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Kirsteen Mackay

I love reading and writing about the stock market.

FTSE 100 banking stocks are reinstating dividends. Are they a wise investment?

FTSE 100 banks were crushed by the pandemic but now these banking stocks are reinstating dividends. Does their future look bright? More »

FTSE 250 stock Aston Martin sees extreme share price volatility. Should I invest?

This iconic supercar company has suffered massive losses, but is the investment horizon looking brighter for Aston Martin shares? More »

Is this FTSE 100 stock a sensible long-term investment for me?

This FTSE 100 stock is a global powerhouse with quality at its core. Does this make it a sensible long-term investment or is its... More »

A popular FTSE 100 stock: would I buy shares in this company today?

FTSE 100 stock B&M European Value (LON:BME) has seen its share price soar, but does it look a good long-term investment? More »

Why I think FTSE 100 medical tech stock Smith & Nephew looks a good investment

I like the investment case for FTSE 100 medical tech stock Smith & Nephew. It's been hammered by the pandemic but I think the... More »

2 popular UK and US blockchain stocks: should I buy shares in them today?

Argo Blockchain and Riot Blockchain are two stocks making headlines and enduring extreme volatility as Bitcoin momentum fluctuates. More »

£1000 to invest? Here’s one FTSE 250 tech stock I’d consider

With £1000 to invest, the FTSE 250 is a good place to look for a quality long-term stock. I think Spirent Communications (LON:SPT) looks... More »

Long-term stock market investing in a shaky economic backdrop

A long-term approach to investing in the stock market can take the stress out of worrying about short-term fluctuations damaging my investments. More »

FTSE 250: 2 cheap stocks to buy now

The FTSE 250 contains many quality British businesses and some cheap stocks worth investing in. Capita and Biffa are two I think I should... More »

As Facebook unfriends Australia, is it damaging its investment case?

Is Facebook a wise investment? Big tech is facing regulatory challenges ahead and as ubiquitous as the NASDAQ company is, can it maintain its... More »

The Bumble share price jumped on IPO. Should I invest in this popular US stock?

As the Bumble share price soars, Kirsteen Mackay looks at whether this popular dating app and US Stock could be a lucrative long-term investment. More »

British American Tobacco looks to expand into cannabis. Is BATS a good investment?

British American Tobacco reported strong results and is looking to expand into the CBD market. Is this FTSE 100 dividend stock a wise investment? More »

The TUI share price has delivered a 42% return in three months. Should I invest?

The TUI share price is enduring extreme volatility and travel restrictions are not helping. Does this FTSE 250 stock make a sensible investment? More »

Why I’m using diversification to improve my long-term investing strategy

Diversification is a very useful stock market investing tool for hedging against uncertainty. I think it gives me confidence in a long-term investing strategy. More »

Which UK and US stocks should I buy in February?

Avon Rubber (LON:AVON) is a UK share I like and Disney is a US stock I'd consider adding to my Stocks and Shares ISA... More »

Avoid FOMO with stocks that are not GameStop: how I make long-term investments

Kirsteen Mackay resists the fear of missing out, and chooses long-term investments in stocks as a safer route to wealth. More »

Why I think UK shares make a tempting investment opportunity

UK shares have endured a rough few years, but I think there's reason to see investment opportunities improving, even in the FTSE 100. More »

Why I think the FTSE 100 is a good place to start investing in UK stocks

I think the FTSE 100 is a good place to start investing in UK stocks because it offers quality companies with a global reach... More »

Energy stocks and funds: oil, renewables, or a combination? My investment strategy

Energy stocks are multiplying from oil to renewables and carbon-saving alternatives. Investing in the transitioning sector confuses, so where do I begin? More »

The BHP share price is fluctuating! Is this FTSE 100 mining stock worth buying?

BHP is now the most valuable company in the FTSE 100! Is this mining stock worth buying? More »