IC Weekender: Portfolio management hat-trick, Simon Thompson, Tesco, podcast & more

Our week ended with three features on the subject of portfolio management. Firstly former fund manager Robert Merrifield revealed his rule for avoiding pitfalls when investing in high yield stocks, another former City fund manager John Rosier updated his Private Investor Diary portfolio and Chris Dillow updated his ‘no thought’ portfolio selections for the second quarter.

Meanwhile highlights from our columnists this week including Simon Thompson’s  latest small cap round up, Mr Bearbull updating on turbulence in his portfolio and Chris Dillow on the threat to UK equities from interest rate rises. Meanwhile Algy Hall’s latest AlphaScreen’s output for our IC Alpha service was an update on his ‘dividend diamonds’ screen.

Tesco’s results this week suggested the grocery giant has finally recovered from its long period in the doldrums. Our Companies & Markets podcast this week focused on Tesco’s turnaround and woes elsewhere on the high street – listen in for free here.

For all the articles published in this week’s magazine, click here.  

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