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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.

Does today’s update from IAG suggest it’s time to return to these battered stocks?

Are International Consolidated Airlines and easyJet (LON: EZJ) now tempting contrarian picks? More »

Is GlaxoSmithKline plc about to crash?

Today's update may be positive but should investors now consider moving on from FTSE 100 favourite GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON:GSK)? More »

Is the fear of regret damaging your portfolio?

Paul Summers explains why investors should avoid worrying about missing out. More »

Big Data, big profits?

As more organisations struggle to cope with the sheer volume of data they generate, Paul Summers thinks these two companies may be worth researching... More »

Is it utter madness not to snap up these 2 high quality exporters?

These two companies could be an excellent way of beating Brexit-related blues. But is the upside already priced in? More »

Was Marmitegate a sign that you should sell Tesco plc and Unilever plc?

Did the scrap between the UK's biggest retailer Tesco plc (LON:TSCO) and biggest food manufacturer Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) damage their investment cases? More »

Why the P/E ratio may be killing your dreams of becoming a millionaire

Paul Summers argues that one of the most frequently used ratios should be just the starting point for further research. More »

How to beat the professionals at their own game

Generating better returns than Neil Woodford and co isn't impossible if you remember the advantages of being a private investor. More »

One micro-cap hitting all the right notes

Paul Summers justifies his confidence in this Yorkshire success story. More »

Is this a far better way to play the boom in online retail?

Should these two companies be at the top of your shopping list as we approach the festive season? More »

Could this share drive you to an early retirement?

Wake up, investors! This company is going places. More »

Can this online star continue to make investors smile?

Following a 300% rise in its shares since early 2015, should investors now bail on this trendsetting company? More »

Memorising just four words could turn you into a millionaire

As long as you're patient and disciplined, accumulating a million pound portfolio may require less work than you think. More »

Why you face redundancy (and how to profit from it)

The future may be bleak but catching this investment theme now could soothe the pain. More »

Ready to take action on your portfolio? Read this first

Paul Summers looks at why our tendency to act rather than do nothing can often lead to worse investment returns. More »

Should investors do the unthinkable and dump Next plc?

Can Next plc (LON:NXT) recover from subdued trading? Paul Summers looks at the high street giant's half-year results. More »

Get rich fighting crime

With excellent growth prospects, can investors afford to ignore this investing theme any longer? More »

New to investing? Get instant, low-cost, diversification with Exchange Traded Funds!

Paul Summers explains why newcomers to the stock market should consider exchange traded funds before buying individual company shares. More »

Investors, psychology and Sirius Minerals plc

Paul Summers explains how unrealistic expectations and impatience can help us understand the recent volatility in Sirius Minerals plc (LON:SXX). More »

Should investors flock to these two companies after today’s impressive results?

Should investors take a closer look at these market minnows? More »