Author: Graham Neary

Stock market investor with a decade of experience as an analyst and fund manager. I've worked on the sell-side, at independent research houses, and on the buy-side as a portfolio manager for an insurance company. For the last few years, I've been building my private investment portfolio and my online assets. CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst).

I like to be in America – Top 20 US shares for UK/Euro investors (Part 2)
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I like to be in America – Top 20 US shares for UK/Euro investors (Part 2)

Graham Neary- February 16, 2019

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Plus500 comes clean with the dirty truth #PLUS
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Plus500 comes clean with the dirty truth #PLUS

Graham Neary- February 15, 2019

I've come under fire for describing Plus500 as a "bucket shop". It was said that I was being harsh on a top CFD broker. And ... Read More

Argo Blockchain abandons strategy six months after IPO #ARB
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Argo Blockchain abandons strategy six months after IPO #ARB

Graham Neary- February 15, 2019

Crpyto-currencies have always struck me as a dangerous and possibly worthless category of investment. Listed crypto-currency companies, on the other hand, are an even more explosive ... Read More

Ashmore – Founder selling down stake rattles the shares #ASHM
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Ashmore – Founder selling down stake rattles the shares #ASHM

Graham Neary- February 14, 2019

I covered Ashmore last month with the share price at 372p. It subsequently climbed as high as 420p before today's update knocked investor confidence back again ... Read More

Thalassa (THAL) makes an offer it hopes Local Shopping REIT can’t refuse
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Thalassa (THAL) makes an offer it hopes Local Shopping REIT can’t refuse

Graham Neary- February 6, 2019

Those of you who have followed my coverage of Thalassa (THAL) will know that I treat the intentions of its Chairman with a great deal ... Read More

I like to be in America – Top 20 US shares for UK/Euro investors (Part 1)
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I like to be in America – Top 20 US shares for UK/Euro investors (Part 1)

Graham Neary- January 21, 2019

The USA accounts for something like a third of total stock market capitalisation - worth more than all of the major European markets put together. ... Read More

Ashmore (ASHM) – Gathering assets and growing profits
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Ashmore (ASHM) – Gathering assets and growing profits

Graham Neary- January 15, 2019

Getting tired of all this political malarkey? The uncertainties betwen the UK and EU at the moment are a useful reminder that political risk is ... Read More

What Peter Thiel and Richard Branson have in common
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What Peter Thiel and Richard Branson have in common

Graham Neary- January 14, 2019

While on holidays in Greece over the past week, I managed to finish reading Zero to One by Peter Thiel. It's an easy read - less ... Read More

Are any good companies buying back their own shares?
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Are any good companies buying back their own shares?

Graham Neary- January 11, 2019

Buybacks are a great source of controversy in the investment community - some, like me take a generally positive view, while others tend to be ... Read More

Thalassa (THAL) – Chairman takes on two sets of shareholders
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Thalassa (THAL) – Chairman takes on two sets of shareholders

Graham Neary- January 10, 2019

To be in a state of hostility versus one set of shareholders might be regarded as a misfortune. But to be in a state of ... Read More

My New Year’s Resolution (with the help of a business visionary)
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My New Year’s Resolution (with the help of a business visionary)

Graham Neary- January 8, 2019

My New Year's Resolution is to move up the quality spectrum with my investment portfolio. But what does this really mean? I'm going to answer ... Read More

GoCompare.com (GOCO) – Some fascinating share price comparisons
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GoCompare.com (GOCO) – Some fascinating share price comparisons

Graham Neary- December 21, 2018

As the stock market has shuddered in recent weeks and months, I've been eager to find companies on my watchlist whose share prices have been ... Read More

Integrafin (IHP) – New FTSE-250 financial shows signs of promise
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Integrafin (IHP) – New FTSE-250 financial shows signs of promise

Graham Neary- December 17, 2018

The name of this company will be enough to send many investors to sleep. Indeed, it sounds more like a sleeping tablet than a promising ... Read More

How to get free stock market data in Excel: an illustrated guide
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How to get free stock market data in Excel: an illustrated guide

Graham Neary- December 13, 2018

Until now, getting stock market quotes in Excel has required some combination of technical expertise and specialist financial software. Not any more! I was both ... Read More

Wildly speculative crypto forecasts leave me cold
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Wildly speculative crypto forecasts leave me cold

Graham Neary- December 6, 2018

I admire entrepreneurs and technological pioneers. And I always try to keep an open mind when a new venture is launched - even if it's ... Read More

The Enduring Wisdom of Lindsell Train
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The Enduring Wisdom of Lindsell Train

Graham Neary- December 4, 2018

An RNS passed by without much comment last week. It contained some gems of wisdom which I believe are worth repeating. The RNS in question ... Read More

Britvic (BVIC) – Squeezing out good results
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Britvic (BVIC) – Squeezing out good results

Graham Neary- November 30, 2018

Shares in the drinks company Britvic (BVIC) have broken out to a new high following the publication of full-year results (latest share price 857.5p, market ... Read More

Tales from the Balance Sheet (ShareSoc Masterclass)
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Tales from the Balance Sheet (ShareSoc Masterclass)

Graham Neary- November 29, 2018

These are the draft slides for the talk I delivered as part of the ShareSoc Masterclass in London this week. It was a privilege to ... Read More

Rightmove (RMV) – The “Google” of UK property portals
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Rightmove (RMV) – The “Google” of UK property portals

Graham Neary- November 27, 2018

Rightmove (RMV), the well-known property portal, is a recent addition to my portfolio (latest share price 433p, market cap £3.88 billion). This is a stock ... Read More

Options strategies to consider after the latest hedge fund disaster
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Options strategies to consider after the latest hedge fund disaster

Graham Neary- November 20, 2018

One of the more remarkable stories to emerge from the US in recent days has been the collapse of optionsellers.com, as it fell victim to ... Read More

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