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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.

Can the NMC share price recover from Muddy Waters’ accusations?

Is short seller Carson Block right about the state of NMC Health? More »

Will investigations and controversy hurt the Glencore share price?

As the Serious Fraud Office investigates suspicions of bribery, what will 2020 hold for Glencore stock? More »

How will the HBOS hangover impact the Lloyds share price?

Paying out fines for a fraud committed by someone else never feels good, but how will Lloyds Bank hold up? More »

Will the UK general election result help the BT share price?

Now the speculation around the election is over, what does the actual result mean for BT and could it mean a happy New Year... More »

Will a busy month for HSBC shares continue in the New Year?

December saw a number of news stories impacting the HSBC share price. Can we expect the same in January 2020? More »

Can the BAE share price hold off trade pressure from Donald Trump?

As President Trump fights for a US defence company to produce Japanese fighter jets, how will BAE Systems shares hold up? More »

Why I think the Shell share price looks good heading into 2020

For both income and growth investors, Karl Loomes thinks Royal Dutch Shell shares are worth considering in the upcoming year. More »

What does activist investment firm Crystal Amber see in De La Rue shares?

Karl Loomes struggles to find the reasoning behind Crystal’s decision to increase its stake in De La Rue. More »

Is the Ted Baker share price now a bargain?

With profit warnings and senior management leaving, is now the time to buy Ted Baker shares? More »

As Sports Direct shares become upmarket Frasers Group, will it help?

Changing its name and ticker this week, will the new highbrow style boost the Frasers Group share price? More »

Do I think 2020 will be a better year for the Metro Bank share price?

While 2019 was a struggle for the challenger bank, does next year offer any hope for Metro Bank shares? More »

What I think the New Year might have in store for the Tesco share price

As 2020 approaches, is now a good time to invest in Tesco shares? More »

Has the Tullow Oil share price recovered too much to be a bargain anymore?

Following its massive sell-off last week, Tullow Oil shares have now bounced back to a point where I think they are no longer attractive. More »

Are robots set to take over the Ocado share price?

Will the issuance of a convertible bond to fund a robotic warehouse hinder or help Ocado shares? More »

Can outside help be good news for the Ted Baker share price?

Bringing in outside consultants may help turn things around, but will it be enough to help Ted Baker? More »

How to supplement income with dividends

In a low interest rate environment, investing in dividend-paying stocks may be the best way to supplement your income. More »

The 3 scenarios I see for the Sirius Minerals share price

News that it is now in discussion to raise £600m bolsters the chances of two of my moneymaking scenarios for Sirius shares. More »

Will restructuring be good for the HSBC share price?

As it makes efforts to focus on it Asian business, what does the future have in store for HSBC shares? More »

With the Amigo share price this low, is now the time to buy?

Getting more customers and making progress with regulators, could now be the time to invest in Amigo shares? More »

Is the National Grid share price protected as it moves offshore?

After Jeremy Corbyn’s nationalisation plans, are National Grid shares safe after it moves some of its UK operations into offshore holding companies? More »