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Certain players in the UK commercial property sector looks like they might be on sale. Are they cheap for a reason?

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Our demo high yield portfolio is five-years old but not (quite) forgotten. Here’s where it stands after 60 and a bit months in the wild…

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Why take one share into your portfolio, when you can mess about with two? Or three? Or ten? Well, there are a few flimsy reasons.

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Equity income investment trusts are trading at a discount again. Is this the moment you’ve been waiting for?

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Could some of the 120,000 people who own Lloyds’ notes tender their ECNs and roll the money into bank preference shares?

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Some people collect exotic orchids and strange tropical fish. Here’s a couple of rare bonds I’ve secured for my portfolio.

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Fancy getting into bed with a mogul? I don’t mean a romp with Richard Branson, but rather by buying into a ready made empire on the cheap.

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Here are seven shares that the market is letting you buy for less than what they’re worth. Remember though that’s there’s no guarantee that gap will ever close, or even worsen.

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The Monevator demo HYP is already a year old. Doesn’t time fly when you’re losing money?

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As our demonstration HYP approaches its first birthday, it’s time to think about how to track how well it’s doing (or not, as the case may disappointingly be!)

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Here’s a way for UK investors to get exposure to value-based smaller companies. The Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust currently looks good value, to boot.

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Six small cap property companies

I think all these companies have some attractive qualities and good potential, but obviously also risks.

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Commercial property is an attractive asset class to own, and I think now looks a good time to buy – not as cheap as in 2009, but unless you expect a European blow-up not as risky, either.

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I’ve a hunch that listed house builders will do a lot better than an investment in housing in the next few years. Here’s why.

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Back into bank preference shares?

Bank preference shares have fallen with bank shares on summer’s worries – to the extent that they’re tempting me back for a second look again.

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Good shares to buy now

Here’s some shares I’ve been looking at in the aftermath (so far!) of the stock market crash.

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