In today's post I take a look at how as an individual investor you can improve your results going forward by learning from the good and bad investment decisions I've made in my own stock portfolio in 2017. The best single investment I've made this year purely on a percentage return basis is IG Group. It is often said that a value investor only needs one or two good ideas … [Read more...] about Under The Microscope: A Year in Review of the Shares and Stock Markets Portfolio
Together with the weekly share tip I mentioned the use of CFD's (and spread betting) in yesterday's free edition of The Value Investor Report as a means by which private investors could short a main market index when the correction does finally arrive. Here's what I said: To be on the safe side I've started to look at ways of shorting the market and have decided on either a … [Read more...] about What Are CFD’s?