My Aviva shares leapt 17%. Should I sell or buy more?

Image source: Getty Images For most of the first six months of 2022, my wife and I mostly refrained from buying new stock. Instead, we build our ‘dry powder’, building piles of cash from stock sales and regular cash dividends. However, ahead of H1/2022, we started to act. Taking advantage of the usual summer lull … Read more

Lloyds shares are down 20% since January. Should I sell or buy more?

Image source: Getty Images So far this calendar year, rollercoaster ride enthusiasts have a lot in common with shareholders Lloyds . Banking Group (LSE: LLOY). That’s because Lloyds stock goes up and down in a zigzag like the bumpiest ride in Alton Towers or Thorpe Park. Lloyds stock oscillates wildly At its 2022 high, the … Read more

Is Elon Musk on the money about lithium shares?

Image source: Getty Images I know I know. After Twitter disaster, it can be hard to take some of the things Elon Musk has said about investing seriously these days. So can I take his recent talk about lithium stocks seriously? He was quoted (tweeted?!) lamenting lithium’s high price and cost impact on it Tesla … Read more

Will Arrival stock hit $2 anytime soon?

Image source: Getty Images Arrival (NASDAQ:ARVL) stocks have been really battered this year. Its recent Q2 earnings haven’t helped either, as its share price has dropped another 25%. But with the expected start of production for the UK electric vehicle specialist, its share price could bounce back. Be productive Arrival didn’t exactly cover itself in … Read more

A top UK value stock to buy from the FTSE 250!

Image source: Getty Images It FTSE 250 has fallen by double-digit percentages since the start of the year. This means UK investors looking for value stocks have a good chance of getting a quote or two. Things could remain tough for the broader FTSE 250 in the short to medium term. London’s second-tier stock index … Read more

Can the tempting M&G dividend yield of 8%+ last?

Image source: Getty Images One of the shares I own is an asset manager M&G (LSE: MNG). Its recent record capital growth is remarkable, its shares standing within 1% of where they were a year ago. But I like corporate dividends. M&G’s dividend yield is 8.2% today – and yesterday the company announced an interim … Read more

Should I snap up Taylor Wimpey shares at £1.30?

Image source: Getty Images It Taylor Wimpey the stock price has seen a 10% recovery since hitting a low in mid-July, although still in the red. With that in mind, I might consider buying some of its shares before the stock market recovery kicks in. Building momentum It FTSE 100 housebuilder reported half a year’s … Read more

What’s happening to the Petrofac (PFC) share price?

Image source: Getty Images I’m a big fan of service companies, because they can benefit from how well or poorly their customers perform. And I think they can offer investors safety in the high-risk oil and gas business. Saying that, look Petrofac (LSE:PFC) stock price charts don’t really show an icy calm. No, a sawtooth … Read more