I am going to introduce market commentary, both personal and from fund managers and economists, to provide an area for your to access some of the key points we see every day. To open we have this interview with Anton Tagliaferro, Investment Director at IML (Investors Mutual Limited).
Mr Tagliaferro addresses some common questions from investors, and the current market volatility.
Have you ever thought your child was doing just what you had hoped for, then all of a sudden they turn “Terrible Two” on you? Experiencing this last night brought to mind the similarity to markets at the moment. Continue reading Markets are like a two year old child
There are many people who advertise the ways to make money in the stock market, or buying property, yet strangely the percentage of the population who hit the really high wealth mark doing so, is very small. Who is really making money out of those trading plans and property investments? Over s series of posts I will discuss a few factors and present some opinions on this.
Continue reading Flipping Orangutans!
Sourced from PIMCO Australia, 24 Sept 2010. Download PDF
The word “risk” derives from the early Italian risicare, which means “to dare.” In this sense, risk is a choice rather than a fate.
– Peter L. Bernstein
Diversification often disappears when you need it most.
Continue reading PIMCO: The Myth of Diversification: Risk Factors vs. Asset Classes