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I would be interested to know how many investors are currently in cash. I am 90% in cash with 10% in gold. Like many here I had a good return holding mainly equities over the first 6 months of 2019, achieving just short of 8%, which was greater than my target for the year. But at the end of July I got spooked and sold…

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I would like to thank all those that have shared their thoughts over the past few days. It convinced me that I had been rather hasty on selling up and going into cash. But I did significantly reduce my risk, as the vast majority of my holdings were in UK stocks. My SIPP is now 10% in gold 25% in a Vanguard Life-strategy 60% equity…

I think the other fairly important factor that I did not originally state, is that I am in my early sixties and now retired. I was much more prepared to take risks 20 or even 10 years ago. My plan had always been for me to retire at an age where we could enjoy travelling whilst in good health. And we managed to retire at…

I have been invested in TERN for the last 18 months, and it’s in my SIPP pot I have called “Whisky”.  I have read so many books on investment that I forget who coined this phrase, but it has been used to describe that portion of your Portfolio that provides significant growth, but also the associated risk with a high growth stock.  TERN does not…

Hi MeganXmas, I suspect that things will be somewhat clearer very soon and that we will see a re-rate when the VC funding is announced. At the moment apart from some gold, TERN is my only holding in shares, as I think the market is currently set for a significant correction.

I too have been concerned about the effects of Brexit on my SIPP. I also think it's very hard to predict the way in which the market will react if we do actually leave the EU on the 31st of October. For that reason, I have this week sold all my stocks and am currently in cash, apart from one AIM share that I have…

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