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A bunch of stocks the market hates

WH Smith and Saga have just released updates with notable positive news. They're part of a whole bunch of unloved…

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Everyone’s talking about FTSE 100 stock Burberry

A slowdown in luxury demand globally has impacted Burberry and its international peers. The shares currently look cheap to me.

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FTSE retail stocks take centre stage

Get ready for a blizzard of Christmas trading updates from FTSE retailers! The January hullabaloo shouldn't be of too much…

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FTSE 100 winners and losers of 2023

The FTSE 100 is currently up just 2% in 2023. But there have been some marked sector themes, and standout…

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A flavour of our Motley Fool investing philosophy

The Motley Fool's investing philosophy, stock market opportunities, and valuation measures, ft. Aviva, Tesco and Wetherspoons.

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UK small-cap stocks look cheap right now

Now could be a great time to look at small-cap stocks for investors aiming to build a diversified portfolio.

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Guidance upgrades from a host of UK stocks

10 out of 20 FTSE 350 companies have just upgraded their full-year expectations. We might just be seeing the first…

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Clues to life-changing wealth from the FTSE 100

There are a number of ways a company can get into the FTSE 100. Some of these companies provide clues…

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Why the JD Wetherspoon share price could double

Here are my key takeaways from Wetherspoon's recent results, and why the share price could double.

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2 FTSE 100 stocks to watch in October

Two UK sector leaders -- Tesco and Premier Inn owner Whitbread -- are set to report their first-half results.

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Ignore risk and just invest?

Apple and two UK stocks fell last week, hit by the materialisation of two very different risks. Identifying and assessing…

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A FTSE 100 retail stock to consider as Wilko collapses

Here's what's happened at discount chain Wilko, and where it went wrong. What does its collapse mean for other value…

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7 FTSE 100 superstocks

Despite a challenging economic backdrop, a number of FTSE 100 stocks have reached all-time highs in recent months. Here are…

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Are Lloyds and Natwest shares doomed investments?

Lloyds and Natwest are performing well in an economic climate tilted more towards challenging than booming.

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Spotlight on FTSE 100 stock Barratt Developments

Barratt Developments has just released the first trading update from one of the big volume builders since April. Here's what…

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FTSE 100 half-year report

The FTSE 100 has made barely pedestrian progress so far this year. Here are the sectors and stocks that have…

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Are Tesco shares still a bargain?

Tesco has just posted strong results and denied accusations of 'greedflation' - its share price deserves to begin with a…

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Sell in May? Hogwash I say!

Sell in May and go away. What's that all about then? Why selling in May might not be a smart…

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The big FTSE 100 risers of 2023 (so far)

There's a major sector theme running through the biggest (20%+) FTSE 100 risers. And there could still be value among…

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Warren Buffett and a week of FTSE dividends

Higher dividends and buybacks galore as FTSE firms' results pour in. It seems there's confidence in many UK boardrooms.

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Viva Aviva!

Aviva struggled for two decades to deliver consistent returns for investors. The right CEO with the right vision and the…

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Why the FTSE 100 is making record highs

The FTSE 100 has been making fresh high after fresh high. Can it really be wise to invest when the…

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Is Sainsbury’s now a takeover target?

Sainsbury's shares have surged on stakebuilding by a new investor. Why the interest -- could a takeover be on the…

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Spotlight on FTSE retail stocks

Retailers' updates on Christmas trading are coming thick and fast. And there are opportunities in the retail sector for patient,…

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FTSE stocks: the big risers and fallers of 2022

The FTSE 100 kept its head above water in 2022, but the medium- and small-cap indexes struggled. Here are the…

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Are REIT shares a gift-wrapped Christmas treat?

Share prices have fallen and dividend yields have risen in the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) sector.

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What next for Vodafone shares after CEO departs?

A sub-£1 share price, an 8.4% dividend yield, and a CEO heading for the door. But is there value for…

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House builder stocks are on the rocks. Opportunity knocks?

Barratt, Persimmon and Taylor Wimpey have been rising, despite a gloomy outlook. Here, I cover valuing house builder stocks and…

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Are BT and Sainsbury shares top buys for income?

Investors need to consider other things than yield alone. Here's my verdict on whether BT and Sainsbury shares are decent…

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Stay rational about profit warnings

How to make rational investment decisions about profit warnings: ignore the myths; trust the data.

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FTSE 100 stocks in focus: Tesco and Imperial Brands

Despite a strong performance, the shares of Imperial remain deep in traditional 'value' territory. A sell-off of Tesco stock has…

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What next for FTSE stocks after the mini-budget?

These were the big FTSE winners and losers on mini-budget day. What should investors do now?

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Investing lessons from the Glacier Express

How the stock market can help you reach your desired financial destination through investing.

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Why the collapse of Cineworld shares was predictable

How Cineworld became a horror movie for shareholders.

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FTSE 100 gambling stocks in focus

Why FTSE 100 companies Flutter Entertainment and Entain could have particular investment appeal...

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FTSE 100 stocks: winners and losers so far in 2022

The FTSE 100 was relatively resilient in the first half of the year, but highly volatile -- these stocks were…

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Why Tesco shares could be a bargain hiding in plain sight

The question of a durable competitive advantage is key... Tesco shares pass my simple three-step test!

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Celebrating 70 years of stock market returns

Economic, social and cultural change (and the changing complexion of the UK stock market).

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Are National Grid and Royal Mail shares top buys for income?

National Grid and Royal Mail recently increased their dividends, but saw their share prices fall... There are trade-offs between dividend…

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The Scottish Mortgage share price keeps falling. Should I buy?

The Scottish Mortgage share price has collapsed from its all-time high in little more than six months. Is it now…

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