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Mr Bearbull

Beta minus, alpha plus Not a market-beating year for Bearbull's income portfolio, but positives to take and lessons to learn ...

17 January 2017

Mr Bearbull

About Mr Bearbull

Sound ideas on running portfolios from an experienced commentator

Recent articles

  1. Bleak for 'blowout'

    Bleak for 'blowout'

    12 January 2017

    Oil shares have surged on an idea that seems to have more to do with wishful thinking than with facts

  2. Take the positives

    Take the positives

    28 December 2016

    The Bearbull income portfolio illustrates the wonders of sensible investing and being patient

  3. Best is not the worst

    Best is not the worst

    14 December 2016

    You thought 2016 was crazy? It might get crazier. So here are four ways to minimise the damage

  4. All a bit dippy

    All a bit dippy

    30 November 2016

    A successful - though fallible - stock market lore will fail at some point, but who knows when that time will arrive?

    'As it turned out, Rogers' advice was rubbish. Early 2009 was a great time to buy the most savage dip in share prices since 1974'

  5. Unsafe as houses

    Unsafe as houses

    22 November 2016

    Holding shares in housebuilders doubles up on a rising threat - as a detailed report on UK housing shows

    'The average UK private investor has more than enough wealth exposed to the UK's distorted housing market without raising it through equity investments'

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