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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.

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 »

Why is the Rolls-Royce share price up 8% today?

Though coronavirus has been weighing on the Rolls-Royce share price, indications of a move towards narrow-bodied jet liners have boosted the stock 8% today. More »

My 2 best strategies for investing in the stock market

With numerous ways of picking shares, here are my personal two best strategies for investing in the stock market. More »

The 3 best UK shares I like right now

As the end of Covid-19 is looking ever closer, here are my choices for the three best UK shares I have my money in... More »

2 Non-pharmaceutical ‘Covid shares‘ I like right now

As more positive vaccine news emerges, here are two non-pharmaceutical Covid-19 shares I think will do well next year. More »

How do I find the best stock dividends right now?

There is more to getting the best stock dividends than a high yield. Here are the things I look for in a quality income... More »