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grey swans

10 grey swans to watch out for

‘Grey swans’ are surprises that are improbable but more likely to occur than ‘black swans’, and investors should consider the possible impact on their portfolios. Some of these swans will paddle by this year.

Investing

Investing in 2017 and beyond

Pointing the crystal ball to 2017, what’s the outlook for residential property and which sectors of the sharemarket offer the most potential? There are new opportunities to buy some quality companies at reasonable prices.

momentum

Market winners outperform losers again

In this update of the ‘winners versus losers’ investment hypothesis, momentum is the winner – again. It’s only a ‘paper’ portfolio but it suggests consistent behavioural biases among investors.

balancing

Investing is a balancing act

Investors should set a preferred asset allocation based on risk tolerance, but sticking to it through tough market conditions is a challenge. Yet most of an investor’s return comes from asset class allocation.

mistake

Learning from my investment mistake

Even the experts can slip up sometimes with insufficient diligence when making investment decisions, but it’s important to self-assess mistakes to avoid a repeat experience.

rational

How to think rationally about shares

Whether it’s too difficult or produces too much volatility, few investors simply purchase a portfolio of 15 to 20 excellent businesses at attractive prices, and give them time to deliver the returns. Why settle for less?

Investing and bike riding share similar cycles

Road cycling has an enthusiastic following among the corporate set, particularly within the investment community. Investing and cycling have much in common, especially after sitting in the saddle for a few days.

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