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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.

[email protected] Capital’s share price has fallen. Is now the time to buy?

[email protected] Capital's share price has fallen from near 0.70p to 0.41p this month. Has this share price fall presented a buying opportunity? More »

Forget Tesla shares. I’d buy these US and UK growth stocks

UK investors have been piling into Tesla shares recently. Edward Sheldon, CFA believes there are better growth stocks to buy right now. More »

My last call on easyJet shares was spot on. Here’s my view on the stock now

Since Edward Sheldon wrote that easyJet shares were a risky bet on 1 September, they have fallen 16%. Here's his view on the stock... More »

Here are the 5 most bought stocks on Hargreaves Lansdown last week. Should you buy these shares?

These are the stocks that Hargreaves Lansdown investors piled into last week. Edward Sheldon looks at whether they're worth buying right now. More »

Hargreaves Lansdown investors are buying IAG shares. Should you buy too?

IAG shares have tanked and UK investors are snapping them up. Should you follow them and buy the beaten up airline stock for your... More »

Forget NS&I Premium Bonds and Income Bonds. I’m targeting much higher returns here

NS&I is making changes to both Premium Bonds and Income Bonds. If you've savings to invest, you can do better than these products, says... More »

How I’m generating passive income with FTSE 100 dividend stocks

There are a number of ways to generate passive income. Investing in FTSE 100 dividend stocks is one of the easiest ways though, says... More »

HSBC’s share price has crashed. Here’s my view on the stock now

HSBC shares have fallen around 10% this month. Here, Edward Sheldon explains why and gives his view on the FTSE 100 bank stock now.... More »

Warren Buffett wouldn’t touch these FTSE 100 shares. Neither would I

Warren Buffett likes highly profitable companies that are financially strong. So he wouldn't invest in these FTSE 100 companies, believes Edward Sheldon. More »

Stock market crash coming? Here’s what I think you should do now

Another stock market crash is a possibility, says Edward Sheldon. Here's what he thinks you should do now to prepare your investment portfolio. More »

Here are the top 5 shares that Hargreaves Lansdown investors bought last week. Should you buy too?

These are the stocks that Hargreaves Lansdown investors piled into last week. Both growth stocks and dividend stocks were popular. More »

Here are the top 10 funds that Hargreaves Lansdown investors bought for their ISAs last month

Edward Sheldon highlights the top 10 funds that Hargreaves Lansdown ISA investors put money into last month. You may be surprised at some of... More »

5 things UK investors can learn from Terry Smith and Nick Train

Terry Smith, who runs Fundsmith, and Nick Train, who co-manages Lindsell Train Global Equity, are two of the UK's top fund managers. Here's how... More »

Warren Buffett wouldn’t touch these FTSE 100 stocks. Neither would I

Warren Buffett only invests in the very best businesses. Edward Sheldon believes he would have no interest in these two FTSE 100 firms. More »

Like Fundsmith? I think you’ll love these UK shares

Fundsmith portfolio manager Terry Smith has made a lot of money for investors with a simple strategy. Here are two UK shares that have... More »

Royal Mail’s share price is rising. Here’s the move I’d make now

Royal Mail's share price is up more than 25% this week on the back of a trading update. What's the best move now? Is... More »

Hedge funds expect Sainsbury’s share price to fall. Here’s what I’d do now

In the current environment, Sainsbury's shares may seem like a safe bet. But a look at short interest reveals that they may not be... More »

ASOS share price: here are analysts’ price targets

ASOS's share price is up 370% since early April. Can it keep rising? Edward Sheldon believes so, as do many top City analysts. More »

This FTSE 100 company plans to reintroduce its dividend. I’d buy the stock now

This FTSE 100 company suspended its dividend due to Covid-19. Now, it plans to bring it back. Edward Sheldon believes now is the time... More »

The FTSE 100 index is struggling. Here’s the move I’d make now

The FTSE 100 is struggling to rebound from the stock market crash. Here, Edward Sheldon highlights a simple move that could boost your returns.... More »