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Here’s why I’d still buy cheap UK shares to make a million after the stock market crash

With the FTSE 100 index sitting at around 6,000 points, you may be wondering why on earth now would be a good time to buy UK shares. After all, the index is in the same position it was in 2016, and has failed to bounce back as strongly as its US counterpart, the S&P 500.

On top of this, the UK economy is in tatters as a result of the impact of Covid-19, which is showing no sign of letting up in the near future.

What’s more, shares in many major UK companies look downright unappealing at present. I’m thinking of well-established businesses such as Rolls-Royce, Royal Dutch Shell, and HSBC, each of which have taken huge hits in the aftermath of the sell-off.

The appeal of UK shares

Despite all this, I’m confident that buying high-quality UK shares today is a wise move. Moreover, if you’re

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Stock market crash: 2 cheap UK shares I’d buy in an ISA to retire in comfort

The stock market crash could provide long-term investors with opportunities to buy cheap UK shares. Many FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 stocks have failed to recover from their declines earlier this year. As such, they may produce impressive returns in the coming years.

With that in mind, here are two FTSE 100 shares that could be worth buying today in a tax-efficient account, such as an ISA. They could make a positive impact on your retirement plans in the coming years.

An undervalued stock among cheap UK shares

Segro (LSE: SGRO) continues to offer good value for money relative to other cheap UK shares. The real estate investment trust (REIT) currently trades on a price-to-book (P/B) ratio of around 1.3 despite its recent share price rise.

Its recent updates have shown it continues to enjoy high demand for its warehouses. They’re likely to become increasingly popular as consumers shift their

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Trump’s Stimulus Tweets Crash Markets as Central Bank Frets on Future of the Economy

President Donald Trump’s vow to end talks on coronavirus stimulus until after the election prompted a selloff in markets yesterday.



Jerome Powell standing in front of a curtain: US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell gives a press briefing after the surprise announcement the FED will cut interest rates on March 3, 2020 in Washington,DC. Donald Trump's cancellation of stimulus talks until after the election undercuts Powell's advice.


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US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell gives a press briefing after the surprise announcement the FED will cut interest rates on March 3, 2020 in Washington,DC. Donald Trump’s cancellation of stimulus talks until after the election undercuts Powell’s advice.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all dropped as much as 2 percent in afternoon trading. The three indexes ended the day 1.3 percent, 1.4 percent and 1.6 percent lower respectively.

Trump’s move came just hours after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell made his strongest call yet for higher spending to shield the economy.

Powell said now would be the wrong time to halt support as doing so could “lead to a weak recovery, creating unnecessary hardship for households and businesses.”

However,

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Woman dies after crash during motorcycle safety training

A suburban Chicago woman has died from injuries she suffered when her motorcycle crashed as she was taking part in a weekend motorcycle safety training course at Harper College.

The woman was identified by the Cook County medical examiner’s office as Carol Counelis, 66 of Winfield, the Chicago Tribune reported.

She died Saturday afternoon at a hospital about an hour after she was involved in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash in a parking lot at the Palatine campus, college spokeswoman Kimberly Pohl said.

The crash occurred when the motorcycle hit a curb and Counelis was ejected from the motorcycle, Pohl said. She was wearing a helmet, which is one of the program requirements, Pohl said.

Counelis was participating in a motorcycle safety training class offered at the college through the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Cycle Rider Safety Training Program. Students enrolled in the three-wheel basic rider course were midway

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Covetrus: Cheap During The March Crash, But Too Expensive Now (NASDAQ:CVET)

Introduction

Covetrus (CVET) has a relatively short history as a listed company. The animal health technology and services company was spun off from Henry Schein (HSIC) in 2019. The majority of its revenue is generated in the so-called supply chain services division which offers a portfolio of products and services to vets and end-customers.

Source: annual report 2019 (apologies for the bad image quality)

The company’s share price has been relatively flat since the company was floated in February 2019; but in the past six months, the share price has more than six-folded, giving it a current market capitalization of around $3B.

Data by YCharts

The company is profitable and has a positive free cash flow

Covetrus reported a total revenue of almost $1.03B in the second quarter of the year which is approximately 1.5% higher than in the same quarter of FY 2019 but as its COGS increased by

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Forget gold and Cash ISAs! I’d buy cheap UK shares after the stock market crash

The stock market crash appears to have pushed some investors away from UK shares and towards less risky assets such as gold and Cash ISAs.



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In the short run, this could prove to be a sound move. Indexes such as the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 face uncertain futures that could produce paper losses for investors.

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However, in the long run, a portfolio of stocks is likely to outperform less risky assets. Therefore, with share prices currently low, now could be the right time to focus your portfolio on the stock market.

Reducing risks after the stock market crash

It’s natural for any investor to feel cautious about equities after the stock market crash. The FTSE 100 continues to trade around 20% lower than it did at the start of the year,

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Stock market crash: 2 cheap shares I’d buy today to make a passive income

Making a passive income has become more challenging following the stock market crash. Uncertain operating conditions have caused many FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 businesses to reduce their shareholder payouts. As such, there is less choice available for income investors.

However, there are still a sufficient number of dividend-paying UK shares to build a worthwhile income portfolio. Here are two prime examples of stocks that have maintained their shareholder payouts. They could be worth buying and holding for the long run while they offer wide margins of safety.

A resilient performance despite the stock market crash

Rio Tinto (LSE: RIO) may not be an obvious choice for investors seeking to make a passive income. The FTSE 100 mining company has historically been a volatile stock to own, owing to the volatile nature of commodity markets.

However, it has delivered a relatively resilient financial performance in 2020. For example, its half-year

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Want to make a million after the market crash? I’d avoid Bitcoin and buy cheap UK shares

The stock market crash has led to an abundance of cheap UK shares. However, at the same time, many investors are moving away from FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 buying opportunities in favour of other assets such as Bitcoin.



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Certainly, the virtual currency has produced impressive gains in recent months. For example, it has risen almost 50% this year while the FTSE 100 has moved 20% lower.

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However, in the long run undervalued shares could offer superior returns than the cryptocurrency. Their low valuations could even help you to make a million.

Cheap UK shares with recovery potential

The track record of the stock market shows that buying cheap UK shares can be a profitable long-term strategy. Indexes such as the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 have experienced a number of downturns over recent decades. While

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Stock market crash: 3 reasons why I’d buy cheap shares today to get rich

The stock market crash has caused a number of high-quality businesses to trade at cheap prices. The past performance of the stock market suggests that they offer long-term recovery potential. Over time, this may mean that they significantly outperform other mainstream assets.

As such, now could be the right time to build a diverse portfolio of cheap shares. They could boost your financial prospects and help to bring your retirement date a step closer.

High-quality companies trading at cheap prices

While some shares are deservedly cheap after the market crash, others appear to be undervalued. For example, some companies with sound balance sheets and significant competitive advantages are trading at exceptionally low prices because of weak investor sentiment towards their sector.

Although they may face uncertain operating conditions and weak financial prospects in the short run, over the long term they have the potential to deliver improving profitability. Therefore, now

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Stock market crash: 2 cheap UK shares I’d buy in a Stocks and Shares ISA today

The recent stock market crash means that there are a number of cheap UK shares available to buy today.

Although their financial prospects may be somewhat uncertain in the near term, their low valuations suggest that investors have largely priced in a tough economic environment. Therefore, they could be worth buying today in a Stocks and Shares ISA and holding for the long run.

With that in mind, here are two FTSE 100 shares that appear to offer wide margins of safety. They could deliver sound share price recoveries after the market’s recent decline.

Passive income opportunity among cheap UK shares

Vodafone’s (LSE: VOD) recent stock price decline means that it appears to offer good value for money compared to other cheap UK shares. The telecoms company now has a dividend yield of 8% after its 30% stock price decline since the start of the year.

Despite weak investor

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