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Jonathan Smith

If I’d bought Bitcoin and the FTSE 100 a year ago, this is how much each would be worth today

In an epic battle of the asset classes, Jonathan Smith lines up Bitcoin and the FTSE 100, and finds some very interesting results. More »

I’d avoid these 3 big investing mistakes in this stock market crash

Jonathan Smith outlines some of the most common investing mistakes he has seen, and explains how to avoid them. More »

2 reasons I’m still buying FTSE 100 stocks despite the market crash

Using advice from stock investor Warren Buffett, along with his own, Jonathan Smith explains why he's still buying FTSE 100 stocks. More »

Looking for ISA ideas? I like last week’s 4 most-bought FTSE 100 stocks

Short on time and ideas for the ISA deadline? Jonathan Smith looks at some of the most in-demand shares at the moment. More »

Looking to invest £1,000? Here are the best and worst performing sectors from last month

UK government bonds led the way in performance, with UK smaller companies unfortunately picking up the wooden spoon. More »

3 reasons I’m choosing a Stocks and Shares ISA over a Cash ISA for 2020

Jonathan Smith explains why he will be investing in a Stocks and Shares ISA for this year rather than the cash variety. More »

Forget the April Premium Bond draw! Here’s how I’m using FTSE 100 stocks to generate income

Jonathan Smith explains why he's using FTSE 100 stocks for income due to the uncertainty of the Premium Bond draws. More »

Don’t miss the ISA deadline! Here’s 2 FTSE 100 stocks I’m keen to buy for my 2020 ISA allocation

Jonathan Smith explains why he is eyeing up both GlaxoSmithKline and Pennon Group for his 2020 ISA allocation. More »

Which FTSE 100 firms could see a cut in dividend payouts due to the market crash?

After cuts from ITV and Persimmon, Jonathan Smith outlines how to look for sustainable dividend payouts. More »

3 reasons why adding bonds to my FTSE 100 stock portfolio can help during a market crash

With lower volatility and negative correlations to stock price, bonds can help during a market crash. Jonathan Smith explains. More »

The Lloyds share price surged almost 10% yesterday! Here is why I have just invested more

A rebound in positive sentiment and oversold conditions have seen the Lloyds share price jump, according to Jonathan Smith. More »

During a stock market crash, should I invest for long-term income or growth?

Is the protection of receiving income better than the potential growth upside for a stock? Jonathan Smith looks at both sides. More »

Forget the gold price! Here is why I’d still invest in stocks during a market crash

Despite the recent rally in the gold price, Jonathan Smith prefers the income and valuations of stocks. More »

The easyJet share price fell another 13% yesterday. Should I buy?

Could a government rescue plan be the key to a turnaround in the easyJet share price? Jonathan Smith thinks so. More »

2 defensive stocks that I’d buy to protect myself during the 2020 stock market crash

Both British American Tobacco and Tesco are shares which Jonathan Smith thinks are good defensive buys in the current stock market crash. More »

4 reasons why I think we’re near the end of the 2020 stock market crash

From both a technical and a fundamental perspective, Jonathan Smith shows why he thinks the FTSE 100 index is nearing a low. More »

I like this investment strategy to help me profit long term from the stock market crash

Jonathan Smith runs through pound cost averaging, and explains why he's using it in the current market crash. More »

2 shares I think look cheap after the stock market crash

Auto Trader and Diageo have seen 20%+ falls in their share prices over the past month, making them cheap now, according to Jonathan Smith. More »

I’d buy this stock that rallied yesterday despite the FTSE 100 index falling 4%!

The Sainsbury's share price held its ground yesterday despite the sell-off in the market. Jonathan Smith looks deeper into the story. More »

Which sectors should I invest in during this stock market crash?

Jonathan Smith shows how he is looking at healthcare and supermarkets as sectors that could perform well in this stock market crash and beyond. More »