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Capital Market Efficiency and Australian Capital Markets

Capital Market Efficiency and Australian Capital Markets

What is an Efficient Capital Market?   A market where information regarding the value of securities are incorporated into its prices accurately and in real time. Since the value of securities fluctuates and reflect its present intrinsic value, an efficient capital market enables these fluctuations to be reflected in the securities’ current price.   An efficient capital market is one where share prices change and adjust rapidly according […]

The pros and cons between a Retail Store vs Online Store

The pros and cons between a Retail Store vs Online Store

As technology plays a big part in every aspect of people’s lives, it has been changing various consumer habits that affect how businesses are created. From the traditional brick and mortar shop, a number of entrepreneurs are leaning towards an online shop. The difference in convenience, upfront cost, and store management among others makes people […]

Dividend Reinvestment – The Powerful Wealth Creation Machine

Dividend Reinvestment – The Powerful Wealth Creation Machine

One of the most powerful forces in the world is the power of compounding.  When harnessed to create wealth there is no force like it.  As an investor you can choose to receive interest on your money through a bank or invest in great companies and receive a share of their corporate earnings. Below I […]

Can you survive a sharp downturn?

Can you survive a sharp downturn?

You sit down with the annual report, spreadsheet ready to see what hidden gold may await.  In the Balance Sheet there’s an important measure of liquidity known as the Current Ratio; total current assets divided by total current liabilities.  This little gem gives you an idea of whether the business could quickly cover their short-term […]

Why an investment manager could save your Life(style)

Why an investment manager could save your Life(style)

It’s no secret we are busier than we’ve ever been as a society.  With more people seeking to escape from debt, change into a less hectic lifestyle or transition into healthier work-life balance, investments have become a hot topic.  Before you dive your hard-earned cash into the next the dinner party hot tip, let’s have […]

Why you should consider investing in mid-cap stocks

Why you should consider investing in mid-cap stocks

Mid-cap stocks are situated in the “sweet spot” of the equities universe, typically offering higher growth rates than large caps and having greater access to capital than small caps. Australia’s mid-cap sector has outperformed large-cap and small-cap stocks over the past 15 years, but despite this strong performance, the mid-cap sector has been largely ignored.  A […]

Important investing lessons from Warren Buffett

Important investing lessons from Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is one of the greatest investors of all time and also one of the best teachers of investing. Here we discuss some of the lessons he has offered through his annual reports and countless interviews that you can use to invest better and reach your financial goals.   Invest unemotionally – Many people make […]

Investing in Consumer Monopolies

Investing in Consumer Monopolies

A monopoly exists when a company controls the entire market for a specified product or service and when there are significant barriers to entry in that market.  In the minds of investors, they make good money.  Buffett has always discussed the idea of moat in the company. A moat is a lasting advantage for a company or […]

Great teachings from some of the greatest investors

Great teachings from some of the greatest investors

Investors don’t agree on much, but they do agree that making money in the market comes with a steadfast strategy that is built around a set of rules. Think for a moment about your early days as an investor. If you’re like many, you jumped in with very little knowledge of the markets. When you […]

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