The trade war between the United States and China continued during the September 2019 quarter as the US imposed new tariffs on goods imported from China.
Slow economic growth is a global theme, with few exceptions. The Australian economy is not immune to this slowdown.
Where are we now? “Just like investment cycles, where markets move and investment options go up and down, it’s important to know about the cycle of our emotions”. Stage 1: Optimism, thrill and euphoria Investors all start with optimism. We commonly expect things to go… Read More >>
What are the consequences of this emotional roller-coaster? Emotions turn rational investors into irrational investors. So, it is important to remember that markets move and investments will always go in and out of favour. Developed, diversified long-term financial plans are placed in jeopardy when investors… Read More >>
‘Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket.’ We’ve heard this message before, but there’s never been a better time to remind ourselves why it carries so much meaning. It’s especially true when you look at the investment performance trends of the last 10… Read More >>
Investors should be thinking of single digit gains on a well-diversified portfolio but changing the way they achieve it. The shifting fortunes for bond and share markets through 2016 rewarded those investors with a risk-orientated portfolio and once again highlighted the benefits of diversification. A… Read More >>
One of the world’s leading investors and philanthropist, Warren Buffet once said, “A very rich person should leave his kids enough to do anything, but not enough to do nothing”. It’s only natural that every parent, regardless of their financial position, wants the best for… Read More >>