Investment Philosophy

INVESTMENT PHILOSOPHY Most fund managers have an Investment Philosophy. For some it is little more than a marketing blurb on their website, for others it is their core. An "Investment Philosophy" for professional fiund managers is required for compliance purposes (compliance with compliance) but it goes beyond that. An Investment Philosophy, whilst it can be…

why ETFs

Why ETFs

  Embarrassingly our ETF portfolio has been outperforming our other portfolios (written on 17th February 2021). It is a revelation that this low-cost, low activity, low stress, low administration, relaxed portfolio, exposed to compounding returns in the Australian market as well as the HACK, FANG, FUEL and S&P 500, is outperforming our Australian stock picking…

Results Reactions

Results reactions as of Saturday 13th February 2021 This table shows the performance of stocks since recent results announcements or guidance – stocks are listed in market cap order biggest to smallest: This is some of the research post results this week. Macquarie results – Guidance was typically conservative but the fourth-quarter performance from the…

Extraordinary Correlations

(Charts dated 11th February 2021) The chart below shows the very close correlation between the iron ore price and the ASX 200 resources sector. When you look at this chart you begin to realise that it really doesn’t matter what the broker analysts say, what the earnings forecasts are, what the return on equity of…