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Thu Jul 30

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OxonianCambion replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 14:21

Re: trusts with negative market correlation

BACT: I don't really understand what the trust is supposed to be doing. It seems to be investing across various other trusts so presumably an extra layer of fees. It's currently also on a premium and plotting it against the market shows quite [more]

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OxonianCambion replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 11:43

Re: trusts with negative market correlation

Having said the above, If I myself wanted a low volatility, low correlation bucket I would probably make one consisting of:

BACT (I should have mentioned this above, tbh - it's probably a perfect fit)
PNL
RICA
CGT

I [more]

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OxonianCambion replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 11:38

Re: trusts with negative market correlation

I think BABS (BluCrest All Blue) is probably better if you want to line the hedgies' pockets.

I suppose Juridica (JIL) and Burford Capital (BUR) vary depending on them winning their cases rather than market sentiment.

Then there are [more]

Mon Jul 20

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OxonianCambion replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 20:30

Re: Issue of Equity

Don't forget ITs typically don't suffer from platform fees. Plus, in a crisis, while they may fall to a discount, at least you can sell them and aren't locked in like some OEICs that hold stuff unsuitable for the format (e.g. [more]

Thu Jun 25

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OxonianCambion replied to the Brokers and Share Dealing board. 19:18

Re: TD Direct Regular Investing

I've made this list by seeing if the investment search autocompletes. I have never asked them to add an ETF. Perhaps you can phone them and get them to add a security to your regular investments, even if it doesn't then get added for everyone? I've [more]

Sun Jun 21

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OxonianCambion replied to the Investment Strategies board. 15:48

Re: Momentum strategy via ETFs

something like 5% XIV and accept the non UK reporting registered status (capital gains taxed as income)

Wouldn't a neat way of avoiding income tax be to have a spread bet on SVXY (a XIV equivalent), perhaps with a much smaller [more]

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OxonianCambion replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 23:20

Re: Scottish Oriental Smaller / Aberdeen Asian Small

I'm a fan of the trust and have recently bought. Investing is a long-term game - hang on.

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Sun May 3

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OxonianCambion replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 14:43

Re: LMS - Time to BUY again...

I would add that even though a person might occasionally make the odd grumpy comment, that doesn't mean their other contributions are not sound!

I don't post that much as I don't often have anything interesting to say, but I do appreciate [more]

Sat May 2

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OxonianCambion recommended SKYSHIP's post on the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 09:30

LMS - Time to BUY again...
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OxonianCambion replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 09:30

Re: LMS - Time to BUY again...

Seriously guys, what's with the patronising deliberate ignorance? It only takes 5 seconds to paste a ticker into Morningstar.

Skyship is doing good work adding interesting and original ideas and I enjoy reading his posts.

OC

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