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Karl Loomes

Having been an investment writer and analyst for more than 10 years, Karl has broad experience across asset classes, though the stock market has always been his main area of focus. Karl started his career as a derivatives analyst for Bloomberg before becoming an equity and commodity analyst for the German stock exchange, Deutsche Börse. Most recently working as a short-selling and securities lending analyst and investment writer for the technology firm SunGard, Karl has worked as a freelance investment writer throughout his career. Karl has been an avid personal investor since his 18th birthday, focusing primarily on fundamental analysis and market trends in his selection of both growth and income focused stocks.

What could a takeover offer mean for the TalkTalk share price?

With news of a potential takeover bid, is the TalkTalk share price set to keep climbing or is it too late for potential investors... More »

Will the Rolls-Royce rights issue secure its future?

With the aviation industry suffering badly from coronavirus fears, will this Rolls-Royce rights issue be enough to save the troubled share? More »

Will robot patents threaten the Ocado share price?

The online retailer has been spearheading automated warehousing technology, but does a patent infringement claim look set to hurt the Ocado share price? More »

Is the William Hill share price a bad bet?

With a takeover offer coming from US giant Caesars, this is why I think the William Hill share price doesn’t offer much upside More »

Is the Greggs share price now an opportunity?

The Greggs share price has been subdued because of the coronavirus, but I think the company is holding up very well. More »

Picking dividend shares when dividends are collapsing

While companies are all cancelling dividends, could this somehow be the perfect time to invest for income? More »

Is all now clear for the Boohoo share price?

As the investigation into the company’s supply chain sees its results published, is the air now clear for the Boohoo share price to get... More »

Have we missed the boat on the HSBC share price?

Bouncing today on the Ping An investment, is the battered HSBC share price still a bargain and does Karl Loomes see it as a... More »

Is green energy going to help the BP share price?

After setting out its intention to focus on renewable energy sources, will this agenda help BP shares, or will oil remain key for the... More »

Superdry share price: do I think it will recover soon?

Announcing more poor results this week, I think the problems for the Superdry share price are more fundamental than just Covid. More »

Is there still more upside potential for Ocado shares?

With the Ocado share price up 60% this year, is there room for even more gains? More »

Is the Greggs share price cheap enough to buy?

With concerns of a second coronavirus wave, the Greggs share price may still have further to fall. More »

What to look for when income investing

If income is your main goal of investing, here are some key criteria you need to be aware of. More »

What will the recent scandal mean for Boohoo shares?

With its share price down 35% after the Sunday Times report, will Boohoo shares head up again soon? More »

How to be a contrarian investor

Why going against the crowd can be one of the best investment strategies. More »

Will the HSBC share price bounce back as restructuring begins?

As the bank takes its restructuring plan off hold, can the HSBC share price start to make some gains? More »

Is the Shell share price low enough to buy?

Following its major rival with asset write-downs, what will the future hold for the Shell share price? And is it a buy (or at... More »

Using the stock market to make passive income

Making money with little effort is a dream for many of us. Karl Loomes shows how the stock market can help! More »

Will Ocado shares benefit from a shift in grocery shopping?

Will Ocado shares be the beneficiary of a fundamental shift towards online shopping? More »

BP share price: here’s what I think the future holds

With low oil prices, job losses and asset write-downs, what could the future hold for the battered BP share price? More »