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Occupation: Company Director

Investment Strategy
I trade... monthly
I tend to buy... after much research
I hold for... years
I invest with... <£500k
Diversification is ... essential to reduce risk
Half portfolio is a High Yield Portfolio. The other half is mainly smaller value-type stocks with growth potential.

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My approach to resources stocks is really simple. When RDSB goes below about £14 for whatever reason, I buy a load. If it goes below £12 I'll really tuck in. When it goes above £22 I sell half. In the meantime I trouser the dividends that come in. I have a similar strategy for BP and a couple of the more sensible and established big…

I've replied in another thread, but Jocasta and Tarquin's mum and dad ain't able or willing to support them in their desire to juxtapose Byzantine History with Welding any more. It's the squeezed middle again. If one of mine comes to me and asks me to fund them doing some such nonsense they'll get short shrift. I am not an outlier in this. I see…

I would also say that setting aside the foreign student aspect, it is becoming less and less appealing to spend 3 years accumulating 50k of debt for a degree in media studies or whatever. Increasing numbers of my peers kids (bright and very able kids) are shunning university and just going out there and getting on with life. Sure, there are still lots of degrees…

Re Watkin Jones (LON:WJG) , I was concerned about their focus on student accommodation as there is some oversupply occurring now and being a student is becoming more and more expensive which is inevitably going to lead to a reduction in overall numbers of students living away from home at some point. As such, their move into PRS was interesting/good to see. However, I personally…

Re Best Of The Best (LON:BOTB) , does anybody have any insight into what this means "The Company has noted the recent VAT decision concerning a company with similar activities in our sector. The Company is reviewing this decision and will update shareholders in due course. " JDW72

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