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Malcolm Wheatley

The misleading allure of rising share prices

For the time being, markets are still on-sale: don’t waste the opportunity. More »

Are these stocks under-the-radar pandemic bargains?

Outside the media spotlight, plenty of ordinary, unregarded Footsie stocks are having a torrid time. More »

3 New Year resolutions well worth keeping

1) Go global. 2) Needing income? Don’t leave it too late. 3) Invest in yourself! More »

A year to forget, but lessons to remember

For investors readying their portfolios for 2021, 2020 contained plenty of lessons. More »

The wealth accumulation lessons of 2020

Yet again, we’ve all been tripped up by the unexpected – and yet again, investors’ wealth accumulation plans have been blown off course in... More »

Diversification’s downside: resilience has a price

Forecasts are fallible: diversification offers protection from the unforeseen. More »

Will lockdown’s losers supercharge your portfolio?

News of successful vaccine treatments has boosted markets. More »

Expect the unexpected

A hunger for returns, coupled with overconfidence, is a fatal failing. More »

Investors have ‘given up’ on the UK, says Nick Train

Even Nick Train is spotting irresistible bargains. More »

We’re turning Japanese, I really think so

Would-be retirees are worried: Covid-19, they fear, has derailed their plans. More »

What to do with the lockdown dividend?

With investors’ finances repaired, the stock market now looks like a smart move. More »

When the facts haven’t changed, why change your mind?

Unfounded sentiment is the enemy of rational investing. More »

Why are shares so cheap?

With the real economy signalling that growth is returning, shares look cheap. More »

Investors are ‘desperate’. I’m not.

Chasing yield, investors are gambling on higher-risk investments. More »

Pandemic-proofing your portfolio: practical points to consider now

Four months in, we’ve got a better insight into how pandemics impact portfolios. More »

Asian dividends’ growing appeal

Asia-focused income-centric investments trusts are an easy way to access Asian income. More »

For income investors, 2020 will be a dividend drought

FTSE 100-only income investors have taken a pummelling. More »

A ‘V’-shaped recovery is looking more likely

Some consumers are stressed – but many aren’t. More »

5 reasons for investors to be cheerful

Many investors got it wrong in 2009. Don’t join them in 2020. More »

The investment ‘new normal’ they don’t want to tell you about

The investment new normal: higher costs, lower profits. More »