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Occupation: Private Investor

Interests: Emerging Markets, Funds, Private Equity, Stocks

Twitter: @richard_goodwin

About Me:

Long time private investor. Continually aiming to get better at it!


Investment Strategy
I trade... a few times per year
I tend to buy... after much research
I hold for... years
Diversification is ... essential to reduce risk
Sensible but not necessarily consistent.


Richard Goodwin's Latest Blogs

I am keen to move stockbrokers for my ISA and dealing account which is currently with Selftrade (now Equiniti) who have a poor and terribly slow website which doesn't enable trades to be set out of hours and doesn't work with the Chrome browser. I am keen not to go with a small company, nor a bank, nor pay too much! I was considering IG.…

For simplicity I benchmark my portfolios against the FTSE 100. Ideally I would prefer to use an equity only total returns index but have never found a source. I only need access once a month when I update my portfolio spreadsheets to a single value for the index, so it isn't worth paying for. I don't think that the WMA indexes will help as they…

Velocys is a licensor/expert on Gas To Liquids (GTL) technology. It applies this at a small scale to gas to create high value oil related products. It is a university spin out supplemented by some acquisitions and I admire the way they have gone about building alliances, obtaining funding and generally making themselves a very credible proposition in their market (they claim to have a…

I have noticed that amongst the small medtech firms quoted on AIM, a few such as Electrical Geodesics and Lifeline Scentific are US based. I am interested in medtech but slightly wary of overseas companies listed in the UK. Why would US medtech firms chose to list here? If I was comfortable with the answer then I might even invest! Richard



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Within the welfare to work sector Staffline (LON:STAF) has a reputation as a spreadsheet driven organisation. It is an industry which wants to do good and they are losing good staff as a result.

If frs15 takes the revenue down then presumably the order book rises commensurately? If this is the case then the increase in Cambridge Cognition Holdings (LON:COG) order book is very unimpressive. Is my logic correct?

That's an interesting strategy @psin. Out of curiosity and if it isn't too impertinent, what are the 3 shares you hold?

Plans for growth are in part within National Milk Records (OFEX:NMRP) jv in Ireland. Ireland apparently has a similar number of cows to the UK.


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