Category: Interest Rates

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Money Talks With Simon Angelo: CBDCs, Gold, and Flying Cars?!

We talk to Reality Check Radio about the development of Central Bank Digital Currencies. Is this an emerging threat to your freedom?

35%+ Discount: Kiwi Property on the NZX

There’s no hiding it: rising rates have hammered NZ property assets. But is this creating a rare discount? Should investors explore this further?

Portfolio Update: May 2024 — Bobbing Up

The interest-rate outlook for the Eurozone is starting to move the markets. For forward-looking investors, this final stretch could be a great time to capture value.

Optionality: How to Beat the Cost-of-Living Crisis

There’s no hiding it. Everyone has been feeling the tight squeeze of inflation. But here’s the good news: there’s an obvious way to futureproof ourselves.

Simon Angelo: Big Bank Profits

Are the banks greedy and heartless? Or do they have a valuable role to play in our society? We take an inside look at how this industry actually works.

Attention Warren Buffett: Is Italy the Next Japan?

Italy has been ignored and unloved by investors for a long time. But could this resilient nation finally be ready for an incredible turnaround?

Portfolio Update: April 2024 — Opportunity Dip

After five straight months of positivity, we saw a sharp drawdown in April. Was this a chance for cunning investors to lock in some bargain buys?

Simon Angelo: Beating This Recession

It’s easy enough to feel sour over this downturn. But how can Kiwi investors look beyond the economic fear and emerge victorious on the other side?

Portfolio Update: March 2024 — A Tale of Two Halves

Investors who had the courage to deploy in the first half of March were clearly rewarded in the second half. Here’s our analysis on why the financial tide is turning.

Money Talks With Simon Angelo: New Zealand in Recession

We talk to Reality Check Radio about our Kiwi economic downturn. Is it possible to find light at the end of this dark tunnel?

Portfolio Update: February 2024 — The Last Mile

When waging war against inflation, the final push to victory can often be the hardest. Here’s why it’s allowing us to capture strong value for the future.

Money Talks With Simon Angelo: Kiwi Property and Financial Freedom

We talk to Reality Check Radio about the future of the Kiwi housing market. In this wide-ranging interview, we uncover the financial facts that matters the most to you.

Money Talks With Simon Angelo: Putin and the American Dollar

We talk to Reality Check Radio about the future of the American dollar. In this wide-ranging interview, we dig deep, separating myth from fact.

Are You Allergic to Losing Money?

There’s an ebb and flow to the market cycle. But are you misreading the signs? Here’s why being contrarian might be healthier in the long run.

Portfolio Update: January 2024 — A New Cycle Begins

We’re now entering the second year of a bull market. Is a quantum shift in wealth about to happen? Here are six strategic events that we’re watching closely.