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The Zulu Principle: Making extraordinary profits from ordinary shares by Jim Slater

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2. Small Dynamic Growth Shares

In 1959, I was Commercial Director of AEC Limited, travelling extensively overseas. On a visit to Spain I contracted a viral illness, the after-effects of which lasted for several years. I began to worry that I might not be able to carry on with such a strenuous job for any length of time. I decided that there was only one answer – I had to build some capital and an alternative source of income.

It was no accident that I chose Stock Exchange investment. Shares could be a profitable hobby easily managed while I still retained my job. The only problem was how to become relatively expert in the chosen specialist subject.

At the time there were two weekly investment magazines, The Stock Exchange Gazette and the ...

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