Duration 29:29 | File Size 28.15 MB
After Covid19 cut a swathe through 2020, many are looking forward to a brighter 2021. With the S&P500, Dow Jones and Nasdaq at record highs, is this too much to hope for?
Duration 54:40 | File Size 52.5 MB
Disruption has driven share prices to record highs, and assessing the major trends is key to setting your portfolio up for success over the next decade. With central banks trialling cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin closing in on record highs after falling 60%, investors are looking to technology for further growth.
Duration 33:16 | File Size 31.6 MB
Lockdowns and economic uncertainty stemming from Covid resulted in predictions of falls of up to 30% in the Australian residential property market. Fears for office property were much, much worse, with only 10% of office workers returning to Melbourne’s CBD late this year. As the year ends, however, forecasts are looking much more positive.
Duration 57:56 | File Size 55.1 MB
As the gold price has rallied, investors have started to question whether the precious metal deserves a place in a modern portfolio. Is it too late for speculators and should the lack of dividend be a dealbreaker?
Duration 57:56 | File Size 55.1 MB
Covid has changed the world as we know it – international travel has all but stopped, central business districts have emptied and restaurants have closed. At the same time, tech stocks are at record highs and investors have enjoyed a spectacular bounce from the sharemarkets’ lows in March.
Duration 38:27 | File Size 36.9 MB
Often charity and investing are seen as mutually exclusive – either you’re making money for yourself, or you’re helping others. Increasingly though, investment professionals have been trying to find a way to have a greater impact with their money.
Duration 32:02 | File Size 30.7 MB
The US Federal election campaign is already closer than many punters are willing to call, and there are several potential outcomes that have implications for investors.
Duration 38:44 | File Size 36.8 MB
What are the key challenges Magellan founder Hamish Douglass is thinking about? In the midst of a pandemic, markets could grind higher by 20%, or drop by half – and investors need to be prepared for either scenario.
Duration 38:41 | File Size 36.9 MB
While debt grows around the world, equity markets are returning to their highs. So what does this mean for investors?
Duration 45:29 | File Size 43.5 MB
Platinum International's Andrew Clifford fear that global markets are heading into bubble territory, with potentially catastrophic consequences for investors.
Duration 37:19 | File Size 35.5 MB
Buying shares has never been easier, but little things like which day and at time you place your trade can make a big difference to the price you pay for a stock.
Duration 40:23 | File Size 38.7 MB
One of the most frequently asked questions for this podcast is how hard it is to make the transition to full time investing, and how to get started.
Duration 34:30 | File Size 32.8 MB
To the astonishment of many commentators, the Nasdaq, the tech-heavy US index, is actually up for calendar year 2020, having regained all of its losses since the COVID crisis. Investors who have held the FAANG stocks and darlings such as Tesla have generated vastly greater returns than those who have not.
Duration 35:37 | File Size 33.9 MB
Ever wondered why shares keep rising despite an increasingly troubled economic outlook? What do expressions like ‘don’t fight the Fed’ and ‘brrrr’ mean?
Duration 46:24 | File Size 44.1 MB
The end of the financial year is a great time to review your portfolio and ensure you are aware of the tax deductions and incentives that exist for your investments and your personal income. Many recent changes could offer benefits for certain taxpayers.
Duration 26:52 | File Size 25.8 MB
Small cap stocks have lagged large caps over the last twelve months, and are often forgotten as investors look to big names in times of trouble. Many Australian smaller companies have come to market seeking capital to ensure they can stay profitable post Covid19 and into a recovery.
Duration 31:34 | File Size 30.3 MB
With major Australian companies cutting and deferring dividends, investors relying on equities for income are facing a challenging year ahead. Martin Currie’s Australian equity team have crunched the numbers and estimate a cut of 40% in yield for the ASX200 in 2020.