Terry Smith explores what can be learnt from the changes in the constituents of the stock market over the past 100 years.
Terry Smith discusses the reasons why Fundsmith avoided investing in IBM in 2010 and the problems with share buybacks.
If you are wondering how to put together a portfolio of equity investments, you could do worse than visit the website for Fundsmith and download lots of relevant documents. These will give you an insight in a particular type of equity investing that I will caricature as ‘Buffett Mk 2.0’.
Terry Smith points out why most investors are their own worst enemy and the dangers of groupthink.
Terry Smith assesses whether shale is the 'miracle' it has been described as, or something that investors are far from certain to make money from.
Terry Smith uses the example of Microsoft to discuss why it is important to stick to the facts when it comes to investing.
Terry Smith explains how trading as little as possible has helped Fundsmith Equity rocket to a 60%-plus gain in its first three years.
Terry Smith applies Peter "Yogi" Berra's famous witticism of “It’s déjà vu all over again” to the investment industry, pointing out how many dubious investment products have been sold before.
Terry Smith shows why investors should be willing to pay more for quality businesses due to the power of compound interest. Understanding its effects is essential to success in investment, yet it remains a mystery for many people.
The outspoken chief executive has delivered table-topping returns with only a little tinkering on his £1.5bn Fundsmith fund.
Investors in Fundsmith Equity, managed by the forthright Terry Smith, have plenty of reasons to be cheerful. On 1 November 2013, its third anniversary, the global equities fund had powered to a total return of 61.2 per cent, placing it fourth among 244 funds in the Global growth sector, and beating the MSCI World index by nearly 20 percentage points.
Terry Smith reveals the words that management team's use to befuddle and explains why a company's management being straight talkers can be a positive indication for investors.
S&P Capital IQ Fund Research announced today that it has maintained its Gold grading of the Fundsmith Equity Fund.
What has become clear following RDR is that a large number of different parties receive payments from investment funds. The traditional charging structure on funds was ‘bundled’ so a single annual management charge (AMC) was deducted by the fund company to pay the cost of managing the investments, platform services and the annual commission payment to a financial adviser.
Terry Smith, who launched and manages the Fundsmith Equity Fund, has been awarded a AA Rating by Citywire.
Terry Smith argues that many investors are sacrificing all of their income and more to investing charges and suggests a ways of reducing or avoiding these costs.
Terry Smith says that investors should beware of ‘diworsification’ and explores the negatives to owning too many stocks in a portfolio.
Terry Smith points out that people who invest just to avoid tax often fail to look as closely as they should at fee structures and would be better off putting money into something they really want to own.
Terry Smith explains what he means by investing in 'good companies' and argues that Warren Buffett was right when he said that return on capital employed is the best way of assessing the performance of a company.