In a bull market like we have seen this year, it is easy for most investors to think they are quite talented. There haven’t been too many weak areas in the markets. Chances are, whatever your method is it is probably at least delivering very solid absolute returns. I must go back about two years to find a period that provided a slight test of investor’s nerves. It has led me to think of a couple of well known sayings in the market. Continue reading “We are all gurus in a bull market, Obscure exchange listings, The other Future Generation Fund & Simpler times.”
It is funny how in early January we see so many articles in the media from pundits predicting how the various asset classes will perform over the next 12 months. For these couple of weeks in the year, suddenly it is critical that we form an exact 12 months view of various asset classes, with often precise end of year targets.
In my last blog update I shared my concerns about the number of new LICs that have come to the market of late. Not long after this I read another story to add to the supply picture.
I’d like to go into further details about all the individual companies I hold like other blogs when they release their profit numbers but logistically it’s hard for me to find the time. I will endeavour to at least write a few sentences in situations especially where a holding may have surprised either positively or negatively and note if I continue to hold, sell or maybe even accumulate more. Continue reading “Reporting season begins – Nagacorp & Cellnet”
Period 1st half April 2016, written April 14th
The cash equivalents weight has edged down slightly as I got filled in CEF:US as I have discussed, also I topped up a holding of UOS which I shall mention below. Continue reading “Risk on again”