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VCT investor seminar

NVM VCT Seminar, November 2014

A Venture Capital Trust (VCT) is probably the best tax-efficient investment after pensions and your house. I was a big fan until Gordon Brown’s pension reforms around 10 years ago meant...

Weekly roundup for UK DIY investor

Weekly Roundup, 2nd December 2014

Closet trackers part 2 Today’s weekly roundup begins as do so many with Merryn’s column in the FT, where she followed up on last week’s piece about active funds, and...

World Money Show

World Money Show London, November 2014

A couple of weeks ago I made it over to the Queen Elizabeth II conference centre opposite Parliament, for the annual World Money Show London. It’s a two-day event which...

Weekly roundup for UK DIY investor

Weekly Roundup, 24th November 2014

Active funds – costs and closet tracking Today’s weekly roundup begins with Merryn’s column, which looked at a report from Cass Business School on some of the problems with active funds. The first...

Weekly roundup for UK DIY investor

Weekly Roundup,
18th November 2014

This week, there was a lot of attention in the papers and online about the consequences of the falling oil price. I will return to this in a later post....

Newspapers

UK Private Investor Weekly, 3rd Nov 2014

Weekly roundup for the long-term UK Private investor: active fund fees, paid advice, banks, traded life policies, German property, alternative assets.

Stockopedia 3

Stockopedia at the London Investor Show 2014

The first presentation in the main auditorium at the London Investor Show was by Edward Page-Croft from Stockopedia, a company which sells subscriptions to a stock-screening and ranking service. Most...

London Investor Show

A nice day out – London Investor Show 2014

In the age of gigabit internet and the ubiquitous webinar, you could be forgiven for wondering who still turns up for the traditional exhibition-hall conference. Well, last week I did...