My colleague has been trying to persuade his parents to invest in the markets. With rates now in the low three-percents, they’re finally considering shares.
The last budget focused on mental health. And as I analysed it, I wondered when I too would end up going crazy. Want to improve mental health? Financial wellbeing shouldn’t be ignored.
The strategy I apply to the portfolios I manage starts from the top and works down. The country and its case. The industry and its outlook. The profitability of businesses in that sector.
Tyndaris does something that’s fairly unique. They don’t do any trading themselves. Instead, they put their faith in an AI-powered supercomputing platform called K1.
While the market indexes were scathed in 2008–9, certain companies bucked the trend. Investors bought them at good value. They had nothing to fear from an ‘impending correction.’
Named after the former host of Let’s Make a Deal, this baffling puzzle has confounded people for nearly 45 years.
In investment, there is a tendency to think that the future is linear, that things won’t change. But, as the saying goes, the only thing constant in life is change. And change is coming.
The number and reliability of customers remains an important test when it comes to investing in listed companies.
You hear the call to adventure. You know what awaits you out there is scary. But you swallow your fear. You venture out anyway.
Despite what you may think, there’s a wide and diverse range of investments that fall outside the ‘normal’ portfolio…and these alt-investments can be surprisingly lucrative and resistant to market volatility.
He’s worth over $5 billion. One of Australasia’s richest people. At one point, he was drinking a bottle of vodka a day just to get through the day.
Many people swear by index funds. For new investors, they can be a very reasonably priced way to enter the market. But they do have some disadvantages.
You can do anything you put your mind to. Even if you must cross some high, wobbly bridges to get there. The enemy is those people who criticise, condemn and set to limit you.
When I’m looking at businesses today, I keep front of mind these lessons on margin. As an investor, I’ve come to hate low-margin businesses. And as an analyst, I’m a margin hound.