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The stock every investor is talking about (but is Nvidia a good buy right now?)

9th Mar 2024

Ai chipmaker Nvidia is now the fourth most valuable publicly traded company in the world. To say its share price has skyrocketed over the past year is a bit of an understatement.  But given investors are piling in to buy Nvidia stock are we seeing the signs of another tech bubble? Or will the stock…

Is a British Stocks & Shares ISA on the way? Here’s how it might work

13th Feb 2024

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has signalled he may be on the brink of announcing a British ISA in his Spring Budget. In this article we’re going to take a look at what a British ISA product could mean for UK investors. Keep on reading for all of the details, or click on a link to head straight…

Revealed! The 3 megatrends likely to impact the stock market this year

3rd Jan 2024

A recent report has highlighted three megatrends likely to impact the stock market this year. Conveniently, they all begin with the letter ‘D’: Decarbonisation, Demographics, and Deglobalisation. So what does this all mean? And how can investors use this information to alter their investment approach? Scroll down for all of the details, or click on a…

How the stock market performed in 2023 (and what investors can learn from it)

18th Dec 2023

With the year drawing to a close the time has come to reflect on the stock market’s performance over the past 12 months. In this article we’re going to explore which sectors have performed well this year and how major UK indices have fared compared to the rest of the world. Plus, we’ll take a…

5 AI stocks to look out for in 2024

18th Dec 2023

The pages of history will undoubtedly mark 2023 as the turning point when Artificial Intelligence (AI) stepped into the limelight. If you’ve been closely monitoring the sector over the past 12 months or so, it’s likely you’re already aware of the extraordinary pace in which AI is evolving. Because of the success of AI in…

Why a Junior Stocks & Shares ISA could be the ideal Christmas present for your child

6th Dec 2023

Soon comes round, doesn’t it? With less than four weeks to go until the big day, many of us will be having a serious think about what we’d like to give our loved ones for Christmas. If you’ve children, you probably already have a long list, but in this article we’re going to add another…

How to start investing in stocks: 5 steps to get you started

31st Oct 2023

Do you like the idea of putting your faith in a company that you believe in? Or maybe you’ve identified a firm that has the potential to become a market leader in its industry, and you ‘want in’ on the action. Whatever your motivations, buying stock allows you to own a direct a slice in…

Faltering stocks and the end of cheap money: 3 Investing lessons we’ve learnt in 2023 (so far)

16th Jun 2023

As we approach the middle of the year we’re using the milestone as an excuse to analyse the performance of stocks, bonds and other assets over the past six months. So, what lessons have investors learnt this year? And is now a good time to reassess your portfolio? To learn the answers to these questions,…

Meme stocks to Crypto: Here’s what Gen Z are investing in right now

18th May 2023

Research suggests investing is popular among those born in the late 1990s to the early 2010s – otherwise known as ‘Generation Z’. But interestingly, it appears as though this generation isn’t overly interested in buying a typical FTSE 100 tracker fund, or investing in blue chips. In this article, we’re going to take a look…

Budget 2023: The impact on the stock market & pensions

23rd Mar 2023

On Wednesday 15 March, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered his annual budget to Parliament. Changes to childcare and the extension of energy bills support have taken much of the limelight over the past week, but what about the impact on the wider economy and the stock market? Will the scrapping of the Pensions Lifetime Allowance really…

7 Investment Tips for Stock Market Beginners

27th Feb 2023

Looking for tips for stock market beginners? We’ve got your back! If you’re going to start investing in the stock market, there are a few tips that it would be useful to be aware of. Should you spread your investments, or keep them simple? What about ethical funds – are they worth investing in? Are…

Interest rates rise to 4%: Here’s how it’ll impact the stock market

3rd Feb 2023

On Thursday 2 February, the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee voted to hike interest rates by 50 basis points to 4%. This is the highest rate we’ve seen in 14 years. While the media often talks about the impact of higher rates on mortgage holders and savers, the impact on the stock market typically…