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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.

Earning passive income through shares

Though there are many novel ways to earn passive income, I think shares is one of the most accessible for most people More »

Why is the Pets at Home share price up 4% today?

With yet another raise in its profit guidance, the Pets at Home share price once again sees the benefit of lockdown. More »

My 3 favourite dividend shares right now

When looking to invest for income, here are my three favourite dividend shares. More »

What to look for when investing for income

When investing for income, there are a number of factors worth considering. Here are my personal guidelines. More »

What I look for in a good dividend share

Though an individual's needs may vary, Karl Loomes has some solid guidelines when looking for a good dividend share. More »

How to find dividend shares in 2021

With Covid-19 uncertainty still dominating the markets, here is how Karl Loomes finds dividend shares this year. More »

Why is the Pets At Home share price up 6.5% today?

After upgrading its guidance for the financial year, the Pets at Home share price touched an all-time high today. More »

Why is the Trainline share price down 7% today?

As it launches a new convertible bond issue, the potential dilution forces the Trainline share price 7% lower. More »

My 2 best shares for 2021

As the New Year starts, now is the perfect time to look for investments that should do well this year. Here are two of... More »

My 3 top dividend shares for 2021

I'm looking to invest for income in the coming year and here are my three top choices for dividend shares in 2021. More »

How to make passive income with shares in 2021

As the New Year begins, here's what I think you need to consider to help you make a passive income in 2021. More »

The top 3 dividend shares I would buy before the year ends

As 2020 draws to a close, here are my top three dividend shares I would buy right now. More »

My personal guidelines for picking UK dividend shares

Choosing a stock for its income rather than growth requires very different considerations. Here are my personal guidelines for choosing the best UK dividend... More »

The 2 UK shares I would buy before the year ends

As 2020 draws to a close, here are the top two UK shares I would buy before the New Year. More »

Why is the Ocado share price up 5% today?

As news of a new strain of Covid-19 dominates, the Ocado share price jumps 5% today on optimism for online shopping. More »

The three dividend shares I would buy today

Dividend shares are a great way to bring in extra income; here are my top three UK choices for income stocks right now. More »

The top 2 UK shares I would buy today

As Christmas approaches, here are my top two UK shares I would pick up today. More »

Investing for income in today’s market

Investing for income is a solid strategy to build a portfolio around. Here is how I do it in today’s market. More »

Will new Ofcom recommendations help the ITV share price long-term?

The UK media regulator has called for an overhaul of broadcasting rules to help tradition public service channels. Will it really be enough to... More »

The 3 passive income shares I would buy today

Good dividend stocks can be a great way to earn extra money. Here are my top three choices of UK passive income shares right... More »