80-20 Articles

11 min Read 10 Dec 2015
As 80-20 Investors know I'm regularly asked by the national press for my views on investing. This week a national newspaper asked me for my view on the worrying trend of FTSE 100 companies cutting their dividends. While 80-20 Investor primarily focuses on growth I appreciate that a number of members...

7 min Read 26 Nov 2015
What a difference a day makes Within my recent monthly newsletter commentaries I mentioned that October is historically the worst month for stock market returns. In fact there have been numerous studies that examined how the stock market typically performs each month. Or in other words they examined the seasonality of stock...

15 min Read 29 Oct 2015
Let's start with a simple question. Which of the following investors is having the most success? Investor A who invested £50,000 2 years ago and is up £4,218. Investor B who invested £50,000 5 years ago but is down £415 Based on the information above most people say Investor A has...

6 min Read 22 Oct 2015
In the article 80-20 Investor review – Outperforming 98% of fund managers I highlighted the importance of being able to benchmark your portfolio in order to judge its performance. Since then I have been working on a piece explaining how to benchmark your portfolio. You will see the fruits of that work...

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