Sorting out good investments from bad investments

By Linda Sanders In Money

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16th July, 2012
When considering any investment you need to think about more than just whether you want income or capital gain, such as what your investment might do for your community, suggests Ben Gray (Letters, June 9). “One of the sales pitches for tax cuts for the rich was that this would encourage productive investment and be of benefit to the economy. Our lives are currently in a bit of a mess because of the lack of ethics [of those] in the financial community, their sole focus of maximising profit for themselves and the lack of concern of the consequences of their actions on the rest of the community,” ...

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