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Kevin Godbold

I’m an investment writer and investor focusing on the London stock market. I run my own pension fund and ISA accounts after a career in management and engineering, which included building up a business from scratch and selling it a few years later.

Why I reckon this resilient FTSE 100 stock looks set to return to former glories

In Q4, this FTSE 100 stock saw business return to profitability and is now 'cash-neutral'. I reckon we could see growth ahead and I’d... More »

Considering buy-to-let? I’d rather buy FTSE 100 shares to build a passive income

Instead of working hard for passive income and capital appreciation from property ownership, I’d get them from FTSE 100 shares like this. More »

Here’s how I’d invest £20k in shares to achieve financial freedom

Want to retire in financial comfort? Here’s how I'd invest £20k to target financial freedom with stocks, even with surprisingly modest annualised returns. More »

Why I reckon the FTSE 100 really could be above 7,000 by the end of the year

JP Morgan Private Bank analyst Anastasia Amoroso reckons the big rotation from growth stocks to cyclicals may have several months or even quarters to... More »

Is this FTSE 100 stock an opportunity to capitalise on the trend for electric vehicles?

Analysts predict a more than 30% rebound in earnings for this ‘green’ FTSE 100 stock. Would I buy the shares now to benefit from... More »

Should I buy Novacyt shares for the long term or are they risky now?

A £3,000 investment in January 2020 would have inflated to just over £257,000 with Novacyt. But the stock’s been volatile lately, so would I... More »

An 88% increase in underlying earnings! Should I buy this small-cap stock now?

Today’s half-year results for from this small-cap stock reveal the justification for its recent upwards move. Would I buy, sell or hold now? More »

Warren Buffett’s been buying stocks again! Should I buy too?

With Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway buying stocks again in the third quarter, I’m doubling down on my efforts to find quality shares for the... More »

Is the FTSE 100 index heading for a record high?

Here’s why I think the UK's FTSE 100 index could exceed its previous record high soon, and how I’m investing now in response. More »

Revenue up 54%! Here’s what I’d do right now about this Covid-19 winning stock

Covid-19-winning stocks like these are releasing bumper financial results and there could be further growth ahead. Here’s what I’d do about them right now. More »

Why I think analysts are excited about FTSE stock Britvic’s 2021 dividend prospects

Britvic’s underlying business remains robust, cash flow's strong, and the long-term prospects for steady dividend growth are attractive to me. More »

I’d forget the top Cash ISA rate and pocket 6% with this high-yielding stock

This high-yielding stock pays a cash-backed dividend covered by earnings and the business operates in a stable sector. Here’s why I’d buy it today. More »

Stop saving, start investing! I reckon this stock plan could turn £100 a week into a million

Three lucrative ways to generate escalating returns from shares, and the surprisingly short time it could take to build a £100-a-week investment into £1m. More »

Why I think Lloyds Banking Group could be the story stock of 2021

Here’s why I reckon conditions could be just right for a resurgence in Lloyds Banking Group stock and we could see events play out... More »

Why I think GlaxoSmithKline and this company are two of the best shares to buy now

GlaxoSmithKline pairs well with this company and I reckon they are two of the best shares to buy now for quality, growth and income... More »

Why I’d buy this British technology stock for its impressive growth potential

Who says all the technology stocks are in America! I think we've got a few in the UK worth backing, like this growing company... More »

Here’s where I’d invest in shares following yesterday’s Covid-19 vaccine announcement

Was yesterday’s announcement from drugs firms Pfizer and BioNTech a game-changer? Here’s where I’d invest in shares right now. More »

I’d follow Warren Buffett’s stock tips to get rich and retire early

Here's how I think following Warren Buffett’s advice can help me invest my way to a nest egg large enough to retire early. More »

I think this could be a once-in-a-lifetime chance to buy cheap shares and get rich

Why I think cheap shares can be a good store of value capable of paying me an inflation-busting return over time and compounding my... More »

Forget the stock market crash! Here’s why I think a bull market could be imminent

Why I’m buying the shares of high-quality companies and carefully selected funds right now, while they offer good value. And why I think the... More »