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  • Is this 2023 market correction a rare chance to get richer with cheap UK shares?

    Image source: Getty Images It’s common for investors to watch the UK shares indexes such as the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 among others. And we tend to feel good when they’re going up and anxious when they’re falling – at least I do! So, the latest setback in the markets is making me nervous right now. But that…

  • Could the Lloyds share price reach 100p again?

    Image source: Getty Images I was surprised to see that the last time the Lloyds (LSE: LLOY) share price was over 100p was prior to the 2008 financial crash. That’s 15 years ago! Could the shares reach such heights again? Why the Lloyds share price has remained low As I write, Lloyds shares are trading…

  • Can the IAG share price rise 33% and hit £2 by acquiring TAP?

    Image source: Getty Images The IAG (LSE:IAG) share price is up a respectable 15% this year due to roaring travel demand. With the Portuguese government putting its flag carrier, TAP, up for sale, I explore whether a potential acquisition could send IAG shares rallying higher. Portugal TAPs out IAG stock remains 66% below its pre-pandemic…

  • The curse of October: I’m still investing despite growing fears of a stock market crash

    Image source: Getty Images Looking back through history, October is the month most prone for witnessing brutal stock market crashes. After all, the three worst single-day falls ever recorded all took place during this month. Two of these occurred on successive days in 1929. The other, in 1987. Despite being crash-prone, October won’t put me…

  • Here’s how I’d get my Stocks and Shares ISA ready for a stock market crash

    Image source: Getty Images US stocks look a bit overheated, and some top pundits are predicting a new crash. That could hurt my Stocks and Shares ISA. So what should I do? To get some ideas, I’ve been looking at what the experts say. And, you know what? It’s mostly good. Sell, sell… Not that…

  • I rate the Persimmon share price as dirt cheap, but for how long?

    Image source: Getty Images Does the Persimmon (LSE: PSN) share price make the stock a cheap buy? I think it does. I might be biased though, as I own a few shares myself. But doesn’t a forecast dividend yield of 7.6% suggest I might be right? The yield wouldn’t be so high if the share…

  • Scancell shares are on fire! Should I buy?

    Image source: Getty Images Scancell (LSE: SCLP) shares are having a great run at the moment. Over the last month, they’ve risen around 70%. So, what’s beyond this big share price rise? And should I buy the penny stock for my own portfolio? What does Scancell do? First, a little bit of information on this…

  • An insider’s buying this AIM stock. Pure genius or misplaced loyalty?

    Image source: Getty Images On 14 September 2023, a non-executive director of Fever-Tree Drinks (LSE:FEVR) bought £129,984 of the AIM stock. Since the transaction, the company’s shares have fallen 7%. Despite this wobble, the stock’s had a good run recently. It’s up 48% since October 2022, and is 15% higher than at the start of…

  • Why Ocado, Smith & Nephew, and Diageo shares fell in September

    Image source: Getty Images September wasn’t a bad month for the UK stock market as a whole. However, there were some big losers over the period including Ocado (LSE:OCDO), Smith & Nephew (LSE: SN.), and Diageo (LSE:DGE) shares. So, what was behind the weakness in these shares? And are they worth buying today? Ocado Ocado…