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Harvey Jones

I'm a freelance personal finance journalist who writes regularly for the Daily and Sunday Express, The Observer, The National in Dubai and, best of all, Fool UK.

Why Markets Won’t Always Be So Forgiving Towards Royal Dutch Shell Plc And BP plc…

BP plc (LON: BP) and Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON: RDSB) have defied low investor expectations but they can't do it forever, says Harvey... More »

Why Has The FTSE 100 Lost Its Mojo?

The FTSE 100 (INDESXFTSE:UKX) has lost its sense of fun, but it always gets it back, says Harvey Jones More »

The Lloyds Banking Group PLC Share Price Recovery Has Stalled. Buy Now Before It Roars Back To Life!

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON: LLOY) has been stuck in neutral for a year but that gives investors an opportunity to hop on board,... More »

How To Prevent Your Portfolio From Getting Wiped Out

Following these simple steps could save you thousands in unnecessary investment losses, says Harvey Jones More »

Sirius Minerals PLC Is Another Step Closer To Success

Sirius Minerals PLC (LON: SXX) has taken another important step forward, and the road ahead looks a little clearer, says Harvey Jones More »

Barclays PLC, HSBC Holdings plc And Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc Are Being Fined Into Oblivion

If the regulators continue eating away at Barclays PLC (LON: BARC), HSBC Holdings (LON: HSBA) and Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (LON: RBS),... More »

Do Green Shoots At AstraZeneca plc Herald Spring Growth At GlaxoSmithKline plc?

The green shoots of recovery at AstraZeneca plc (LON: AZN) and GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON: GSK) will take a few more years to blossom, says... More »

The 6 Big Mistakes First Time Investors Make

Harvey Jones has made every investment mistake going and still made good money. Surely you can do better. More »

Investors In Barclays PLC, HSBC Holdings plc, Lloyds Banking Group PLC And Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc Should Fear A Hung Parliament

The politics are turning ugly for investors in Barclays PLC (LON: BARC), HSBC Holdings (LON: HSBA), Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON: LLOY) and Royal... More »

The Tesco PLC Revival Was Fun: Now The Hard Work Starts

Dave Lewis has made a canny start at Tesco PLC (LON: TSCO) but he has a long journey ahead of him, says Harvey Jones More »

My 3-Way High-Risk Play: Monitise Plc, Rare Earth Minerals PLC And Sirius Minerals PLC

Harvey Jones says three stocks are better than one, at least when it comes to Monitise Plc (LON: MONI), Rare Earth Minerals PLC (LON:... More »

5 Reasons Why Dividends Are Back: BHP Billiton plc, BP plc, GlaxoSmithKline plc, Rio Tinto plc & Royal Dutch Shell plc

Returns of 5% or even 6% a year look even more tempting: BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT), Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO), BP plc (LON:BP), Royal... More »

Pension Freedom Could Liberate Aviva plc, Legal & General Group Plc And Prudential plc

Markets saw disastrous news for Aviva plc (LON: AV), Legal & General Group plc (LON: LGEN) and Prudential plc (LON:PRU)... More »

J Sainsbury’s plc Gives Up On Selling Food. Didn’t Tesco PLC Try This?

Can J Sainsbury plc (LON: SBRY) succeed where Tesco PLC (LON: TSCO) failed? Harvey Jones has his doubts. More »

Have Lower Energy Prices Spared Centrica PLC And SSE Plc An Electoral Kicking?

Centrica PLC (LON: CNA) PLC and SSE Plc (LON: SSE) have had a quiet election so far, but there is time for that to... More »

Unilever plc’s Emerging Market Success Is Good News For Burberry Group plc!

Unilever plc (LON: ULVR) and Burberry Group plc (LON: BRBY) have had differing fortunes in emerging markets, but the long-term story is still a... More »

The Consumer Credit Boom Will Come Back to Bite Barclays PLC, Lloyds Banking Group PLC And Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc

Growing consumer debt will cast a lengthening shadow over Barclays PLC (LON: BARC), Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON: LLOY) and Royal Bank of Scotland... More »

Sirius Minerals PLC Is One Mining Stock That Can Shrug Off The China Crisis

The vagaries of the UK planning system aren't the only challenge facing Sirius Minerals PLC (LON: SXX), says Harvey Jones More »

It’s Been A Rare Old Month For Rare Earth Minerals PLC

Could Rare Earth Minerals PLC (LON: REM) make you rich? Harvey Jones says the answer is blowing in the wind… More »

The Bottom Of The Oil Cycle Is The Ideal Time To Fill Up On BP plc And Royal Dutch Shell Plc

You will be glad you bought BP plc (LON: BP) and Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON: RDSB) when the oil cycle swings upwards again,... More »