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Our stock market analysis covers significant market movements in the most popular UK shares in the FTSE 100, US stocks in the DJIA, commodities, indices, and currency pairs. It is designed to help you make more informed decisions about what to invest in, what to trade and when to execute currency transactions.

Dividend Stocks
Analysis
Ed Sheldon CFA

Dividends Stocks You Didn’t Know About That Pay Massive Yields

When investing for income, it can pay to look beyond well-known dividend stocks such as BP, Tesco, and GSK. There’s nothing wrong with investing in these kinds of ‘blue-chip’ companies, of course. However, taking a more adventurous approach to stock picking can potentially generate higher levels of income while simultaneously increasing portfolio diversification. With that

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Potential Stock Market Takeover Targets
Analysis
Darren Sinden

UK Stock Market Takeover Targets For 2024

The stock market loves a good takeover target and story and nothing quite gets investors going like bid speculation. So here I take a look at the biggest and best takeovers of 2023 and what stocks may be potentially bid for in 2024. At this time in the economic calendar, it’s customary to look back

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Magnificent Seven Stock Analysis
Analysis
Darren Sinden

Magnificent 7 Stocks: Sustainable Surge or Set for a Shift?

The Magnificent 7 stocks have driven the US equity markets to new peaks in 2023 and contributed almost one-third of the S&P 500’s +23.0% gains year to date. But can this continue in 2024? What are the magnificent seven stocks? The magnificent seven stock as some of the biggest and best performing US stocks including:

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Will Tesla shares go up
Analysis
Jackson Wong PhD

Will Tesla shares go up in 2024?

Tesla (TSLA) is like a cult stock. First driven by the wunderkind entrepreneur Elon Musk, then by the coolness of its EVs. Tesla’s revolutionary electric cars have created a new space in the auto market. A rare feat; hence, the wide following. But, the stock is notoriously volatile, so what will 2024 hold and will

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Aviva Share Price Analysis
Analysis
Darren Sinden

What’s wrong with Aviva shares and can they turn around in 2024?

Year to date Aviva shares are down by almost -3.0%, which means they have underperformed the wider FTSE 100 by some -5.50%, during 2023. What’s wrong with Aviva shares? The stock’s performance looks even worse when we look at it compared to the FTSE Financial Services sector which is up +7.90% year to date, or

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Why is Legal and General Share Price Still Falling
Analysis
Jackson Wong PhD

Legal & General’s Share Price Decline Decoded & Debunked

Insurance is often an overlooked sector in the market. The initial reaction that springs to mind when insurers are mentioned as potential investments: Boring.  But the London Stock Exchange houses a few major insurance stocks, like Aviva (AV.), Legal and General (LGEN), Prudential (PRU) or Admiral (ADM). Most investors in the UK would have come

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