Markets are like a two year old child

Have you ever thought your child was doing just what you had hoped for, then all of a sudden they turn “Terrible Two” on you? Experiencing this last night brought to mind the similarity to markets at the moment. Continue reading

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A flooded economy?

With the majority of our clients in QLD, there will be few reading this that haven’t already been affected in some way by flooding over the past month. This article will try to piece together some of the expected impact to our financial futures, and offers some avenues for assistance, including links to Government payments that are now available. If you are affected or know someone who is, please share this with them.
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Flipping Orangutans!

There are many people who advertise the ways to make money in the stock market, or buying property, yet strangely the percentage of the population who hit the really high wealth mark doing so, is very small. Who is really making money out of those trading plans and property investments? Over s series of posts I will discuss a few factors and present some opinions on this.

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PIMCO: The Myth of Diversification: Risk Factors vs. Asset Classes

Sourced from PIMCO Australia, 24 Sept 2010. Download PDF



The word “risk” derives from the early Italian risicare, which means “to dare.” In this sense, risk is a choice rather than a fate.
– Peter L. Bernstein

Diversification often disappears when you need it most.

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