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Investment Trust Watch: Europe sell-off reignites

by Daniel Grote on May 27, 2016 at 12:48

Not for the first time this year, European investment trusts look cheap as they once again fall out of favour.

David Kempton: 5 stocks I'm buying as EU vote looms

by David Kempton on May 24, 2016 at 17:15

David Kempton isn't getting distracted by the EU referendum, finding five new shares for his portfolio including an exciting biotech stock.

The trusts targeting Vietnam's resilient growth

by James Carthew on May 24, 2016 at 10:14

Many Asian countries are suffering from China's problems, but Vietnam is weathering the storm well.

Investment Trust Watch: UK and Japan stars 'cheap'

by Daniel Grote on May 20, 2016 at 13:18

Fidelity Special Values and Baillie Gifford Japan boast strong long-term returns but their shares remain resolutely 'cheap'.

Who says active managers can't beat the index?

by Gavin Lumsden on May 11, 2016 at 11:46

Richard Peirson, manager of £1 billion AXA Framlington Balanced fund, retires after smashing the stock market return in 23-year career.

David Kempton: stock picking under the 'Brexit' cloud

by David Kempton on May 04, 2016 at 13:21

Experienced investor David Kempton reveals two new stocks in his portfolio and his 'hedge' against the European referendum.

Murray International gets to core of investors' dilemma

by James Carthew on Apr 19, 2016 at 15:10

Underperforming global investment trust illustrates the choice facing investors: run for cover or settle for anaemic growth?

Diary of a Dumb Investor: a huge hole in my portfolio

by Dumb Investor on Apr 14, 2016 at 17:05

While trying to steer my disparate collection of stocks towards a proper asset allocation, I've ignored one crucial area.

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Dumb Investor

How will our novice fare on the markets?

Dumb Investor: 'If I do lose it all in some kind of Madoff-style scam... at least my humiliation will be public.'

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