Stock Trading - Tips in the Newspapers this WeekendFirst things first - the DOW futures are down around 180 points at the moment - 02:30 on Monday morning - second things second you may wish to watch 'stock trading master's' thoughts on where the markets are headed and what he will be buying Monday - here time to buy stocks ?, before you start snapping up all the stuff tipped below !
Share Tips of the Week: Buy Royal Dutch Shell at £22.62 (down 10% since it was tipped on Friday); appealing to long-term investors interested in income.
Another horrendous chart
Buy Shire at £20.53 for growth potential
Shire has been on an impressive run since 2003 but the drop off in the last few days is also impressive!
Buy Cluff Gold at 102p; about to get a boost from positive drilling results at its flagship Sierra Leone project.
Sell Tui Travel at 186p; too many headwinds in the travel sector
Share Tips Updates: Keep selling Ceres Power now at 32p.
Keep selling Xchanging now at 98p.
Keep buying Vodafone, now at 169p.
Tip Bits: Keep buying Paragon, Elektron, Norcros and Unite but sell Carpetright.
News Tips: Xstrata still good value after buoyant interims, with additional possibility of a Glencore bid
Spirit Pub Company fairly priced at 50p
Afren still a buy at 136p after latest move in Kurdistan.
Vernalis still a speculative buy, given the current momentum.
Keep buying GKN - business case for the shares unchanged after interims.
Amlin fairly priced at 342p after profit warning.
Keep buying 4imprint at 262p, after solid H1
Results Tips: [seem very bullish to me - given the way the markets seem to be headed -Ed the Talking Horse]
Inchcape at 385p;
UBM at 531p;
BAE Systems at 287p;
Rolls-Royce at 643p;
Jardine Lloyd Thompson at 646p;
Quadnetics at 201p;
HSBC at 621p;
Hutchison China Meditech at 450p;
NetPlay at 9p;
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels at 514p;
Elementis at 163p;
Collins Stewart Hawkpoint at 76p;
Zotefoams at 147.5p;
Cookson at 601p;
Centamin Egypt at 108p;
Devro at 265p;
Arbuthnot Banking at 342.5p;
Ferrexpo at 425p;
Standard Chartered at £15.82.
Barclays at 222p;
Tempus: long-term investors might want to buy unloved tech stocks, e.g. Sage, Autonomy, SDL and NCC which all trade at modest valuations.
David Budworth says International Public Partnerships is a defensive hold at 116.5p
The Sunday Times
James Ashton thinks that despite the turmoil in the stock markets, there are lots of stocks that are good value, e.g. Barclays and WPP where directors have been buying shares in recent days.
Greggs may announce better-than-expected results this week and surprise the markets.
Questor Share Tips: drip-feed funds into the market in a contrarian perspective, the insurance sector seems particulary appealing - high-yielding stocks rated a buy for their defensive appeal: Aviva (yield 7.7%), RSA Insurance (7.9%), Scottish & Southern Energy (6.1%), National Grid (6.7%), United Utilities (5.6%), Vodafone (5.9%), British American Tobacco (4.7%) and Centrica (5.1%).
The Mail on Sunday
Midas - buy Surgical Innovations at 9.5p, speculative growth stock for investors who are not risk averse
Update: Hold National Grid for income.