Good morning, it's Paul here!

We're up-to-date! Yes, Tuesday's report now includes a rather sceptical commentary on Connect (LON:CNCT) (in which I hold a long position, but am pondering whether to sell or not) here.  

Wednesday's report was updated last night, to include six companies in total, so the link for that is here.

Leon Boros - half marathon

ISA millionaire, and all round decent chap, Leon Boros is running a half marathon on May 20th. Leon is always generous with his time, helping to educate and enrich other people through talks at investor shows, etc. His investment track record, based on a clear focus on high quality companies, is extraordinarily good. Stunning actually. So he's very much a person to follow.

Here's a link to Leon's eBook and articles about his highly successful strategy. If you're looking for a proven strategy to adopt, then I think Leon's approach is second to none.

The fundraising cause is for ShareSoc, which as many of you know, is a not-for-profit organisation which campaigns for private investors on numerous topics. The Directors & other supporters are unpaid, and put in a tremendous amount of work on our behalf.

I feel that we should do more to support ShareSoc, and hence it's a good thing to become a paid member. Also, if you can spare a bob or two to sponsor Leon run for ShareSoc, then I know he would appreciate it very much indeed. Here's Leon's sponsorship page.

Trinity Mirror (LON:TNI)

Share price: 84.7p (down 2% today, at 12:43)
No. shares: 299.3m
Market cap: £253.5m

Trading update

This newspaper group updates us today;

Trinity Mirror plc is issuing a trading update for the 4 month period from 1 January 2018 to 29 April 2018 ('the period'), ahead of its 2018 Annual General Meeting later today.

A reader left a very interesting comment here yesterday, suggesting that newspapers might see a resurgence because people are becoming disillusioned with all the lies on social media. That's a nice idea, although newspapers don't exactly have the best of reputations for accurate reporting! It's more about reflecting the prejudices of the readership, sadly. Although that's less the case…

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