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Jonathan Smith

Jonathan is an experienced private investor from London. He specializes in macroeconomics with his articles often incorporating the state of the economy into specific stock recommendations. In his spare time he's an avid tennis player.

Argo Blockchain shares: after the crypto crash yesterday, what should I do?

With a mini-crash in cryptocurrency yesterday, Jonathan Smith considers why Argo Blockchain shares followed suit and what he's doing now. More »

Why are Lloyds shares losing momentum?

Jonathan Smith explains why Lloyds shares have dipped 10% over the past three months, and why he thinks there are better opportunities elsewhere. More »

3 of my favourite stocks to buy for passive dividend income

Jonathan Smith explains why he likes stocks that offer him reliable passive dividend income, and offers some specific firms he likes currently. More »

3 ways I’m trying to increase my income from top dividend stocks

Jonathan Smith explains how factors such as the rate of cash generation and the payout ratio can help him to find the top dividend... More »

Why I’m running a mile from the Helium One (HE1) share price

Jonathan Smith explains why he's staying away from the Helium One share price after disappointing exploration project results. More »

After a £729m special payout, should I buy this FTSE 100 stock for future potential?

With a large special payout due to shareholders in September, Jonathan Smith looks at Melrose as a FTSE 100 stock for future income potential. More »

3 FTSE 100 stocks to buy in September

Jonathan Smith explains the FTSE 100 stocks he's looking at right now for capital growth or dividend potential due to promising recent results. More »

Why did the Barratt Developments share price fall despite strong results?

Jonathan Smith reviews the impact of full-year results on the Barratt Developments share price, as well as looking forward to the coming year. More »

Stocks and Shares ISA ideas: 4 firms I think could do well in September onwards

Jonathan Smith eyes up stocks from the oil and renewable energy sector that could make good additions to his Stocks and Shares ISA. More »

Top dividend shares: why making £500 income a month isn’t beyond reach

Jonathan Smith explains how he would go about trying to make £500 in passive income from investing in top dividend shares. More »

High-growth stocks: how I’m trying to make above average returns

By looking at specific high-growth stocks within promising sectors for the future, Jonathan Smith explains how he could boost his investment returns. More »

Why I think IG Group shares could be the next big thing

Due to the high profit margins and strong new client growth, Jonathan Smith is positive on IG Group shares and considers buying now. More »

Could the Tesla share price hit $1,000 by the end of this year?

Jonathan Smith presents the case both for and against the Tesla share price reaching $1,000 by the end of the year, and reaches his... More »

2 reasons to get excited about the Aston Martin share price

Jonathan Smith explains how the rebound in customer demand and the detailed strategy going forward could help the Aston Martin share price. More »

The best UK stocks to buy now for a high-inflation market

By looking for companies with low debt along with strong product demand, Jonathan Smith picks his best UK stocks to buy to offset inflation. More »

UK stock market bargains: I’d buy these FTSE 100 dividend shares today

Jonathan Smith runs through some dividend shares that he thinks are stock market bargains given their dividend cover and attractive yields. More »

3 reasons why I’m staying away from the Just Eat share price

Jonathan Smith explains some risks he sees with the Just Eat share price, including dropping out of the FTSE 100 index and the half-year... More »

If I was opening a Stocks and Shares ISA today, here’s how I’d invest my money

Jonathan Smith explains how he'd go about deciding how much to invest and where specifically to invest with his Stocks and Shares ISA. More »

Are Wizz Air shares the best aviation pick in the market right now?

Jonathan Smith runs through his positive outlook for Wizz Air shares and compares the firm to competitor IAG. More »

How I can build a passive income with 7%+ high-dividend-yield stocks

Even with the higher risk involved, Jonathan Smith explains how he can still make good levels of passive income from selective high-dividend-yield stocks. More »