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David Kempton: 5 new stocks for my AIM portfolio

by David Kempton on Apr 19, 2017 at 11:14

Experienced investor reflects on markets and adjusts portfolio of Alternative Investment Market shares after 34% gain since September.

PassiveBeat: Amazon’s advice for active fund managers

by Robert St George on Apr 18, 2017 at 12:50

Jeff Bezos' latest letter to Amazon shareholders has implications for active fund managers grappling with only half the challenge from low-cost, index-tracking funds.

Pension problems: four savings questions answered

by Michelle McGagh on Mar 17, 2017 at 09:21

Author of 'No Spend Year' answers the four pension questions she is most often asked by friends and family.

James Carthew: River and Mercantile's mighty 'micro cap' returns

by James Carthew on Feb 28, 2017 at 11:56

Our columnist examines the trusts investing in the smallest of small companies, including River and Mercantile's soaraway fund.

Investment Trust Watch: Temple Bar's Happy Mundy

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 24, 2017 at 15:01

Alastair Mundy's Temple Bar has shot back to form, making its shares look relatively dear compared to other equity income trusts.

James Carthew: Polar Capital and quest for income from healthcare

by James Carthew on Feb 23, 2017 at 07:15

A goal of income growth has held back performance of Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust. Its successor may take a new approach.

James Carthew: new secured loan fund deserves to grow

by James Carthew on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:15

An assessment of RM Secured Direct Lending, the latest closed-end income fund to focus on loans to credit-starved businesses.

Why you're probably going to be skint this year

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 09, 2017 at 16:18

The shopping is going to cost us all more this year, and here's why, says author of 'No Spend Year'.

Three trusts to guard against market wobbles

by Matthew Read on Feb 07, 2017 at 12:44

Matthew Read picks out three investment trusts which could offer some protection, or even benefit, should markets fall.

Investment Trust Watch: cancer fund battles discount

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 03, 2017 at 16:58

Syncona, the former Battle Against Cancer Investment Trust, falls to a discount as investors adjust to decision to fight disease more directly.

How to get your hands on some free cash

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 02, 2017 at 09:00

If you put the effort into saving some money, your employer and the government will reward you, says author of ’No Spend Year’.

 

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