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Lloyd Prout

Lloyd Prout has been a Motley Fool contributor since late 2018. He grew up in Western Australia where he attended both school and university. Lloyd holds a Bachelor of Commerce with majors in accounting and business law and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. Now applying his trade in a big 4 professional services firm, Lloyd has a passion for stock investing. He hopes to share his knowledge, philosophy and insights with Foolish readers, so that they can achieve better lives for themselves and their loved ones. Outside of investing, Lloyd is a passionate follower of the English Premier League and Survivor.

Know when to buy ASX 200 shares – watch the VIX

With so much volatility, there is a simple way to help decide the best time to buy ASX 200 shares during the pandemic. Watch... More »

Should you invest in ASX 200 childcare shares during stage 4 lockdown?

With Melbourne in stage 4 lockdown and the Federal Government paying for childcare, should you invest in ASX 200 childcare shares? More »

My top retail ASX 200 share to gift right now

Ecommerce has boomed during Coronavirus. Here is my top retail ASX 200 share to buy now and gift to your loved ones: Wesfarmers Ltd. More »

Will outages make the Telstra share price a buy?

Telstra has been the target of a cyber attack, causing outages in the Eastern states. What does this mean for the Telstra share price? More »

Kanye West – ASX shares for his US presidential campaign

Kanye West has launched his US presidential campaign. Here are two ASX shares to buy that could be impacted by the upcoming US election. More »

2 ASX shares to buy during ‘Dry July’

Dry July can be a real challenge. Here are two of the best ASX shares to reward yourself for all of your discipline and... More »

This is how the Hungarian Grand Prix affects you as an ASX investor

Lews Hamilton has won his third consecutive Hungarian Grand Prix. He just keeps winning – as do these 2 ASX 200 shares. More »

3 investing strategies to profit from a second ASX share market crash in 2020

There has already been 1 ASX share market crash in 2020. With a second wave of coronavirus a real possibility, here are 3 strategies... More »

Investor in your 30s? Buy these cheap ASX shares

ASX stock investors in their 30s have a long time to invest. Here are 3 growth shares which should look cheap in the future. More »

Should I keep my stake at the current Monadelphous share price?

There’s no better time to assess your share portfolio. Today, I’m looking at whether I hold or sell at the current Monadelphous share price. More »

3 great shares to buy now if you’re an ASX 200 investor in your 20s

ASX 200 investors in their 20s have many growth shares to choose from. Here are a few of the best in my opinion. More »

Why do I own this ASX 200 share?

It’s important to properly review your investment portfolio on a regular basis and ask: why do I own this ASX 200 share? Personally, I... More »

ASX 200 investor in your 40s? 3 shares to buy now

ASX 200 investors in their 40s still have 15–25 years until retirement. Here are 3 shares to maximise your retirement wealth. More »

In your 50s? Here are the 2 best ASX 200 shares to buy now

Here are 2 ASX 200 shares that are great options for investors in their 50s. They provide both growth and diversification. More »