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Holly Black 28 August, 2020 | 10:37AM

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This week we heard from an investor whose share portfolio has made him more money than he’s earned from his job over the past four years. If this guy is as talented as he seems at picking shares, maybe he should consider a change in career.

Seriously though, this is admirable stuff and really the ideal start for any investor. Because while Damian has had a few slip-ups along the way, he’s achieved performance that most fund managers can only dream of. I hope his run of success means that should he ever go through a bad patch, he has the confidence to stick it out and keep going.

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Holly Black  is Senior Editor, Morningstar.co.uk

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