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Repeating “the principles of investment success”

Following two successful outings I am repeating the third instalment of my two-hour seminar on the basic secrets of investment success at 9.30 am on Thursday September 25th 2014, at the highly convenient Conde Nast Fashion Institute in Soho in central London. More details can be found by following link. The seminar is organised by the How to Academy, the latest brainchild of tireless entrepreneur John Gordon, and is slated to last for two hours. The seminar falls into two parts: in the first hour I outline what I call the ten key principles needed to become a successful investor, drawing both on 30 years of  personal experience in the financial markets and my research into the methods of the greatest investors, from Warren Buffett downwards. In the second hour I take questions from the audience on any topic, including the current market outlook,  and attempt to show how anyone can now use the Internet to find almost all the information they need to make judgments about shares, bonds, funds, investment trusts, gold and anything else that catches their imagination. The seminar assumes little prior knowledge. I believe strongly that understanding a few simple principles – rather than trying to fathom detailed product information from scratch – is what most investors need to make the most effective  use of their money.


Written by Jonathan Davis

April 7, 2014 at 4:29 PM

Two events in October

Two events in my diary which you may be interested in. (1) Face to Face with John Kay: Martin Vander Weyer, Business Editor of The Spectator, and I are hosting an hour-long session of Q and A /debate with the prominent economist, author and FT columnist John Kay in London on October 22nd, starting at 8.45 am. Topics to be covered include banking reform, monetary policy/QE, the future of the Eurozone and investment strategy in an uncertain environment. More details here and ticket information from the Capital Briefings website. (2) The Ten Commandments of Investment Success: I am teaching a two hour seminar on the principles of successful investment on October 24th at 9am, also in central London, organised by the How To Academy. You can find out more by clicking on this link from the Academy website. This is something that I have been working on for a little while and hope to repeat at other venues in future.