Where should you invest £10,000?

If you’re lucky enough to have £10,000 to invest then you may well be wondering where to invest your money.

For many investors, investing for income and reinvesting this income means they benefit from the compound effect of the reinvested income earning its own income in years to come.

In an article in The Sunday Times, Maike Currie from Fidelity suggests splitting your £10,000 investment as follows. Continue reading “Where should you invest £10,000?”

Anyway, that’s enough about property investing, back to the plot.

Earlier I posted about a visit I’d made today to see a property for sale in Avebury, Wiltshire. Well after that brief departure from the task in hand, back to being an Amateur Investor.

Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook (TCG) shares have had a torrid day. I just hope none of you are big holders of their shares at the moment.

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Bond Funds

The current issue of Investors Chronicle magazine (7 October 2011 to 13 October 2011) has a article called “Backing the right bond fund” in the Funds section. Following this article is an analysis of the following four bond funds:

  • Fidelity Strategic Bond Fund (GB00B05NC964)
  • M&G Optimal Income A Inc (GB00B1H05049)
  • Standard Life AAA Income R Inc (GB0006573108)
  • Kames High Yield A Inc (SEOPAI)

A quick bit of dividend reinvestment

More incoming dividends have been reinvested by the Amateur Investor today.

First on the list was Vodafone (VOD), at 165.33p, to add the the existing Vodafone holding in the Amateur Investor High Yield Portfolio.

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