Apparently Australian Stock Report is circulating a petition to ban short selling. The rationale for this is as follows – Recently, we have seen billions of dollars wiped from global and Australian equities markets in part due to the practice of Short Selling. This predatory trading technique is often executed in conjunction with algorithmic “bot trading”…Details
I had the pleasure of chatting with Dr Andrew Fah of Medical Money Podcast. You can find the podcast episode here.
In medicine, there is a phenomenon known as the incidentaloma, that is you have a scan or test for one thing and they find something completely unrelated. These incidental findings which seem to be quite common in imaging present somewhat of a problem for medical practitioners. They raise the question of doing something about the…Details
A simple comparison of the NASDAQ100 and FANG indices.
Imagine we have a way back machine and we wander into your broker or financial planners office in 2007 and ask them to generate a portfolio for us. I can guarantee you that your portfolio will have at least two of the local big four banks in it. The argument for including them will include…Details
I came across the following definition of a trader the other day and it has been bouncing around the back of my mind ever since. Trader/ˈtreɪdə noun: a person who loves problem solving and the challenge of competing against others The first part I find some common ground with – there are some functional problems…Details
Sometimes you see comments that make you put your head on the side and develop a quizzical look, much like a labrador contemplating the origin of calculus debate….was it Leibniz or Newton? The comment that caused this was a throwaway line saying that this was the worst market depression we had ever seen, I immediately…Details
The chart below appeared on my LinkedIn feed and it shows the comparison between Zoom Technologies and Zoom Video Communications since the beginning of the pandemic. The image was also accompanied by this post – Its a somewhat snarky dig at investors who confused the two groups with the wonderful advice that you should…Details
Last week I had the pleasure of spending some time with Tony Kynaston and Cameron Reilly of QAV. What is always interesting when speaking to successful investors is the number of similarities they share across the board. At first glance, you would not expect successful value investors such as Tony and Cameron to have much…Details