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Roland Head

Roland Head has a background in telecoms and IT engineering. This has helped him to develop an investing style that's focused on value, income and quantitative factors. He also has an interest in commodity stocks. Roland has been writing for the Motley Fool since 2012, He holds the CFA UK Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and has passed the CFA Level 1 exam. A keen private investor, he also runs an internet business.

Dow Futures Flat As Countdown To Fed Minutes Begins

Stock index futures for the Dow Jones and S&P 500 suggest that both indices will open almost unchanged this morning. More »

3 Gold Shares Rising Strongly: Petropavlovsk PLC, Condor Gold PLC And Highland Gold Mining Ltd

Petropavlovsk PLC (LON:POG), Condor Gold PLC (LON:CNR) and Highland Gold Mining Ltd (LON:HGM) all outperformed the price of gold last week. More »

Dow Futures Rise Ahead Of Housing Reports

Stock index futures indicated that the Dow Jones and S&P 500 may open higher today, ahead of housing reports that may show a rise... More »

Probably The Best Reason To Sell ARM Holdings plc Today

ARM Holdings plc (LON:ARM) has delivered massive profits for growth investors, but it's now time to take profits, reckons Roland Head. More »

Probably The Best Reason To Buy Vodafone Group plc Today

Long-term investors like its income, but there is another reason to buy Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD) today, explains Roland Head. More »

Dow Futures Fall Ahead of Jobs Figures

Index futures were lower ahead of this morning's jobless claims figures, suggesting the Dow Jones and S&P 500 may fall at the open. More »

Dow Futures Edge Lower As Eurozone Escapes From Recession

Stock index futures indicate that the Dow Jones and S&P 500 may open lower this morning, as investors sit out the holiday season and... More »

Probably The Best Reason To Buy Rio Tinto plc Today

Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) is likely to remain top dog in the iron ore industry for a long time, and you can profit from... More »

This P/E Suggests The FTSE 100 Is A Buy

The FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) remains attractively priced, says Roland Head. More »

Dow Futures Rise Ahead Of Retail Sales Data

Stock index futures suggest that the Dow Jones and S&P 500 may open higher this morning, as investors bet on strong retail data. More »

Dow Expected To Open Lower Ahead On Taper Uncertainty

Stock index futures indicate that the Dow Jones and S&P 500 may open lower today, as investors hesitate ahead of this week's deluge of... More »

This P/E Suggests HSBC Holdings plc is a Buy

HSBC Holdings plc (LON:HSBA) is the pick of the UK banking sector, says Roland Head. More »

3 Gold Shares Rising Strongly: Polymetal International PLC, African Barrick Gold PLC and Aureus Mining Inc

Polymetal International PLC (LON:POLY), African Barrick Gold PLC (LON:ABG) and Aureus Mining Inc (LON:AUE) all outperformed the price of gold last week. More »

Dow Futures Dip Despite Strong China Data

Stock index futures suggest that the Dow Jones and S&P 500 will open lower this morning, despite strong export growth figures from China. More »

What These Ratios Tell Us About Direct Line Insurance Group PLC

The latest figures from Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) suggest that now could be a good time to invest, says Roland Head. More »

Dow May Open Higher As Stocks Rebound

Stock index futures indicate that the Dow Jones and S&P 500 may open higher this morning, after falling 1.2% so far this week. More »

What These Ratios Tell Us About Banco Santander S.A.

Is the 9.4% yield offered by Banco Santander S.A. (LON:BNC) worth the risk? More »

Dow Futures Fall On Taper Fears, But Time Warner Inc Beats the Street

Stock index futures suggest a lower start for the Dow Jones and S&P 500 this morning, as investors continue to worry that the Fed... More »

This P/E Suggests National Grid plc is a Buy

Very few companies can match the 5.2% index-linked income offered by National Grid plc (LON:NG). More »

Dow Futures Edge Lower As Summer Slowdown Continues

Stock index futures suggest that the Dow Jones and S&P 500 may open lower today. Low volumes are expected as the summer holiday season... More »