Share buybacks are an increasingly popular way for companies to return surplus cash to shareholders. However, as Tim Bennett explains in this week's second, intermediate-level video, they are also a way for directors to flatter a firm's results and can also help them to hit share-based remuneration targets. If you are relatively new to investing you may find an earlier video Why buy shares? provides useful background information http://youtu.be/KFauoB8ppzc
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Peer-to-peer lending is booming and from 6th April you will be able to lend via an ISA. I explain how P2P works and what to look out for before you invest.
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Central Banks are threatening to throw monetary policy into reverse gear to fend off inflation. Tim Bennett looks at how and asks what it could mean for investors.
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What are fixed income securities (bonds)? Here Tim Bennett introduces how they work and breaks down the key jargon for novice investors. Subscribe here http://ow.ly/rK0pr to receive Tim's new videos.
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Bond investors worry about how far and fast interest rates might rise and what impact this could have on the price and yield of the bonds that they hold. In this short video Tim introduces duration, a term that can help to reveal the answer.
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Tim Bennett explains a popular number that allows investors to compare funds and the managers who run them.
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Over the last three decades I have made my fair share of investing mistakes. This week I reveal five and sum up what I learned from them.
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The stock market’s recent bull run may be entering its most dangerous phase says Jeremy Grantham of GMO. This week I explain why.
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Yield curves can reveal how bond investors see the future and help to guide borrowers on the direction of interest rates. Here I cover all the basics.
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Share investors should aim to add to, and trim, their holdings at the best moment. The Relative Strength Indicator can help – here’s how it works. For a free copy of our brand new free guide to boosting your Financial Fitness after 30 please email [email protected]
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ISAs and SIPPs both offer tax effective ways to save. Tim Bennett compares the key features of both.
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Anyone investing in fixed income securities should be familiar with yields -- a key way to measure returns. In this short video Tim explains how these work and also how to evaluate the investment risk of a fixed income security using a credit rating.
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Tipped to hit $200 per barrel just a few years ago, the oil price has plunged to below $40. In this short video, aimed at oil novices, I look at why. Our free video library of over 100 videos is available at killikexplains.com For a free copy of our short guide to boosting your Financial Fitness after 50, please email [email protected]
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Leveraged loans are a new type of debt that has taken the corporate world by storm recently. Tim Bennett looks at how they work and the key risks. To Receive Tim’s videos straight to your inbox, click here: http://bit.ly/2ypa6S8 Download Tim's educational guides here: http://bit.ly/2yD1PKP Follow us on LinkedIn: http://bit.ly/2DgsylS Follow us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/2PSWNRc Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2QLehQE
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Is one of investing’s oldest sayings, “buy low, sell high” helpful? Tim Bennett raises some doubts in this week’s video. To Receive Tim’s videos straight to your inbox, click here: https://bit.ly/2PggfXT Download Tim's educational guides here: https://bit.ly/2MAL8cA
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A big bond market indicator has been flashing red recently. Tim Bennett asks how worried investors should be in his latest video. To Receive Tim’s videos straight to your inbox, click here: http://bit.ly/2QsTdly Download Tim's educational guides here: http://bit.ly/2OJEou3 Social Media: Follow us on LinkedIn: http://bit.ly/2DgsylS Follow us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/2PSWNRc Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2QLehQE
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This week I look at six red flags that investors should take away from the messy collapse of one of the UK’s biggest construction companies.
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Tim Bennett looks at a useful rule of thumb for anyone planning how much they can afford to spend in retirement
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Key investing number EV/EBITDA is loved and loathed in equal measure. This week I explain how it works.
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How can you tell when a company might be running into trouble? Tim Bennett suggests three ways a balance sheet can reveal that all is not well.
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Bond markets can be one of the first places to look for signs of trouble. In this short video I introduce and explain a key warning indicator – the yield spread.
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Gold is loved by some investors and avoided by others. So this week I look at what role, if any, the yellow metal can play in a portfolio. For a free copy of our short guide to boosting your Financial Fitness after 50, please email [email protected]
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Are long-term investors better off in property or shares? In the first part of my two-part guide I take a quick look.
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Tim Bennett looks at how you can maximize your retirement savings.
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Tim Bennett explains how high levels of debt could be storing up future trouble for the economy.
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When stock markets take a dip, long-term investors shouldn’t lose heart. This week I revisit three of the key building blocks of successful saving.
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The UK is a huge target for criminal funds according to Transparency International. This week I look at what that means for firms and their clients.
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Theresa May’s Brexit deal is under fire from some of the UK’s biggest banks and financial institutions. Tim Bennett explains why in this week’s video. To Receive Tim’s videos straight to your inbox, click here: http://bit.ly/2QkgdTX Download Tim's educational guides here: http://bit.ly/2QiANny Social Media: LinkedIn: http://bit.ly/2DgsylS Twitter: http://bit.ly/2PSWNRc Instagram: http://bit.ly/2QLehQE
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“Don’t lose money” advises investing legend Warren Buffett. But how? This week I focus on a chart that contains a vital clue.
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Bond markets often signal broader trouble early. Here are four indicators worth keeping an eye on.
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This handy shortcut lets you quickly judge the impact of different growth and inflation rates. Here’s how it works.
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The p/e ratio is one of investing's most widely quoted numbers notes Tim Bennett. Here he explains how it works and what it can reveal about a share.
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Free cash flow yield is widely quoted by analysts and gives investors a useful insight into whether a share is cheap or expensive. In this week’s short video I explain how it works.
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After a tricky end to 2018 for equity investors, Tim Bennett highlights some key concepts that should underpin your approach in 2019. To Receive Tim’s videos straight to your inbox, click here: http://bit.ly/2S3pdxe Download Tim's educational guides here: http://bit.ly/2UxZidT Social Media: Follow us on LinkedIn: http://bit.ly/2DgsylS Follow us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/2PSWNRc Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2QLehQE
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Anyone buying shares, or seeking to build a portfolio, needs to understand volatility. In this short video I introduce Beta as one way of measuring it. I explain how it works, how it can help and point out its main pitfalls.
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