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Kevin Godbold

I’m an investment writer and private 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 as a going concern.

Forget Bitcoin! I’d invest in this impressive growth share instead

Why I’m attracted to this fast-growing company serving the global life sciences market. More »

Forget the National Lottery! I’d Invest in this fast-growing small-cap share

This firm’s expansion programme is on track and working, and the outlook is positive. I’m tempted by the shares. More »

2 FTSE 100 dividend shares I’d buy before Brexit

This is why I’d pile into these FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stocks paying big dividends right now. More »

With the SXX share price at its lowest-ever level, should I pile into the stock?

Is Sirius Minerals plc (LON: SXX) a bargain or a basket case? This is what I’d do about the shares right now. More »

2 FTSE 100 shares I’d buy before Brexit

These cash-generating FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) firms look attractive to me right now. More »

Forget Premium Bonds, the Lottery and Bitcoin! Here’s my plan for £1m with shares

Fortunes really have been made on the stock market. Here’s how I’d go about it. More »

Why Warren Buffett shuns cheap stocks and what he does buy

There’s more to successful investing than buying cheap stocks, Warren Buffett has been telling us for decades. More »

Forget SXX and Bitcoin! I’d rather invest in a fast-growing company like this one

This firm is expanding fast and pushing into the US market. More »

Why SSE and this 5.8% dividend stock could shine in the low-carbon economy.

The low-carbon economy is coming. I’d capitalise on it with SSE and this high-yield stock. More »

Forget BT! I’d go for this stock’s growing 4.5% dividend yield instead

This firm’s valuation strikes me as undemanding and, unlike BT Group - class A common stock (LON:BT-A), it’s been growing its dividend. More »

Why I’d add this 4.6% dividend growth stock to my portfolio right now

Good results, an agenda for ongoing growth and a modest valuation attract me to this dividend performer. More »

Why I’d buy this dividend-growing share alongside AstraZeneca

I like AstraZeneca plc (LON: AZN) but I’d also buy shares in this firm for its growing dividend and global ambitions. More »

Forget Bitcoin! I’d invest in this stock with its more than 7% dividend yield

Why I’m attracted to this company’s solid-looking income and growth potential. More »

Forget buy-to-let! I’d buy this stock for its property-backed 4.4% dividend yield

With this company, the outlook is positive and the directors come across as ‘bullish’ to me. More »

Forget HSBC! I’d invest in this company’s 6%-plus dividend instead

Why I find this firm’s commitment to ongoing dividends more attractive than HSBC Holdings plc (LON: HSBA). More »

Forget investing in gold! I’d invest in gold mining companies right now

The price of gold has been rising for a surprisingly long time, here’s why I’d aim to capture future gains with the gold miners. More »

Should I buy shares in Lloyds Bank, languishing down almost 30% over 5 months?

Here’s one big thing to consider about the Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON: LLOY) share price. More »

Why buy to let when you can own great property shares like this one?

Growth is on track with this unusual and expanding REIT company. More »

Up 110% over 5 years and down 10% today — is this a growth-stock buying opportunity?

This firm’s directors just expressed their optimism about medium- and long-term prospects and slapped 19% on the dividend. More »

Here’s a 6%-plus dividend yield I’d buy into instead of Barclays

After Brexit, I reckon firms such as this one have a good chance of thriving, but I'm less convinced about Barclays plc (LON: BARC) More »