Making Money in the Green Revolution

Making Money in the Green Revolution In the capitalist world in which we all live, society has become used to the importance of money for our survival. However, despite the obvious benefits that it brings, ‘money’ remains one of those odd instruments which continues to attract more hate than it does love. The mere mention of money is usually met by some people with either embarrassment or in some extreme… Read More

Passive or Active – what’s best?

In today’s article we are going to discuss a topic of investing which seems to still attract a lot of heated attention. The question that remains so fiercely debated within the investment world is of course, is it better to be active or passive? This general debate then leads to the more specific question of whether investors should favour tracker funds over individual equities. Well, clearly there are two arguments… Read More

THE BIGGEST RISK TO YOUR DIVIDENDS

The Biggest Risk to your Dividends   Following last week’s thumping general election victory that the Conservative party enjoyed, it was little surprise that the stock market liked the news. In fact, the FTSE100 market rallied well over 100 points fuelled by double-digit growth from several blue-chip companies with particularly strong performances from some of the housebuilders including Persimmon which rallied by a staggering 15% on the open and closed… Read More

ITV: COMPANY AND SHARES REPORT

Overview: ITV plc is a British media company based in London, England. It holds 13 of the 15 regional television licenses that make up the ITV network, the oldest and largest commercial terrestrial television network in the United Kingdom.  Prev. Close: 143.3  Day’s Range: 143 – 144.1  Revenue: 3.09B  Open: 144  52 wk Range: 102.65 – 147.6… Read More

JD Sports: Company and Shares Report

It’s understandable why many investors would want to wait and see what the outcome will be of the general election on 12th December and Brexit before making any significant investing decisions, not to mention the ongoing trade wars between the US and China. And while doing nothing and staying in cash for the time being is an option, if planning on investing in certain sectors which may be heavily influenced… Read More

Unilever: shares and company report

Under the current economic climate where we have trade tensions and uncertainties, you will be forgiven for wanting to sit on your hands and see how things play out before making any new investing decisions. While that is an option, the volatility has created lucrative opportunities to buy solid companied at an attractive price, and if we were to focus on companies which have strong balance sheets, the ability to… Read More

Webis: Company and Shares Report

As many may know, the AIM market has seen a number of great opportunities over the years, but also its fair share of disasters. We take a look at an interesting company which fits a high-risk, high- reward investor profile: Webis Plc. To understand what Webis is, investors need to understand the fairly complex corporate changes to the US gambling industrythat have been ongoing for a number of months… Read More

WOODFORD INCOME EQUITY FUND

Neil Woodford is one of the UK’s best-known fund managers. He has had a hugely successful career over a 30-year period. Anyone who invested £10,000 at the start of his quarter-of-a-century career at Invesco Perpetual would have seen their money grow to almost £250,000 by the time he left. It is true to say he achieved his fair share of fame. Now, the suspension of LF Woodford Equity Income fund… Read More

Black Swan Events

A black swan is an event or occurrence that deviates beyond what is normally expected of a situation and isextremely difficult to predict; the term was popularized by Nassim Nicholas Talab. Throughout history of the financial markets there have been a number of black swan events such as the dot.combubble, black Wednesday and more recently the 2008 financial crash. Some black swan events: – A large banking institution… Read More

SIRIUS MINERALS: COMPANY AND SHARES REPORT

Last week was very bad for Sirius Minerals, the Potash miner based in North Yorkshire. The project is estimated to be worth up to £4billion, but the FTSE 250 firm fell by 60% when its latest financing deal was scrapped by the Government, which refused to guarantee multi-million-pound loans for the huge fertiliser mine near Whitby, in Yorkshire. History Founded in 2003, the company initially focused on exploring the… Read More

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