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David Kempton: my 10-point plan for ISA stocks

by David Kempton on Mar 25, 2015 at 10:53

As the end of the tax year approaches, it's time to use your ISA allowance. Here's what private investor David Kempton plans to do.

Why I'm warming to Witan investment trust

by Gavin Lumsden on Mar 11, 2015 at 14:07

Should Witan be in Citywire’s Top Trusts watch-list? Impressive annual results from the global fund suggest the answer is 'yes'.

Woodford hedges currency but why do so few others?

by Daniel Grote on Mar 09, 2015 at 17:08

Neil Woodford has started to hedge the euro as 'money printing' kicks off in Europe. But few other fund managers do.

Don't write off high yielding JPM Senior Loan

by James Carthew on Mar 09, 2015 at 10:08

James Carthew looks at an investment trust striving to reach critical mass by investing in corporate loans. 

Diary of a Dumb Investor: how I racked up £800 in charges

by Dumb Investor on Mar 05, 2015 at 17:07

Your jibes at my chopping and changing led me to tally up the charges I've paid. I need to rein in my spending!

Why I'm sticking to my guns on passive funds

by Mike Deverell on Mar 03, 2015 at 13:04

Falling costs mean many investors aren't paying the premium they once were for active funds. But Mike Deverell still thinks passives are better.

Diary of a Dumb Investor: panic over, I've got a steal!

by Dumb Investor on Feb 13, 2015 at 15:15

I've shaken off my trepidation to look for the next stellar growth buy.

Performance fees: they're dropping like flies!

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 30, 2015 at 17:07

The move to simplify investment trusts sees Fidelity European Values, Pacific Assets and JPMorgan Chinese drop performance fees.

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