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Portfolio Clinic

Reader Portfolio: Mark Bolton

Cut your losses and spread your risk

Our reader needs to spread his assets more evenly and cut his losers

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Submit your portfolio and have it audited by Chris Dillow, Investors Chronicle economist, and other selected top industry experts.

Recent portfolio reviews

    1. Reader portfolio: Suresh

      Don't trade away long-term gain

      By Chris Dillow and Paul Taylor | 09 February 2017

      Our reader wants to achieve long-term growth but needs to stop making trading mistakes if he want to achieve this

    2. Reader portfolio: Lewis Dawson

      Reassess your risk appetite and get real on returns

      Reassess your risk appetite and get real on returns

      By Chris Dillow, Laith Khalaf & James Norrington | 02 February 2017

      Our reader needs to be more realistic about risk and the kind of annual returns he could make

    3. Reader portfolio: Jane Walker

      Create your own dividends as well as taking natural yield

      By Chris Dillow, David Liddell & Rebecca Taylor | 26 January 2017

      Our reader wants to generate a yield of 3 per cent but should also consider getting an income by selling holdings

    4. Reader portfolio: John Roberts

      Reduce your risk and rotate towards income

      By Chris Dillow, Simon Bonnett, Samantha Owen & Ben Willis | 19 January 2017

      A married couple have a target income of about 4 per cent, so they should skew their portfolio to more defensive income investments

    5. Reader portfolio: John Reynard

      Look beyond equities

      By James Norrington, Tim Stubbs and Petronella West | 12 January 2017

      Our reader wants to supplement his retirement income and save for his children, but needs to look beyond equities to achieve his goals

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