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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.

With its joint venture in India hit, what’s next for the Vodafone share price?

With India's Vodafone Idea now on the hook for millions of retrospective fees, will Vodafone Group suffer? More »

Is there now a dip-buying opportunity in the BP share price?

As soft earnings hit the stock, are BP shares now going cheap? More »

What next for the AstraZeneca share price?

With rising revenue and increased sales forecasts, what comes next for AstraZeneca shares? More »

Will reshaping the firm bolster the HSBC share price?

With further hints of focusing on its Asia business, HSBC shares are likely to benefit. More »

Could the Sirius Minerals share price help you retire a millionaire?

Three scenarios I see for Sirius – two of which could make you money. More »

After the failed WeWork IPO, can this FTSE 250 competitor fare better?

Even as WeWork fails to become public, this UK rival is looking to double its growth rate. More »

Will closing 1,000 shops help the Vodafone share price?

Reducing its store portfolio by 15% - will this fundamental shift be good for Vodafone shares? More »

What will the latest cost-cutting drive mean for the HSBC share price?

With up to 10,000 jobs at risk, what could this latest move mean for HSBC shares? More »

Do changes at the top make now the time to buy Tesco shares?

With the shock departure of David Lewis, is it worth investing in Tesco stock? More »

Does the Kier share price make it worth buying?

As Kier Group shares recover a little ground, is a turnaround on the cards? More »

Is buying HSBC shares a proxy for investing in China?

The flagship for Anglo-Asian investments, why London-listed HSBC could be a proxy investment for China. More »

The pros and cons of buying Prudential shares right now

Seeing some negative stories in September, here are some good and bad points of investing in Prudential stock. More »

How to make passive income from stocks

A key guide of the things to consider when looking for passive income in the stock market. More »

Could this latest acquisition be an own goal for Sports Direct shares?

Is Mike Ashley’s aggressive acquisition policy set to hurt the Sports Direct share price? More »

Why British Airways strikes could have a long-term impact on IAG shares

Taking a hit to profits on the back of a pilots' strike, International Consolidated Airlines may suffer in the long run as well. More »

Is the Sainsbury share price ready to recover from the Asda bid?

As Sainsbury’s announces a £500m cost-cutting effort, can the stock finally recover from the failed Asda bid? More »

Would I buy the ASOS or Boohoo share price?

Online retail success stories maybe, but are ASOS and Boohoo shares must-haves? More »

Does the Metro Bank share price now make it a bargain?

After plummeting 30%, is now the time to buy Metro Bank (LSE:MTRO) stock? More »

What will the Thomas Cook news mean for the TUI share price?

With the collapse of its rival, will TUI shares see the benefit long term? More »

Is the Sirius share price finally worth a gamble?

Far from a sensible investment, buying Sirius shares now enters the realm of taking a bet. More »