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Mon Apr 14

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MySockBrokeHer posted to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 10:24

Bio Tech

Come on then. Who has watched from the sidelines and is now checking quotes on IBT and BIOG on the markets?

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MySockBrokeHer replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 10:23

Re: Alliance Trust most popular funds & ITs

I find them quite interesting and i do see value in what other people spend their hard earned money on. I imagine IT investors to be quite shrewd and not necessarily the stereotypical investing herd followers so it is interesting imo.

Mon Apr 7

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MySockBrokeHer replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 17:07

Re: High yield low growth ideas

Thanks for some interesting ideas.

Thu Apr 3

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MySockBrokeHer posted to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 01:23

High yield low growth ideas

I have iht issues which I must address. I'm looking for some investments which will limit my capital growth and in turn produce a high level of income. Any ideas? I know bonds are an idea but looking for other ideas too

Sun Mar 23

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MySockBrokeHer replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 00:27

Re: Investment Trust better than Index Tracker?

Global growth £100k invested May 2002 worth on average across sector £174,410 in MAy 2012
Global growth benchmark from MAy 2002 worth £140,200 In May 2012
Trackers in GLobal growth over 10 years £137,350 to may 2012 source [more]

Wed Mar 19

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MySockBrokeHer replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 00:37

Re: The Budget.

Great by not voting conservative you can watch your IT,s get undermind by poor economic performance and a probable tax raid on your isa . Have fun with the tax bills

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MySockBrokeHer replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 23:34

Re: Alliance Trust Annual Report

I'll enjoy comparing performance of my basket of trusts vs your basket of guaranteed underperformance etfs over and time period of between 3 30 years from now. Hopefully see you back in

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MySockBrokeHer replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 16:28

Re: Alliance Trust Annual Report

I think it is highly debateable. For a start you have the fact that many funds/ITs invest outside the index, so comparison against any particular index an ETF is tracking may well be inappropriate anyway. In addition, we have had 10 years of [more]

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MySockBrokeHer replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 15:03

Re: Alliance Trust Annual Report

) that active funds struggle (and usually fail) to beat passive trackers suggests that this "forced selling" is less damaging to returns than the frenetic flurry of buying and selling indulged in by active managers.

Active [more]

Tue Mar 18

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MySockBrokeHer replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 15:10

Re: Alliance Trust Annual Report

Seems like if performance is to go by theres more risk in ETF Trackers... I think you mean volatility and/or uncertainty. Risk plays no part...I suggest someone who has experience managing money and can actually decide when to buy or sell stocks is [more]

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MySockBrokeHer replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 10:51

Re: Alliance Trust Annual Report

They come with a complete guarantee that they don't guarantee underperformance like etfs. Only eft I hold is vanguards s and p 500 as it does seem hard for actives to consistently beat that market but any other market I'd be a lot poorer if I'd [more]

Mon Mar 17

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MySockBrokeHer replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 23:54

Re: My portfolio comments welcome, please

I would ditch all ur funds are replace with investment trusts which are discounted or a nav as they outperform oeics under nearly any category over any short med or long term table. Sure a good ut outperforms a bad It but you can only play the [more]

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MySockBrokeHer replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 23:39

Re: Alliance Trust Annual Report

Alliance has far more potential to outperform than a tracker for many reasons.

Potential for the Discount narrowing
Good stock selection
Flexible asset allocation
It has other businesses which can and are beginning to contribute [more]

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