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14MAY 2019

The three reasons value investors will sell a share

Professional investors can be surprisingly unstructured about why they sell their shareholdings – and yet a disciplined process is every bit as important here as on the buying side of the investment equation

2018

NOVEMBER

30NOV 2018

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Why are people apparently giving up on a basic rule of investing?

For years, spreading your money across different assets has been a founding principle of investing and yet many investors now seem comfortable to cluster in just one area of the market

OCTOBER

31OCT 2018

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This Halloween, investors should remember – fear is always the key

Emotion can play a huge part in investment and investment returns so, this Halloween – and every other day of the year – investors should remember that what they most have to fear is fear itself

11OCT 2018

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The one-word secret of the greatest investor you’ve never heard of

After seven very successful decades managing money, one of Warren Buffett’s heroes concluded that the secret of long-term investing could be summed up in a single word

04OCT 2018

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Why patience is a virtue in table-tennis and investment

In common with one of the most successful players in women’s table tennis, we know that a highly disciplined and patient approach is crucial to achieving success in what we do

JULY

17JUL 2018

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What makes us want to buy into a business?

Of the hundreds of businesses we have analysed over the last 12 months, only a dozen or so have ended up making it into our portfolios. Here we explain how we decided one stock had made the grade

JUNE

21JUN 2018

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Is ‘off-peaking’ a millennial take on value investing?

As the UK’s millennials strive to make their money go further, a new trend is beginning to emerge that bears more than a passing resemblance to the basics of value investing

MAY

15MAY 2018

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The value investing guide to keeping calm and carrying on

When markets turn against them, value investors can fall back on a set of disciplines that should assist a calmer discussion of the situation and a cooler analysis of what to do – and not to do – next