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Author: Luke Tribe

Coffee: Hot Property?

Coffee: Hot Property?

Despite the continuous drip feed of poor retail sales data, convenience food and drink sales appear to be bucking the trend in UK. Some of the biggest deals done in...

Smithson: An old head on young shoulders

Smithson: An old head on young shoulders

When Fundsmith CEO Terry Smith invested £25m of his own money into their new Smithson Investment Trust, the focus on small and medium capitalised companies became a major talking point...

Supermarket sweep: Food retailers consolidate

Supermarket sweep: Food retailers consolidate

*Luke Tribe from our Research Team discusses the recent consolidation within the food retailer market.* Food retailers may have had several difficult years of trading, but the industry’s intention is now...

SRI: Sustainable, responsible and impact investment

SRI: Sustainable, responsible and impact investment

*Luke Tribe from our Research team explains sustainable, responsible and impact investment.* SRI is a broad brush acronym, but it is one that investors will hear more often in the future....

Sector review: US technology

Sector review: US technology

Many investors may have heard the term FANGS in passing or on the news, but what are they? FANGS are an abbreviation of Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google (Subsidiary of...

Open banking

Open banking

In January 2018 open banking reform will see the advancement of banking technology and greater transparency of customer information. We look at what this could mean for the UK banks. Open...

Company screening: what is Piotroski's F-Score?

Company screening: what is Piotroski's F-Score?

Equity markets performed well in 2017, but value investors have struggled to identify new investment ideas. Why is this the case and is there a simple method for screening for...

The retirement dilemma

The retirement dilemma

It is well documented that the current workforce in and nearing retirement is likely to be the last to receive a final salary pension; a guaranteed income for life in...

Big tobacco, big problem?

Big tobacco, big problem?

The sector was one of poorest performers in the FTSE 350 over the last six months after the US regulator the FDA (Food & Drug Administration), announced the start of...

What I learnt from Warren, Charlie and Terry

What I learnt from Warren, Charlie and Terry

There are two investment events I try to watch every year. One is the Berkshire Hathaway AGM headed by arguably two of the most successful investors of all time, Warren...