For long-term investors who can tolerate short-term volatility, shares will deliver the best outcome including income in retirement. It’s cash and term deposits that are the long-term risks.
Author Archive | Peter Thornhill
As part of the continuing discussion about dividends, Peter Thornhill sent in a chart that compares the long term performance of three Australian LICs with Warren Buffett’s legendary Berkshire Hathaway.
Author and university lecturer, Peter Thornhill, has been part of a lively conversation in our comments section as a result of Ashley Owen’s article on dividends. He produced this chart to expand his argument.
The current level of fear in the market could be signalling a downturn or even another GFC. Investors should remember the lessons from the last crisis, and be in a position to take advantage of the next one.
The problem with successful long-term investing is the constant availability of financial data, media commentary, and the ease with which a portfolio can be traded. That’s where a change in perception can help.