I don’t care about the share price

I was playing golf over Easter with a few retirees. Post their annihilation, as usual with this demographic, our bar chatter turned to the hot topic of franking credits and Labor's plans to ban cash refunds. But of even more interest was the reiteration by my retiree golfing buddies that all they are interested in…

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Stock Market Secrets: Don’t Let the Old Man in

ASK YOURSELF HOW OLD YOU’D BE…IF YOU DIDN’T KNOW THE DAY YOU WERE BORN The Mule is a recent film produced and directed by Clint Eastwood. Eastwood is now 88 and plays the lead role as a grumpy old man who goes out kicking. It leaves you wondering whether the film doesn’t reflect a lot…

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Stock Market News: The Best Performing Funds

My article on Franking Credits on Livewire, click to read: BEST PERFORMING FUNDS We have systems that track fund manager movements. As a private investor you can track fund managers through their monthly or quarterly investment fund reports available on their websites. Almost all fund managers provide these monthly reports on their funds. These almost always…

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Abusing clients is so 2018

The obvious post-Hayne Royal Commission comment is that Bank executives with the wrong culture will be trying not to laugh at the recommendations. The AFR cartoon on the announcement of the recommendations: Some are calling it a waste of time. I think not. In hindsight the Hayne Royal commission was never going to have the…

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Stock Market News: Into the Future

Legal Advice will be done by computers with 100% accuracy instead of the human 70% accuracy. It’s already happening in the US with a company called IBM Watson. Don’t bother studying law. It will be for specialists only. Cancer will be diagnosed 4x more accurately by a nurse thanks to technology. At the moment the hospitals…

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Stock Market News: Royal Commission

I don’t need to rewrite all the Royal Commission recommendations for you, so I’ll take those as understood. That said there are a few interesting observations this morning: Bank executives with the wrong culture will be trying not to laugh at the recommendations. Some are calling it a waste of time. I think not (see…

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