Those who worry about a tough year for shares in 2019 should not overlook the risks in fixed rate bonds, which might not be the defensive play required at this time. Better to watch for the bargains the share market will offer.
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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.
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.