This week, I had a look at my performance over the previous year. All in all, I’d call the year satisfactory (although others mightn’t!). I underperformed primarily due to a position in a single stock that comprises approximately 10% of my portfolio. Encouragingly, dividends from that company continue to increase (and it appears well positioned […]
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Independent Investment Research continually puts out some of the better Australian focussed LIC research that I can find. Recently, they released an interesting overview of the LIC market in 2017, and I thought I would share some of the key points from the report here. Some stats: Source: Independent Investment Research 2017 saw what […]
I’ve been pretty disparaging about bitcoin in recent months. In a nutshell – I think the whole thing is ridiculous. I’m also aware that I potentially haven’t been taking it seriously enough. In order to get a better understanding of the value proposition of cryptocurrency and the blockchain, I turned to Patrick O’Shaughnessy, host of […]
One thing that gets forgotten in bull markets is that good investing is primarily about limiting risk. The reality of investing is that participating in the game in a sensible way will deliver excellent results, but take too much risk and you end up out of the game. That’s why I like to keep my […]
One of the reasons why I have a soft spot for listed investment companies is that their overall fee levels are usually quite reasonable, and in some cases, extremely reasonable! Recently, the ASX has seen a number of new LICs hit the boards, some with some pretty aggressive fee structures. Investors should consider the fees […]
This week, I had a look at my performance over the previous...
Independent Investment Research continually puts out some of...
I’ve been pretty disparaging about bitcoin in recent...