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Thomas Carr

Thomas began investing in his teens, just before the start of the global financial crisis, and has been continually investing ever since. He's a big advocate of a buy and hold investment strategy, and finds himself drawn to value and growth investment styles. His interests in technology and economics also push him towards thematic investing.

2 UK shares for me to buy today

IG Group and Just Group are both looking very attractive to me. In fact, they're the UK shares that I'm going to buy next,... More »

How did my stock picks for 2020 perform?

2020 was the most unpredictable of years for the stock market. Even so, my stock picks for the year performed robustly, writes Thomas Carr. More »

Investing for the long term? Here’s what I’d do

The evolution of FTSE 100 constituents shows us that spotting trends early is key to investing well over the long term, writes Thomas Carr. More »

FTSE 100: I’d buy cheap UK shares now

FTSE 100 stocks have roared back from the stock market crash. But it's still a good time to buy UK shares, writes Thomas Carr. More »

Stock market rally: 5 shares that still look cheap to me

There are still attractive investment opportunities out there, even after the recent stock market rally, writes Thomas Carr. More »

The best shares to buy during lockdown? Here’s what I think

I think these are two of the least risky stocks out there. That's why I feel they're among the best shares to buy during... More »

Best shares to buy now: here’s my top pick

There are a few strong contenders, but I think this FTSE 250 miner is one of the best shares to buy now, I'd just... More »

Investing during the pandemic: here’s what I’d do

Investing during the coronavirus pandemic doesn't have to be problematic. I just need to follow a few simple rules, writes Thomas Carr. More »

JD Wetherspoon and Carnival shares: is now the time to buy ahead of a second lockdown?

Carnival and Wetherspoon shares look they're destined for further falls. I'd steer well clear, ahead of a possible second lockdown, writes Thomas Carr. More »

Forget NS&I rate cuts. I’d build a 5% income portfolio from stocks instead!

In light of the NS&I rate cuts, building an income portfolio has never been so appealing, or necessary, writes Thomas Carr. More »

Investing in your 20s? Here’s what I’d do

It's never too early to start investing. For a good head start, I think we should all be investing in our 20s, writes Thomas... More »

The Costain share price has crashed – is it now time to buy?

The Costain share price has fallen more than 80% over the last 18 months. But that's not enough reason to buy these shares, writes... More »

UK investors looking to buy Tesla and Apple shares? I’d choose UK-listed investment trusts

I think investment trusts are a great option for Britons who want to buy into the tech sector via Apple shares and Tesla's too,... More »

Which are the best UK shares to buy today? I’d buy these 2 stocks now!

Two great companies at bargain prices. That's why I think these are two of the best UK shares to buy now, writes Thomas Carr. More »

2 of the best ethical shares I’d buy in 2020

Ethical shares are more becoming easier to find. Given the prospective returns on offer, it could be foolish to avoid them, writes Thomas Carr. More »

Stock market crash: I’d buy UK shares now despite recent volatility

Despite recent volatility, I'd continue to buy UK shares, even if there is another stock market crash, writes Thomas Carr More »

2 of my best UK shares to buy now

Of the best UK shares to buy now, IG Group and Warpaint are two that I rate particularly highly, writes Thomas Carr. More »

Forget bitcoin and gold…I’d make a million from growth shares instead

Making a million needn't be just a pipedream. The best way to reach this mark is by investing in growth shares, Thomas Carr believes. More »

This is how I’d retire early through buying FTSE 100 shares

Retiring early is much easier than most of us realise. Through regular investments it's possible to turn the dream into reality, writes Thomas Carr. More »

Why I’d buy shares now to generate market-beating returns

Times of high uncertainty are often the very best times to buy shares. This is usually when share prices are most attractive, writes Thomas... More »