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 […]
A short post this week. Here’s a chart I look at all the time. It’s a very simple chart indicating the growth of a portfolio given a certain starting amount, a constant investment amount per month, and a consistent return split equally between dividends and capital growth over time. Nothing earth shattering here. The […]
Its nice to report that my most recent quarter saw everything proceed as planned. I continued to make investments in line with my plan, and while markets weren’t great, I managed to eke out a positive return thanks in no small part to my dividends. Total returns over the quarter: 3.06%, beating the market slightly. […]
An interesting article caught my eye today. The outgoing Chairman of ASIC, Greg Medcraft, gave an interview to the AFR to discuss his six and a half years as chairman. Along with some interesting discussions on banking profitability and a willingness to go after banks in interest rate rigging cases, the major thing that caught […]
I’ve been pretty disparaging about bitcoin in recent...
One thing that gets forgotten in bull markets is that good...
One of the reasons why I have a soft spot for listed...