Persimmon shares crash 20% in 10 weeks. Should I sell now?

[ad_1] Image source: Getty Images In the first half of 2022, my wife and I raised cash from cash dividends and stock sales. After sitting on this ‘dry powder’ for a few months, we implemented it on the stock market, starting at the end of June. One stock we bought for a market-leading dividend yield … Read more

Is this the best time to start buying shares in years?

[ad_1] Image source: Getty Images Three things that make me think this is a good time to start buying stocks in FTSE 100. Yes, I know we are facing 10% inflation and a difficult economic outlook. Thousands of investors have sold their shares and bought gold, as well as other things they think are safer. … Read more

Inflation hits 10.1%! 5 shares to buy now!

[ad_1] The UK’s July consumer price index (CPI) came in hotter than expected at 10.1%. This is a 40-year high and could potentially push stock prices down further as consumers struggle with the cost of living crisis. So here are five stocks I’m considering buying. Source: ONS Lloyds As the UK’s largest lender, I believe … Read more

Should I snap up Barclays shares while they’re below 175p?

[ad_1] Image source: Getty Images Barclays (LSE:BARC) the stock was above 217p in January. Then the war in Ukraine occurred and shook the world economy. Today, the bank’s stock changes hands at around 171p, as I write. On a one-year view, the price hasn’t moved much. Last August, I was able to buy some stocks … Read more

2 top dividend stocks for retirement

[ad_1] Image source: Getty Images Retirement is something that is on the minds of many people, whether it is achieved by paying a pension or winning the lottery. To that end, I’ve found two hot dividend stocks from which I can earn when it’s time to retire. Let’s take a closer look. An investment built … Read more

What could higher inflation mean for Lloyds shares?

[ad_1] Image source: Getty Images Lloyds (LSE:LLOY) stocks pushed up on Wednesday as UK inflation came in higher than expected. Inflation — based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) — was reported by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) at 10.1%, with about half falling due to soaring energy prices. So what does this mean … Read more

2 top FTSE 100 stocks to buy this month

[ad_1] Image source: Getty Images We are now in the middle of August and I am looking for the best FTSE 100 stocks to buy for my long term portfolio. After spending some time browsing the indexes, I think I’ve found two companies that might offer attractive growth and income opportunities. Let’s take a closer … Read more