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Taking Q1 profits and running gains

At the start of the year I advised buying shares in the FTSE 350 housebuilders on the basis that valuations and the trading backdrop skewed the risk in favour of a first-quarter sector rally, something it has achieved 31 times since 1980 ('Seeking alpha from the housebuilders', 4 January 2017).

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By Simon Thompson,
04 April 2017

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Simon managed the IC's company coverage for a decade and now highlights investment opportunities. He's also the creator of the market-beating Bargain Portfolio, an influential stock-picker and the author of Trading Secrets: 20 hard and fast rules to beat the market.

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