Taking Aim

The same old culprits crop up with dismal predictability, I complained last week as I contemplated the search for new holdings in the Bearbull income portfolio. So this week’s effort brings a conscious attempt to ostracise those old bores from the FTSE All-Share index who never know when they’re not wanted. Sorry, Mr Shell, Mr Trinity Mirror and Mr Vodafone – plus a good few others – I’m having nothing to do with you in this bright and hopeful new year. Go and take your tired performance and your phoney promises to improve and lie like a damp blanket on someone else’s portfolio.

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