All the politicking aside, it’s good to see small business back on the radar. There are a lot of different statistics out there on the true size of the small business sector.
Our editors look back to previous periods in politics and history to discover the parallels with today’s market and how this can help your investing.
History doesn’t repeat, as writer Mark Twain once wrote, but it rhymes. For an entertaining and informative romp through financial disasters and bull markets of yesteryear, plus the legendary investors who made a fortune and the foolish knaves who lost their shirts, read on…
Can you impact the RBA’s rate cut decisions? No you can’t. Can you impact the price of the Australian dollar? No you can’t. Feeling helpless yet?
It’s the Australian ‘Budget’ season, and the countdown to May is ticking. The Treasurer will deliver his second budget on May 12th.
Australia has enjoyed 24 years of uninterrupted economic growth. Most people just don’t see the need to make these sorts of necessary structural changes.
Plenty of ink has been spilt over the government’s Intergenerational Report (IGR)… The document is next to useless.
Look at an even bigger global trend. The implications of this could run for years, including in stocks. What is it? Germany’s remilitarization.
So it was that we came to Argentina in 2005 on the hunch that there may be something worth seeing.
Rather than declare the murder of the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists a crime, which it surely was, French prime minister Manuel Valls turned an act of murder into an act of war, which it surely wasn’t.
Politics is the leading industry in this town. When JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon was on line on Thursday, the other end of the line was here.
I got a good response from you following my comments on climate change on Tuesday. A few of the comments are a little out there but hey, I’m not into censorship. Over to you…
History tells us extended bull markets, with excess credit and euphoria driving them, end with a significant downside…that’s losses of 50% or more.
If you are going to have civilization, you can’t kill people just because they’re not of the same tribe. And you have to be ready to buy and sell with them.
Not much action in stocks or gold yesterday. Americans were busy at the polls…participating in the solemn fantasy of modern democratic government.
The Federal Reserve bought roughly $4 trillion of bonds with newly created dollars and bank reserves. ‘QE?’ asks the voter. ‘What’s that?’