The Richest man in Babylon

THE RICHEST MAN IN BABYLON There is a quote in the Richest Man in Babylon that says: “But too often does youth thinks that age knows only the wisdom of days that have gone, and therefore profits not. But remember this; the sun shines today as the sun shone when your father was born, and…

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BUY HOLD SELL – Orica (ASX: ORI)

Orica (ORI) is a business tied to the resources boom and make no mistake, we are in the midst of one. The decarbonisation and electrification of the world coincidently requires a lot of stuff to be dug out of the ground. Orica’s main operations facilitate part of that process by providing explosives to the mining…

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Fear and the Stock Market

Fear and the Stock Market

No doubt a lot of you, scarred by the GFC, by the 2020 pandemic-inspired drop in the market, or by the current sell-off, are constantly worried about a significant market correction. It’s no fun investing in “fear” and if that’s you then let me tell you about fear and in so doing rid yourself of…

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Worley WOR

BUY HOLD SELL – Worley (ASX: WOR)

Worley (WOR) has come a long way since its start in 1893, an engineering company specializing in steam power. Its aim now is to deliver a more sustainable world and it is structuring itself to benefit from the current energy transition. It provides engineering, procurement and construction expertise to the upstream, midstream, chemicals, power, and…

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stock tip

500 of your Stock Tips

Question 20 of our 2022 Member Survey was this: “Do you have a stock tip, theme or a bit of (legal) inside information about your own industry or business to share with other members?” Here are the 500 odd answers – your stock tips. Note the date – June 2022. Don’t want you reading this…

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Is it safe to invest again?

The big question. Is it safe to invest again?

Back in 1976, Sir Laurence Olivier was torturing Dustin Hoffman with some dental work in the film, Marathon Man. ‘Is it safe?’ he asked. ‘Yes, it’s safe, it’s very safe, it’s so safe you wouldn’t believe it’ was Hoffman’s response. Is it safe was the question again? ‘No. It’s not safe, it’s… very dangerous, be…

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worst #Financial Decision

500 of Your Worst Financial Decisions

We sent our Members a 20 question survey in 2022. One of the questions in our 2022 Member Survey was: “What was your worst Financial Decision?“. We had over 500 pieces of “advice”. There are too many to include in the newsletter so I have put them in a PDF for you. You may have…

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Smart Financial Advice

600 bits of Smart Financial Advice

We sent our Members a 20 question survey in 2022. Question 19 was this: “What piece of Smart Financial Advice do you have for other Members?”. Over 600 answers included 13 references to stop losses, 18 references to subscribing to Marcus Today, a number of references to Marriage (as always) and a lot of motherhood…

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