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How to Value Shares and Outperform the Market by Glenn Martin

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17. High-risk, Stellar Return Strategy

This strategy is only suitable for medium to long-term investment (five years up) because of the potentially large short-term fluctuations in market value. Over the 27 years from January 1984 to December 2010, this high-risk strategy has delivered a stellar real return of 14.5% p.a. (actual 18.7% p.a.). This is a greater compound real return than that achieved by any commercially managed equity fund over the last decade.

If you had invested £1000 in January 1984 it would have grown to £101,737 by the end of 2010.

The strategy uses covered warrants to invest in the FTSE100.

Covered warrants

The basics

FTSE100 covered warrants are high-risk investments. Without active management and appropriate risk ...

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