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Kirsteen Mackay

I’m studying IT with the Open University and finance with CISI. I love reading and writing about the stock market.

£1,000 to invest? I’d buy these 3 FTSE 100 healthcare stocks!

FTSE 100 healthcare stocks are gearing up to combat Covid-19. Investors are honing in on them as their future potential for wealth generation grows.... More »

£100 a month to invest? I’d go for a Stocks and Shares ISA in April

A Stocks and Shares ISA gives you control over your investments. Whether you're a beginner or seasoned investor, an ISA makes buying shares simple. More »

Homeschool heaven? Would I buy this FTSE 100 share’s 9% bounce?

FTSE 100 company Pearson may stand to benefit from widespread home-schooling measures created by global government lockdowns. More »

I’d buy these FTSE 100 bargains in a Stocks and Shares ISA!

A Stocks and Shares ISA allowance protects your wealth from taxation and can encourage financial growth through careful stock picking. More »

FTSE 100 stock Vodafone sets out a coronavirus plan! Is this share a buy?

The FTSE 100 is rallying for now, but many challenges lie ahead. Is the future looking rosy for Vodafone in times of heightened connectivity?... More »

Coronavirus sparks market volatility! Should you buy FTSE 100 stocks or wait?

The FTSE 100 has been crashing in recent weeks and it's difficult to see an end in sight. Is this a good time to... More »

Don’t panic-sell in the stock market crash! Here are 2 FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy and hold

A stock market crash has investors running scared with panic-selling the result. This isn't the answer and there are still quality stocks to be... More »

The FTSE 100 crash continues, reminiscent of the 1929 stock market crash!

The 1929 stock market crash kicked off the Great Depression. As the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 continue to crash, we should heed the... More »

Is the Premier Oil (PMO) share price surge a dead-cat bounce after crashing 88%?

Can the Premier Oil share price survive stock market volatility and will the price of oil fall below $20? More »

The Diageo share price has crashed 15%! Is the FTSE 100 stock a good buy?

The Diageo share price has fallen 15% lately and 33% since September. Is it now in bargain share territory or will it fall further?... More »

FTSE 100 in freefall! Is the HSBC share price a good buy?

As the FTSE 100 suffers another blow and banks look at ways to combat the coronavirus devastation, is HSBC a worthwhile investment? More »

Market crash or no market crash! Keep calm and carry on investing

With financial markets reeling from Monday's market crash and multiple factors weighing on global stocks, are further crashes imminent? More »

Lloyds share price vs BP share price! Is now a good time to buy?

Lloyds share price has suffered a double whammy blow today from coronavirus fears and fraud accusations, while oil wars plague BP. More »

Don’t panic-sell! Avoid oil and snap up bargains is my market crash plan

A market crash is not the time to panic-sell. Avoid uncertainty and choose bargain stocks to create your best ISA portfolio. More »

A March buy! I like this FTSE 100 stock with a 9-year rising share price

Kirsteen Mackay looks at this defensive share and its strong brand, global presence, and increasing market demand. More »

Bargain or overpriced? 2 FTSE 100 stocks I might buy in March

As the FTSE 100 fluctuates, it can be difficult to tell if a share is a value play or overpriced, but I like these... More »

Stocks and shares vs crypto! Bitcoin’s appeal in the market crash

I'm not convinced Bitcoin is a viable alternative to stock market investing. More »

£1,000 to invest today! What are my options?

Stock market volatility in the face of the coronavirus makes it difficult to know where to invest your cash. More »

Gold price tumbling to cover margin calls! Do safe-haven investments exist?

Why has the price of gold dipped when global financial markets are in free-fall? More »

Financial brutality! Which FTSE 100 stocks do I think are worth buying?

As the financial markets crash, it's important not to panic-sell as many stocks will survive to tell the tale. More »