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Sold: My investment in Homeserve PLC returns 134% in 3 years

While some investments are difficult, others are easy, and my recently ended investment in Homeserve PLC was definitely of the second kind. As the chart above shows, this was a classic value investment: 1) Buy a good company at a time of difficulty and…

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Interview with a UK value investor

Following the publication of my book last April I became very slightly famous for approximately five minutes. During that time I was asked to do several radio, podcast and video interviews with entities both large and small. Mostly I declined as my…

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Five inflation-beating dividend stocks

Dividends tend to rise faster than inflation, and that could become their most attractive feature if the value of the pound and the interest rate on savings keep falling. With inflation in mind, I decided to focus my latest article for Master Investor…

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Regular investing: How I add new money to existing shareholdings

Most investors make regular investments into their portfolios as they work towards retirement. But what’s the best way to do that? Should new money be used to buy more holdings or to top up existing holdings? And if it’s going to be used to top up…

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The Investment Lessons eBook: 2015 Edition

One of the best ways to become better at investing (or anything else for that matter) is to learn from the successes and failures of others. The idea is simple enough, but finding detailed reviews of those successes and failures, along with information…

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Chemring and the dangers of growth by acquisition

Chemring was one of the very first investments I made as a defensive value investor back in early 2011 and today that lack of experience definitely shows. Compared to the thoroughly road-tested and comprehensive investment strategy I use today, my…

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S&P 500 Forecast: Medium-term returns are likely to be negative

The S&P 500 has produced fantastic results for investors since the Great Financial Crisis. However, largely because of those rapid gains the US large-cap index is more likely to produce below average or even negative returns over the next few years. The…

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IG Group still looks cheap despite recent gains

IG Group is a world leader in online foreign exchange (forex) trading, spread betting and CFDs (contracts for difference) and it’s a stock I’ve owned for about two years. I bought into the company at 603p in 2014 and since then the shares have risen by…

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The FTSE 250’s CAPE ratio suggests the index is close to fair value

It would be fair to say that in the immediate aftermath of the Brexit referendum the FTSE 250 crashed. It fell by more than 13%, taking the mid-cap index back to levels first reached in the middle of 2013. That all sounds pretty gloomy, and it was. But it…
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