ArchivesMagazine - 24 Oct 2019Why US earnings fears look overdone Companies have under-promised which means they should over-deliver 24 October 2019|Feature Issue: 24 Oct 2019 - Page 45 < Is Halfords a bargain or a value trap? Issue: 24 Oct 2019 - Page 45 | Contents Previous: Is Halfords a bargain or a value trap? Find out how to deal online from £1.50 in a SIPP, ISA or Dealing account. Ian Conway Issue Contents Aequitas Higher quality of earnings failing to support FTSE 100 Ask Tom 'Should I wait to dip into my retirement pot?' Big News The long wait for clarity on Brexit goes on Bidding war for Just Eat Red flag alert on UK corporate debt Editor's View Look beyond FAANGs and Unicorns to tech’s enduring strengths Exchange-Traded Funds Why investors are worried about getting their money back from ETFs Feature Which assets perform the best in bear markets Why US earnings fears look overdone Funds Concentrated funds: more risk, more reward? Great Ideas Trust Merchants to deliver on its income and value goals Smart Metering Systems looks a savvy portfolio addition Great Ideas Update ICG Enterprise delivers strong first half Steady progress at Avast getting deserved recognition from investors This trust remains an emerging markets gem Royal Mail under threat from industrial action Investment Trusts Growth strategies at investment trusts under scrutiny in third quarter Main Feature The £5,000 challenge Talking Point Learning the lessons from Woodford woes Under The Bonnet Is Halfords a bargain or a value trap?