Black Monday Sells…

Excuse my post title – its not really black monday I don’t think… but the title hints at the fact that I got hit today by a profit warning on one of my holdings today.

That was ARC Arcontech Group PLC – they were already on shaky ground for me with my decision to hold on to them back in September at the time of their final results coming back to haunt me!… Read the rest...

Black Friday Sales!

Well Friday was a choppy day on the markets alright! Fears from the new Covid variant seeming to spook the market. My YTD figure promptly dropped back to around 23% from 30% at the start of the week so quite a hit.… Read the rest...

Portfolio update Q2 & July 2021

Can you believe Covid19 is still around! Early on we all thought it would be gone by now! The vaccine program roll out has been a success in general and is starting to have a positive effect on the number of cases and more importantly the number of deaths!… Read the rest...

Quarter 1 of 2021

Can you believe it is Easter of 2021 already!

Covid19 is still around unfortunately but hopefully the vaccine program is starting to have a positive effect on the number of cases and more importantly the number of deaths!

It has been a relatively quiet quarter for me so hence the prompt summary as there is not much to summarise!… Read the rest...

Investor John’s May

Welcome again…This is my Diary entry for May – its been a quiet month for me in terms of investing as the prices ZOOM upwards again and the amount of bargains disappear! I am still very busy with work and a bit of home schooling work so haven’t spent as much time as some other months looking at investments… Sometimes being busy is a useful distraction to keep me from over trading etc!… Read the rest...