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.

Why I’d invest £1,000 in this dividend-growing share today

I like a lot of things about this company, and the generous and growing dividend yield is one of them. More »

Why I’d buy shares in this newly-listed, dividend-paying and growing small-cap

It can pay to get in early with a growth story and I’m tempted by this recent addition to the stock market. More »

Why I’d shun the Vodafone share price and buy this stock instead

This alternative big dividend yield looks more attractive to me than what's on offer at Vodafone Group plc (LON: VOD). More »

Why I’d forget this rising dividend yield and where I’d invest instead

We could be seeing early signs of a business slowdown with this company. More »

This is what I’d do about the Tesco share price right now

The share price of Tesco plc (LON: TSCO) has been rising this year. This is what I’d do about it. More »

Buy-to-let could damage your wealth in 2019. Here’s where I’d invest instead

Why I think buy-to-let looks risky so here's my alternative investment target. More »

How to invest if you only have £1,000

This is what I’d do with my first £1,000 to invest on the stock market. More »

Was I wrong about Bitcoin all along?

Is Bitcoin at $100,000 really possible? More »

Forget Brexit! How I’m taking advantage of this golden investment opportunity

The Brexit process could have a silver lining for shareholders, and I’m acting now. More »

Does this company’s trading update mean that there isn’t a recession coming imminently?

Positive vibes from this company suggest decent trading ahead. But this is what I would do about the shares. More »

Why this firm is one of the most attractive retail shares I know

Advancing revenue, profits and dividends, and a fallen share price – a great combination! More »

Does this company’s trading update mean there’s a recession coming?

As economic storm clouds gather, this is what I’d do about this company’s shares. More »

I’d take 3 steps in January to boost my retirement fund and aim for a million

With the stock market down, I think an opportunity is opening up, and this is what I’d do. More »

Why I’d invest £2,000 in the Boohoo share price right now

Robust trading and a lower valuation attract me to Boohoo Group plc (LON: BOO). More »

Why I’d invest £1,000 in this dividend-growing company right now

I’m attracted to this firm’s positive outlook, growing dividend and reasonable valuation. More »

Why I’d invest £2,000 in the Next share price right now

There’s life in the world of retail as Next plc (LON: NXT) proved today. More »

Is it time to return to the Premier Oil share price?

With the shares of Premier Oil plc (LON: PMO) on their knees, should you pile in? More »

Why the Centrica share price could be signalling a dividend collapse down the line

This is why I see the Centrica plc (LON: CNA) dividend as risky. More »

Forget Bitcoin and buy-to-let! This is where I’d invest in 2019

This is where I think the big investment opportunity is for 2019. More »

Forget buy-to-let! These property shares may be all you need for great returns

A round-up of London-listed property shares to rival buy-to-let. This could be all you need to get started with shares instead of property. More »