Shares Portfolio Performance – April 2018

April 2018 was a great month for my portfolio – short of any collapses the portfolio value increased by almost 9% in one month prior to any additions. This should be held in context though, as the previous months had losses, much of which owed to the wipeout of my Carillion shareholding – a really terrible mistake that lessons will be learned from (I hope). 

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My Simple Share Trading System – Following Director Purchases

One example of a hands-off system when share trading is to simply follow the signs. And you surely cannot get any better signs than directors, for they possess insider knowledge that we mere mortals cannot. And while they may be barred from disseminating this knowledge, part of it may be quite clear in their purchase intentions of stock of their own company.

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