Neil Collins

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Friday, 19 February 2021

Neil Collins' Notebook - Pile it high and sell it expensively

How on earth do a couple of second-generation immigrants from a small terraced house in Blackburn take over the UK’s …

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Friday, 12 February 2021

Neil Collins' Notebook - A Budget with impact

Here’s an unexpected winner from the lockdown – Davos man. In a normal year, the sight of hand-wringing plutocrats telling …

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Saturday, 6 February 2021

Discovering the joy of fishing

Last November, I bought myself a winter rod at Albury, a pretty set of lakes in the Surrey Hills, for …

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Friday, 5 February 2021

Neil Collins' Notebook - Joining the green bandwagon

David Cumming is the immensely experienced, relatively new chief investment officer for equities at Aviva, the perennially disappointing insurance giant. …

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Friday, 29 January 2021

Neil Collins' Notebook - M&S finds a fan (of sorts)

Once upon a time, I wrote that Marks & Spencer could turn into the Woolworths of the 2010s (which shows …

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Friday, 22 January 2021

Neil Collins' Notebook - Index funds eat the world...

While we have been agonising at the power of the social media companies to dictate the terms on which we …

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Friday, 15 January 2021

Neil Collins' Notebook - Putting the boot in

Here’s a good tip for investing: never buy a share that has been publicly listed for less than a year. …

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Friday, 8 January 2021

Neil Collins' Notebook - Best of luck trying a wealth tax

According to The Sunday Times, 44 per cent of its readers are broadly in favour of a wealth tax. Support fell …

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Tuesday, 5 January 2021

Neil Collins' Notebook - Time to buy

Here’s a tip for 2021: UK shares. Compared to other leading stock markets, they are dramatically cheap, even after this …

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