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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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When valuations don't matter and when they do

Valuation is an important part of the investor's toolkit but for some strategies it is less important than it is for others. Phil looks at when valuations don't seem to matter and when they do.

Finding companies that speak your language

Richard explains how he filters news to find stocks that meet his investment strategy.

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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Access online anywhere Yes Yes
Compatibility Tablet, Mac, PC Tablet, Mac, PC Windows PC Windows PC
Format Multi-window
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Multi-window Multi-window
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
Telephone & email support 5 5 5 5
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