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Paul Summers

Paul teaches psychology and also holds the CFA Society's Investment Management Certificate (IMC). It won't come as a surprise to learn that he's particularly interested in how behaviour and cognitive errors impact on financial decision-making.

If only I’d bought these winning FTSE 100 stocks for my ISA last year

Paul Summers takes a look at the three best-performing stocks in the FTSE 100 over the last year. More »

Have £5k to invest? Here are 5 stocks I’d buy for a FTSE 250 starter portfolio

Paul Summers picks five quality stocks from the FTSE 250 (LON:INDEXFTSE:MCX) he thinks would be suitable for long-term investors. More »

Have £2k to invest? I think this FTSE 250 growth stock could be great ISA addition

This high-quality FTSE 250 (LON:INDEX:FTSE:MCX) firm might be finding things tough, but Paul Summers thinks it's a stock worth holding for the long term. More »

Boohoo isn’t the only growth stock defying the retail doom and gloom!

This online giant continues to defy consumer uncertainty. Paul Summers takes a look at today's brief (but encouraging) trading update. More »

Can this top-performing, Warren Buffett-inspired fund help you to a dream retirement?

This fund has dramatically outperformed its peer group. Should investors with one eye on retirement still consider buying in? More »

I think this multi-bagging growth stock could still help you become an ISA millionaire

Its shares might be suffering today but Paul Summers thinks this classy business is still worth backing for the long term. More »

Buy the Royal Mail share price? I’d rather snap up this FTSE 250 dividend stock

It might look tempting, but this Fool thinks Royal Mail plc's (LON:RMG) monster dividends could be cut again. More »

I think these multi-bagging growth stocks show the power of buying small

Paul Summers takes a closer look at two former market minnows that have performed magnificently over the last few years. More »

There’s a NEW most-hated stock on the market. Do you own it?

The shorters are circling this FTSE 250 (LON:INDEXFTSE:MCX) stock. Here's what Foolish investors need to know. More »

2020 dividend forecasts: BP, Vodafone and Astrazeneca

Paul Summers takes a look at what income investors might expect from three FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) favourites next year. More »

3 reasons why Bitcoin WON’T make you a millionaire (and stocks might)

Forget the headlines, says this Fool: The stock market is still the best choice for growing your wealth. More »

4 reasons to play the National Lottery and avoid the stock market

Paul Summers explains why picking your lucky numbers should take priority over picking stocks (or should it?). More »

Have £5k to invest? Here are 5 stocks I’d buy for a FTSE 100 starter portfolio

Paul Summers picks five quality stocks from the FTSE 100 (LON:INDEXFTSE:UKX) that he thinks would be suitable for long-term investors. More »

Buy Sirius Minerals (SXX)? I’d rather back this FTSE 100 growth stock

Sirius Minerals plc (LON:SXX) could you make you a mint but today's results suggest this top stock is a far safer purchase. More »

The Christmas election outcome could batter or boost your wealth. Here’s what I’d do now

Paul Summers thinks now is the perfect time to review your asset allocation. More »

4 mistakes wise investors don’t make

Looking for stock market success? Learn what errors you need to avoid before you've had a chance to make them. More »

Forget Black Friday. Here’s how investing your cash could make you rich!

The biggest event in the retail calendar is almost upon us. Paul Summers explains how choosing not to take part can make you richer.... More »

The BT share price falls on Labour’s ‘free broadband’ promise. Here’s what I’d do

Telecoms giant BT Group plc (LON: BT-A) is hit by Labour's latest election promise. Don't panic, says this Fool. More »

An uncertain election outcome means I’m avoiding this FTSE 100 dividend stock

Energy giant SSE's (LON:SSE) half-year results show a return to profit, but this Fool isn't tempted. More »

These FTSE 100 dividend stocks pay more than Lloyds Bank but are they worth the risk?

Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON:LLOY) cash returns are lower than some index peers, but chasing higher payouts can be risky. Here's my take on... More »