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Why Everyone Needs Help Investing

Following on from last week’s blog post, I thought the diagram below sums up nicely why everyone needs a little help when investing. Do any of these thought bubbles look familiar ? 82 more words

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Your No.1 Problem When Investing

“The investor’s chief problem—and
even his worst enemy—is likely to
be himself.”
— Benjamin Graham
The Intelligent Investor

Let’s assume you have some spare cash to invest – what would you do? 326 more words

Financial Advice

The Loch Ness Monster is back (in fact it never went away!)

If you didn’t hear last night’s Radio 4 documentary “the Transparency Detectives”, you can listen to it here. It’s a great piece of work and no praise is to high for Lesley Curwen and her team who tackle the subject with passion and good humour. 1,159 more words

Pensions

My Bitcoin up 1,348%

It was back in December 2013 when I purchased £500 worth of Bitcoin which at the time gave me 0.7 BTC. I kept it to £500 as this was the amount I would initially invest in a single company, larger amounts for investments funds. 170 more words

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2017 my first £1 Million milestone

I couldn’t have been in a better location when my overall portfolio of shares and property passed £1 Million net value. I was in the South of France, in the beautiful city of Nice having a few days away following a busy first part of the year. 403 more words

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EPF investment income rises 5.13% in Q3 to RM12.95 bil, has benefited from overseas equities

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The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) reports an increase in quarterly investment income to RM12.95 billion for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2017 (Q3 2017), despite recorded net impairment of RM791.55mil in the third quarter, more than double the impairment made a year earlier. 814 more words

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When will they ever learn? (The CDO is back)

The FT reports (with its usual light touch ) that the collateralized debt obligation is back and being used by Global Pension Funds (and hedge funds) as an alternative to junk bonds. 450 more words

Pensions