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James J. McCombie

James J. McCombie has been writing for the Fool UK since August 2019 and has passed the charted financial analyst (CFA) level one and two examinations.

2 cheap UK stocks to buy now

Both GlaxoSmithKline and Aviva are trading at low earnings multiples and have attractive dividend yields. But, as with all things in investing, there are... More »

I’m still buying GlaxoSmithKline stock despite the dividend warning

GlaxoSmithKline plans to split into two companies with a potential 2022 dividend cut on the cards. Yet, I think the split unlocks potential, and... More »

Would I buy IAG or Easyjet stock today?

IAG and EasyJet stock are beaten down and, with vaccines rolling out, might be poised for a recovery. But James J. McCombie would buy... More »

How I might go about identifying UK ESG stocks for a sustainable investing portfolio

Here is one simple way for a sustainable investor to find a bunch of potential ESG stocks for further study. More »

Cheap British stocks: the FTSE 100 is trading at a discount but can it bounce back?

British stocks certainly look cheap when considering the FTSE 100 trades at a discount compared to other major indexes. But a lot of things... More »

Should I buy Hipgnosis stock or shares in Round Hill Music?

Hipgnosis Songs and Round Hill Music are two investment trusts offering me exposure to song royalties. I just have to decide which stock I... More »

Is the London Stock Exchange IPO market hotting up in 2021?

News of the London IPO market's demise in 2020 appears to have been greatly exaggerated. By the looks of things, 2021 could see a... More »

Here’s why I sold my Marston’s stock today

The Marstons's share price has been boosted by news of a takeover offer. However, I decided to sell my stock in Marston's today and... More »

Could the share prices of airlines like easyJet be set to soar?

Summer holiday bookings are rising, people seem eager to travel when allowed, so airlines stocks might be ready for take-off. But there are a... More »

Is the FTSE 100 in a stock market bubble?

In a bubble, prices rise above and beyond rational levels. Is the FTSE 100 in a stock market bubble? Here's why James J. McCombie... More »

I will continue to invest regularly in dividend stocks inside a Stocks and Shares ISA in 2021

Investing in dividend stocks within the tax-free wrapper provided by a Stocks and Shares ISA can lead to impressively compounded returns. More »

5 cheap UK shares that I think Warren Buffett might like

I have used a Warren Buffett-inspired screen to find five UK shares that look cheap, and have performed well in the past. More »

The Argo Blockchain share price is falling: should I buy?

The Argo Blockchain share price is falling. I would buy this stock to gain exposure to the cryptocurrency market but only at the right... More »

Is Amazon the best US stock that I could buy in 2021?

Amazon has dominant positions in fast-growing markets and the potential to enter more. I think Amazon stock can continue to impress its investors. More »

These five UK shares made triple-digit gains in 2020

2020 was a great year for UK shares in the alternative energy, online retail, gaming, and trading markets. Five, in particular, made eye-watering gains... More »

I’m looking at these investment themes to build wealth in 2021

5G and ESG are two investment themes that I think will perform strongly in 2021: Here is how I am looking to play them. More »

3 Investment themes I’d buy into for 2021 and beyond

Here are some of the UK shares I have been looking at to ride the online shopping, security, and remote working themes that I... More »

My top 3 FTSE 100 dividend stocks to buy for 2021

Buying FTSE 100 dividend stocks and reinvesting the dividends is a potentially potent way to build wealth. Here are my top 3 dividend-paying stock... More »

These UK shares performed best for me in 2020

There were bargains to be had in UK shares after the market crash in 2020. These three picks in particular have generated outsized gains... More »

What will the FTSE 100 do in 2021?

2020 has been a rough year for the FTSE 100, but I think the index will be heading higher in 2021. Here's why. More »