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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.

ASOS share price: I think it’s set to go higher

ASOS's share price is up 60% over the last 12 months. Edward Sheldon believes it can move higher, driven by the growth of e-commerce.... More »

Should I buy Bumble stock after the IPO?

UK investors are piling into Bumble stock after its IPO. Here, Edward Sheldon looks at whether he should by this US share for his... More »

2 US growth stocks I’d buy today

UK investors are scrambling to buy US stocks at the moment. Here, Edward Sheldon looks at two such growth shares he'd buy today. More »

2 Warren Buffett stocks to buy today

Warren Buffett is the greatest stock market investor of all time. Here, Edward Sheldon looks at two of his major picks he'd buy for... More »

2 UK tech stocks I’d buy in February

Edward Sheldon highlights two exciting UK tech stocks he believes look well-placed for growth in a post-Covid-19 world. More »

The oil price has recovered from Covid-19 but Shell’s share price hasn’t. What’s going on?

Shell's share price remains about 40% below its pre-Covid-19 level despite the fact that Brent Crude has recovered from its Covid sell-off. More »

How Warren Buffett is invested today

Warren Buffett is widely considered the greatest stock market investor of all time. Here, Edward Sheldon looks at his current portfolio holdings. More »

GSK vs Unilever: which dividend stock should I buy today?

GlaxoSmithKline and Unilever are two popular UK dividend stocks. But is one a better buy for Edward Sheldon's portfolio than the other? More »

Lloyds’ share price: here’s what concerns me

Edward Sheldon believes Lloyds' share price can keep rising in the short term. However, there are some risks he is concerned about. More »

Calnex Solutions: I just bought this UK 5G stock for my ISA

Edward Sheldon looks at the investment case for Calnex Solutions (LON: CLX). He has bought this exciting UK 5G stock for his ISA. More »

Should I buy NIO stock today?

NIO stock has had an incredible run over the last year, rising about 1,350%. Here, Edward Sheldon looks at whether he should buy the... More »

The Rolls-Royce share price has fallen again. Should I buy the stock now?

After a rally late in 2020, the Rolls-Royce share price has fallen again. Here, Edward Sheldon looks at why. He also looks at the... More »

2 FTSE 100 dividend stocks I’d buy in February

The FTSE 100 is home to some top dividend stocks. Here, Edward Sheldon highlight two dividend-payers he likes the look of at the start... More »

2 UK growth stocks I’d buy in February

Edward Sheldon highlights two British growth stocks benefiting from the rapid expansion of the UK's online shopping industry. More »

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

Cineworld's share price has risen about 160% in just three months. Here, Edward Sheldon explains why and looks at whether he would buy the... More »

Should I buy GameStop and AMC stock for my ISA?

GameStop and AMC Entertainment Holdings are up 790% and 570% respectively since 20 January. Here, Edward Sheldon looks at what's going on. More »

7 UK dividend stocks I’d buy today for a 4%+ passive income

Edward Sheldon explains how it's possible to earn passive income of 4%, or higher, with a portfolio of UK dividend stocks. More »

2 Nick Train stocks I’d buy for my ISA today

Nick Train's UK Equity fund has smashed the market since its launch in 2006. Here, Edward Sheldon looks at two Train stocks he likes... More »

I see signs of a stock market bubble. Here’s what I’m doing now

Right now, Edward Sheldon believes that parts of the stock market are in a bubble. Here's what he is doing to protect his investment... More »

5 takeaways from Fundsmith’s 2020 annual letter

Last year, Fundsmith Equity beat the FTSE 100 index by about 30%. Here, Edward Sheldon looks at some takeaways from the annual letter to... More »