airtasker (ASX: ART) buy hold sell

BUY HOLD SELL – Airtasker (ASX: ART)

Another hot listing for this week’s Buy Hold Sell, Airtasker (ASX: ART). As pointed out in the Facebook group, it is arguably too early to provide as  in-depth an appraisal of the company as we usually do, nor apply a rating to it. Instead, we have decided to orientate the piece as more of a…

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Nuix (ASX: NXL) buy hold sell

BUY HOLD SELL – Nuix (ASX: NXL)

Nuix (ASX: NXL) was the biggest float of 2020 and soared more than 50% on its first day. Investment banks couldn’t get enough of it and many missed out on their desired allocation. Some speculated that it was a function of the improving macro picture combined with a lack of desirable floats in 2020 that…

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bubbles and tulipmania

Bubbles and Tulipomania

In 1623. A single tulip bulb sold for a thousand Dutch florins, seven times the average annual wage. The average tulip trader made sixty thousand florins a month. 400 times the annual wage. 40 bulbs sold for 100,000 florins. You could have bought 3,333 pigs for the same price. People were selling possessions to speculate…

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Stripping Dividends

ASX Education: Dividend Stripping

DIVIDEND STRIPPING A Guide to getting the most out of Dividends – Every six months the results season comes around. Every February and every August and results time is the time to start maximising those relatively huge Australian dividend pay outs. On current forecasts over a third of the top 200 stocks yield more than 6.0%…

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Risk and reward

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 updated and…

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