Diary of a Private Investor

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Two keepers and the one that got away

Happy Friday everyone! Without wishing to tempt fate while there are still a few hours trading to go before markets close but this week looks set to deliver my largest portfolio gain of the year so far. Sometimes market exuberance can be a wonderful thing so long as one is able to find a chair […]

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Shuffling the Pack

One of my lessons from 2016 and therefore, a resolution for 2017 was to trade less often. So here we are less than 3 weeks into the new year and I have already made 19 trades (9 sells and 10 buys). I decided to write this article to try and explain my rationale, as much […]

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Portfolio Commentary Part Two – Compound Growth Strategy

Over the past week I have published various portfolios; Focused Income, Compound Growth and Special Situations which combined, make up my overall equity portfolio. I have also launched an ISA portfolio to reflect and track how I invested this years’ allowance. The main reasons for dividing my overall holdings into different strategies were outlined in […]

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Update and Review – Week ending 4th March – WTM, NWF, EMR

There have been three meaningful updates among my holdings this week: Waterman (WTM.L) – Interim Results NWF Group (NWF.L) – Acquisition Empresaria (EMR.L) – Final Results Waterman We already knew from a trading update on 3rd February  that the interim results would be in line with market expectations. In the event, I would say that […]

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