Author Archive | Graham Hand

ETF industry listed

Latest LIC and ETF updates

Australian LICs and ETFs are holding about $65 billion listed on the ASX, and although the unlisted managed fund is significantly larger, listed trusts are gaining market share. Our Education Centre has the latest data.

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The amazing AUSTRAC versus CBA turmoil

Readers made many insightful comments about trust in financial institutions last week, and we welcome further constructive feedback about the unbelievable cash laundering through CBA ATMs.

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Clear winner and loser in 2017/2018 survey

Any person responsible for constructing an investment portfolio must make decisions about asset allocation, requiring educated guesses about future returns. Are these results the Wisdom of Crowds?

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4 rules Amazon uses to avoid painful decline

Amazon is changing retailing, and Jeff Bezos has driven his company with paranoid customer focus and 4 rules that avoid going into a death spiral. How many big companies are capable of adopting them?

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Spaceship stalls on the launch pad

The marketing of Spaceship super has been better at engaging young people than any superannuation fund before it, but does it have the right product for a long-term flight?

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How you invested due to super changes

It’s revealing to read what investors actually did with their superannuation in response to the 1 July rules changes, and the comments show many people are tired of the constant tinkering with the super rules.