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2021 End of Year Wrap

January 24, 2022

It’s that time of year again. We’d once again like to thank all of you for the support and engagement in another challenging year. We assumed we may have been able to break away from Covid this year, but it wasn’t to be the case. It almost seems like 2021 has been an extension of […]

Click video to listen to story. If you didn’t know, Hamish Douglass is probably Australia’s best known fund manager and is the figurehead of one of the most recognisable funds management businesses in the country: Magellan Financial Group. For years his flagship global fund has outperformed the market based on his convictions. It has afforded […]

Toward the end of October, Australia’s bond market received a surprise. For most of the first half of the year the Reserve Bank of Australia had been buying up 3 year dated bonds in an attempt to suppress yields and keep them around the 0.1% level. If bond prices are bid up, the yields fall […]

Dopamine Nation

November 3, 2021

Addictions can be the bane of our modern existence. Getting hooked on something can be quite easy and not readily acknowledged. The range of addictions can stretch from the extreme such as narcotics, to the very simple such as checking the news on a phone. They can be a mild irritant, an imagined way to […]

Wade Vs. Plunge

October 13, 2021

The eternal investment question – “do I invest my money all at once or do I invest smaller amounts at predetermined intervals?” Otherwise known as lump sum investing vs. dollar cost averaging, or as our US colleague Jeff Troutner once termed it: wading vs. plunging. What’s the best option? Before that, what’s behind the question […]