Share tips: buy Barclays and Persimmon (link)Thatcher's shareholder dream comes true, says ONS (link)In fairness, Woodford's position is internally consistent; but what Questor is thinking tipping against Woodford's non-cyclical recommendations, I have no idea. And are we on the way up with regard to private shareholdings (which I would regard as good news) or not? The Telegraph's finance section must be madder than a box of frogs.
(Figures show that 15% of households now own shares, and predicts an increase in the proportion.)Investors turn their backs on the stock market (link)
(Figures show that only 17% of people plan to buy shares in the next little while.)Neil Woodford: 'The attractiveness of shares is as great as I can remember' (link)UK economy likely to be downgraded, warns Invesco's Neil Woodford (link)
Monday, January 11, 2010
Is this what they mean by hedge fund?
In the Telegraph's personal finance section, the following stories all have co-existed over the past few days: