Think like a winner

If you take the time to investigate takeover targets, your rewards could be great

13th January, 2019

Most private investors – as opposed to traders – buy shares to tuck away for the long term in anticipation of sustained growth and rising dividend yields. This is notwithstanding the fact that it will often be tax inefficient to target dividends rather than capital appreciation.

But long-term investment is not the universal approach to equity market involvement, and that’s just as well. Markets need liquidity, and without speculative trading, especially in small markets like...

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