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26APR 2019

One big question you should answer before investing in an ISA

A new tax year means a clean slate for the UK’s millions of ISA investors and yet arguably the great majority are continuing to fail to make the most of the opportunity

2018

NOVEMBER

12NOV 2018

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Company visits: why investors don't need to meet

There are two significant arguments why investors should not meet with company executives simply as a matter of course – not only will you not hear anything new, you cannot be 100% sure of everything you see

OCTOBER

18OCT 2018

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Banksy’s shredded evidence differentiating investment from speculation

The words ‘investment’ and ‘speculation’ are often used interchangeably but they do have subtly different meanings – as this visit to the world of contemporary art should illustrate

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

APRIL

03APR 2018

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Before investing in an ISA ask yourself this question

The headline figures suggest ISAs have been a hugely popular innovation for consumers looking to save for the future – but are people really making the most of them? Here on The Value Perspective, we fear not

MARCH

27MAR 2018

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‘Save, save, save’ or ‘Invest, invest, invest’ this ISA season?

Given the damage inflation can wreak on their financial health, you might think people would do all they can to fight against it and yet the ISA statistics from recent years would suggest otherwise

15MAR 2018

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Value investing skills #4: Organisational edge

There are arguably four broad categories where it is possible for investors to enjoy some sort of advantage over their peers. Here we consider the organisational ‘edge’ and how value investors can benefit from one

FEBRUARY

15FEB 2018

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Value investing skills #2: Analytical edge

There are arguably four broad categories where it is possible for investors to enjoy some sort of advantage over their peers. Here we consider the analytical ‘edge’ and how value investors can benefit from one