Create your own FTSE Tracker – Part 2

In a post last week which I called Create your own FTSE tracker, I talked about buying one share in each of the FTSE100 Companies.

I didn’t think this would be cheap, but a quick scan down the share price pages of the Sunday papers told me this might be more expensive exercise that expected…

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Today’s Share Purchases

Four purchases today, all topping up existing holdings.

First came Admiral (ADM). A massive fall in the share price today tempted me to pick up a few more shares at 872.8p
I know it’s risky as the shares could fall further, but I’m always one for a “bargain”.

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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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Questor Income Tips

I listened to a short audio podcast on The Telegraph website earlier today called “Questor Income Tips“.

In the podcast, Garry White talks to Robert Miller about which companies offer the best dividends for hard-pressed investors.

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More share purchases, and cashing in an ISA

Today started off with more purchases of companies I’ve already taken positions in this week, but with the market continuing to fall I’ve taken advantage of picking up “cheaper” shares.

Is this a good idea? I’m reminded of the phrase “catching a falling knife”. Continue reading “More share purchases, and cashing in an ISA”

And the share purchases come thick and fast

Now that I have confirmed than the Premium Trading option has been successfully added to my dealing account with The Share Centre buy making a test purchase of Barclays (BARC), I’m keen to follow up with many more purchases today. Continue reading “And the share purchases come thick and fast”