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 high-quality, large-cap dividend stocks with the aim of building wealth slowly. However, he's not afraid to invest some of his capital in under-the-radar small-cap growth stocks in the pursuit of big gains. Edward holds a Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne, as well as the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification.

Cerillion’s share price is on fire. Should I buy this AIM stock now?

Shares in UK tech firm Cerillion are up over 130% in the last year. Edward Sheldon looks at whether it is too late to... More »

Argo Blockchain’s share price has crashed. Should I buy the stock now?

Argo Blockchain's share price has fallen about 50% since Edward Sheldon last covered the stock. Is this fall a buying opportunity? More »

3 Warren Buffett stocks I’d buy for this bull market

Warren Buffett is billed as the greatest stock market investor of all time. Here, Edward Sheldon discusses three stocks the billionaire currently owns. More »

Director dealing: 3 UK stocks with insider buying

Director dealing is worth monitoring, says Edward Sheldon. If insiders are buying or selling company stock, investors can potentially gain valuable insights. More »

Here are the UK growth stocks I own right now

UK growth stocks have played a valuable role in Edward Sheldon's portfolio recently. Here's a look at the 13 growth shares he owns in... More »

3 of the biggest mistakes stock market investors make

Mistakes are part of investing. However, there are some classic mistakes that investors make time and time again. Here are three to watch out... More »

The FTSE 100 has hit 7,000 points. Here are 3 stocks I’d buy NOW

The FTSE 100 has hit 7,000 points meaning it's up 40% since March 2020. Here, Ed Sheldon highlights three Footsie stocks he'd buy for... More »

3 growth stocks I’d buy for this incredible bull market

Right now, we're in the midst of a raging bull market. Here, Edward Sheldon highlights three stocks he would buy now for his portfolio.... More »

Why GSK’s share price jumped today

GlaxoSmithKline shares have struggled recently. However, today they're up 6%. Here, Edward Sheldon looks at what's going on with the GSK share price. More »

3 stocks that are outperforming Tesla this year

Tesla stock has delivered huge returns for investors in recent years. However, other US growth stocks are better performers this year. More »

Two Baillie Gifford stocks I’d buy today (which aren’t Tesla)

Baillie Gifford has made billions for its investors in recent years by investing in Tesla stock. Here, Edward Sheldon looks at two other BG... More »

The 5 funds I own in my ISA and SIPP in 2021

Picking a fund for an ISA or SIPP is not easy. Here, Edward Sheldon discusses the five funds he owns in his own investment... More »

Should I buy Coinbase shares for my portfolio?

Coinbase has come to the market today via a direct listing and its share price has soared. Edward Sheldon looks at whether he should... More »

3 stocks I’d buy for this raging bull market

The stock market is having a great run at the moment. Here, Edward Sheldon highlights three top stocks he'd buy today for this bull... More »

JD Wetherspoon’s share price is rising. Should I buy this reopening stock now?

Pubs in England have reopened and, as a result, JD Wetherspoon's share price has risen. Edward Sheldon looks at whether he should buy its... More »

Carnival’s share price is rising. Should I buy this ‘reopening’ stock now?

Since November, investors have piled into Carnival shares, pushing the share price up. Edward Sheldon looks at whether he should buy the stock. More »

Saga’s share price is rising. Should I buy the stock now?

Since the beginning of November, Saga's share price has risen 180%. Edward Sheldon looks at whether he should buy the stock for his portfolio.... More »

The FTSE 100 is still underperforming the S&P 500. Here are 2 US stocks I’d buy today

The US stock market continues to outperform the UK market. Here, Edward Sheldon highlights two US growth stocks he'd buy today. More »

The bull market is roaring! Here are 2 stocks I’d buy now to capitalise

Right now, nearly all areas of the stock market are rising. Here, Edward Sheldon highlights two shares he'd buy now for this raging bull... More »

The 3 Vanguard UK funds I’d buy today for 2021 and beyond

Edward Sheldon is interested in Vanguard funds and highlights what he believes are three of the best funds for now and years to come.... More »