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Meet Phil Oakley

I was a City analyst for 13 years and then senior investment writer at MoneyWeek. My aim now is to teach users how to become confident analysts and successful stock pickers.

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Is the current ratio an outdated measure of company safety?

Phil explains how to refine your interpretation of the Current ratio.

The elusive hire firms you can buy and hold

In Part 2 of his look at the cyclical hire sector, can Richard Beddard find any firms which perform through thick and thin?

Choosing your first investments

Stock-picking needn't be complicated. Here's a guide to the characteristics to look for when buying your first shares.

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How YOU can beat the professionals

If you are new to investing, you may doubt your ability to match or beat the performance of professional wealth managers or fund managers. But you'll often be paying for mediocre performance and, as a private investor, you have several advantages over the professionals to help you out-perform.

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Compatibility Tablet, Mac, PC Tablet, Mac, PC Windows PC Windows PC
Format Multi-window
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Price updates* Delayed Live Delayed Live
Stock analysis 5 5 3 3
Fund analysis 5 5 3 3
Charting & TA 4 4 5 5
Stock-screening 5 5 3 3
Technical filtering 4 4 5 5
Alerts 4 4 5 5
Portfolio management Yes Yes Yes Yes
ShareScript language Yes Yes
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