first_imgSimply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Image source: Getty Images. ISA investors! Should you buy this cheap stock and its P/E ratio of 6.5x? See all posts by Royston Wild I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Royston Wild has no position in any of the shares mentioned. 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The evidence of a worsening storm continues to mount elsewhere too. John Lewis was also chiming in with troubling trading news on Tuesday.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Sales set to sinkThe British shopping institution has been in the doghouse because of weak consumer confidence caused by Brexit uncertainty. The more recent pandemic outbreak, however, means total sales at John Lewis could crash 35% in 2020, it says. It’s a shocking forecast that assumes “significant sales decline between April and June, and weak sales thereafter,” the retailer commented.John Lewis is suffering from falling demand for its more profitable lines. As the business succinctly noted: “We are buying more Scrabble but fewer sofas.” It’s no wonder sales of big-ticket, discretionary items are slumping. Britons are prioritising essential items like groceries and putting off purchases of expensive goods in expectation of a severe economic downturn. Those final comments should certainly give ScS Group (LSE: SCS) more to worry about.Shutdown stressThe furniture retailer announced it was axing the interim dividend earlier this month in response to the Covid-19 crisis. It comes after ScS said it was shuttering its stores, its distribution network, and its head office to protect both workers and customers.The business had seen sales begin to decline before the UK-wide lockdown came into play though. It witnessed reduced footfall in the week leading up to 17 March, it said. That John Lewis update shows ScS could face a battle to get sales moving once quarantine measures are rolled back and tough economic conditions persist too.Go for better ISA buysOf course, ScS has been in some trouble owing to the uncertain political and economic picture created by Brexit. Like-for-like orders were down 4.4% during the six months to January. The UK’s future relationship with Europe might not be top of the list of Britons’ concerns right now. But it’s an extra problem that looms over the retail sector for this year and beyond.City analysts expect earnings to sink 19% in the current financial year (to July), a figure that could be chopped down should quarantine measures remain in place into the summer. Estimates of a 4% bottom-line rebound are in danger of being culled too, given the economic shock that’s rapidly developing.ScS is cheap on paper. The company sports a forward price-to-earnings (or P/E) ratio of 6.5 times. This is a signal of the enormous risks it faces in the near-term and beyond though. I’d happily avoid this particular cheap stock and put my ISA cash to hard work elsewhere. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Enter Your Email Address I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. 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first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis “For many pupils, YPI is a humbling experience and supports them to develop skills required for learning, life and work. It provides them with new experiences out with the context of a classroom and is invaluable in allowing them to interact with people from a range of backgrounds and ages who have faced a whole host of challenges in their lives.”This academic year will also see more than 250 schools participate in YPI.  326 total views,  2 views today Scottish secondary school pupils secure over £600k in funding for good causes  327 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Secondary school students in Scotland have secured more than £600,000 of funding for good causes in their communities through the Through The Wood Foundation’s Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI).YPI has engaged more than 200,000 young people since it was launched in 2018 by Through the Wood Foundation, the charitable foundation of Sir Ian Wood, and has directed more than £4.5m to Scottish charities across each of the country’s 32 local authorities.As a result of last year’s student involvement in YPI, this academic year will see more than £600,000 go to a range of local causes through £3,000 grants. Mental health charities, health support services, and organisations supporting people living in poverty were the top three issues to receive the funding through young people from throughout the country representing causes they care about in a bid to secure their school’s grant from the foundation.Pre-lockdown, students took part in a range of classroom-based activities to learn about philanthropy and the needs of their communities. An entire year group at each school was split into teams with one, deemed to have the most convincing and creative presentation, securing their school’s £3,000 grant.When lockdown was announced, The Wood Foundation announced an adaptation to the process to give students who had not completed their programme the opportunity to advocate and raise funds for the local response to Covid-19.Jonathan Christie, Deputy UK Director at The Wood Foundation, said:“The sums secured by young people for local communities is incredible. This is a unique form of delegated grant-making and puts the power in students’ hands, ensuring there’s representation of the causes which matter to them. As well as funds, there are vital awareness raising and relationship components, as well as a range of skills development opportunities for the young people themselves.”Gillian Dunsmuir leads YPI at Stewarton Academy in Kilmarnock. She added: Advertisementcenter_img Melanie May | 26 August 2020 | News Tagged with: Funding Scotland About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

first_imgCranes training. PHOTO FUFA MEDIAKampala, Uganda | FUFA MEDIA | Uganda Cranes Squad has been reduced to 27 players as the team continues with its preparations for the TOTAL 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) Finals in Morocco.The players have enjoyed four days of non-residential training at both Namboole stadium and Maroons Stadium where the new Head coach Sebastien Desabre took full charge since his appointment by FUFA on Thursday.The team will now head to Africa Bible University in Lubowa for residential camp at 4pm before travelling to Masaka and Rwakitura on invitation of Uganda President Yoweri Museveni.The squad will be reduced further to 23 players for the final submission to CAF by 3rd January, 2018. All training sessions starting Monday will be held at the nearby International School of Uganda (ISU), Lubowa.“It was short time for me to evaluate the players.  We took preference for defensive and offensive. Those not selected will be followed at their clubs during the Championship (League). We need to focus on those going to camp so that we work on our targets before the first game against Zambia,” said Cranes coach Sebastien  Desbare . The Players to enter camp are;Goalkeepers: Watenga Isma, Ochan Benjamin and Saidi KeniOther players: Wadada Nicholas, Nsubuga Joseph, Awanyi Timothy, Mujuzi Mustapha, Muwanga Bernard, Muleme Isaac, Madoi Aggrey, Kizza Mustapha, Karisa Milton, Lwesibawa Godfrey, Mucurezi Paul, Kyambadde Allan, Batte Seif, Senfuka Rahmat, Lwanga Taddeo, Kasule Abubaker, Waisswa Moses, Saddam Juma, Mutyaba Muzamir, Masiko Tom, Shaban Muhammad, Nsibambi Derrick, Senkatuka Nelson, Isiagi Daniel.*SOURCE FUFA MEDIAShare on: WhatsApplast_img read more

first_imgHis lawyers have argued that Pinto is a “very important European whistleblower” and said this week that his continued pre-trial detention amounted to organised “judicial harassment”.The Portuguese authorities suspect Pinto accessed the computer systems of the Portuguese state, the Sporting Lisbon football club and the investment fund Doyen Sports and then published confidential documents on a website.The hacker then asked Doyen for money to hush up compromising documents, but has said this was part of his attempt to show the dishonesty in football.Last week, Portuguese weekly Sabado reported that the prosecutor’s office wanted to broaden the scope of the investigation and extend Pinto’s detention.Share on: WhatsApp FILE PHOTO: Cristiano RonaldoLisbon, Portugal | AFP | Cristiano Ronaldo was interviewed by Portuguese police in early June as a witness in the investigation into the hacker behind the “Football Leaks” revelations, local media reported on Saturday.Ronaldo was heard as a “witness and victim” in “complete discretion” by the judicial police while in the country playing for Portugal in the League of Nations finals, Diario de Noticias reported.Asked for details by AFP, the police did not respond.The Juventus striker was one of the main targets of Portuguese hacker Rui Pinto.The financial revelations caused Ronaldo problems with the Spanish tax authorities. Pinto’s leaks also revealed accusations of the rape, which he denies, of the American Kathryn Mayorga.Pinto was extradited from Hungary in March and arrested on his return to Portugal.last_img read more