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Stock in Focus: My (no) selling strategy + international SIF update

The FTSE 100 is showing signs of life, but the big cap index is still about 7% (500 points) lower than it was three weeks ago. Judging from my Twitter feed, many investors have sold into this market wobble. Some are hoping for bargains, while others are fearing worse to come.

I thought I’d start this week’s piece with a brief look at how I approach selling in my portfolios, before going on to take a look at the (battered) state of my International SIF folio.

How I sell

As a general rule, I never sell during market wobbles. There…






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