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Manika Premsingh

Manika is a long-time economist, writer and investor. Her investing approach, quite expectedly, is driven from a top-down, macro-economic perspective.

Forget buy-to-let property and a Cash ISA! I’m investing in this FTSE 100 stock now

Buy to let and Cash ISAs may turn out to be unrewarding investments right now. But this FTSE 100 stock has a lot going... More »

The Lloyds Bank share price is at its lowest since 2012! Here’s what I’m doing now

The Lloyds Bank share price has crashed even more this week. Should I consider buying this FTSE 100 stock now that it's cheaper? More »

Forget high dividend yields! Here’s how I’m buying FTSE 100 stocks in the market crash

Income investing is on shaky ground as FTSE 100 companies cut dividends. But there are other investing styles to explore. More »

The stock market has crashed. Should I buy FTSE 100 stocks now?

FTSE 100's sharp fall can make it a scary time to invest, but buying carefully in the stock market crash now can be rewarding. More »

Should I start investing in FTSE 100 stocks now?

The FTSE 100 may have crashed, but no crash lasts forever, as unbelievable as that sounds right now. More »

One FTSE 100 stock I’d buy and 1 I’d avoid in this stock market crash

While some FTSE 100 stocks are being hit by the Covid-19 driven market crash, yet others are making progress. I'd consider buying them. More »

This FTSE 100 company has suspended dividends. Here’s why I’m still buying it

This FTSE 100 share’s price fell after it suspended dividends. But dividends are just one of the reasons to buy it.  More »

FTSE 100 companies are cancelling dividends. Here’s how I’m investing now

FTSE 100 stocks' dividends are becoming less reliable as the economy slows. But investors can still come out ahead. Here’s how. More »

FTSE 100 falls to the lowest level since 2011. Here’s what I’m doing now

There are 21 FTSE 100 stocks with 10%+ dividend yields. But which ones can be depended on for the long term? These are my... More »

The Lloyds Bank share price has crashed! Here’s what I’d do now

Lloyds Bank is a cheap FTSE 100 stock and it also has a high dividend yield. Is it as good as it looks or... More »

3 investing lessons I’ve learnt from the stock market crash of 2020

The stock market crash is a reminder of how little we can predict the future, but also why planning our investments is important. More »

How I’m investing in the stock market crash of 2020

In this stock market crash, I’m keeping cash aside for needs and emergencies, but investing what I can afford to lose in FTSE 100... More »

This FTSE 100 stock’s price has halved. Here’s why it’s my corona crash contrarian pick

This FTSE 100 share might be hit badly by the corona crash and the stop to economic activity. But demand for its product is... More »

The FTSE 100 has fallen 32% in 2020. Here’s why I’m still investing in stocks

The FTSE 100 continues to sink in this stock market crash. Should I invest in Cash ISA and gold instead? No. Here’s why. More »

Here’s how I’d invest my first £500 in FTSE 100 stocks in this market crash

I think the stock market crash is one of the best opportunities we’ll have for a long time to buy high-quality FTSE 100 stocks.... More »

As the stock market crash continues, I’d invest in these FTSE 100 winners

The stock market crash continues. But I'm betting on these stocks (and companies) that are racing ahead. More »

These FTSE 100 stocks’ high dividend yields look safe to me in this market crash

The stock market crash continues. But there are a number of FTSE 100 stocks that offer high dividend yields now. I'd consider these. More »

The BT share price has fallen 43% in this stock market crash. Here’s why I think it’s due for recovery 

BT's price has fallen dramatically. But given its high dividend yield, low P/E, and good prospects, there can be better times ahead for it. More »

The stock market crash is official. Here are 2 FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy now (and 2 I won’t)

The FTSE 100 fell by over 10% yesterday making the stock market crash official. Some stocks are still a buy, while others aren't. More »

Here’s how I think the Lloyds Bank share price will be impacted by BoE’s interest rate cut

There’s a lot of macro news to digest, including the interest rate cut. It all has implications for the Lloyds Bank share price. More »