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ETF growth

ETFs: survival of the fittest

ETFs have grown rapidly in popularity and diversity, but like managed funds, not all products will survive for the long term and there are consequences if a small-scale ETF is closed by its issuer.

Five lessons from football and investing

Five lessons from football and investing

A former professional footballer draws five lessons from his sporting life into his current career in finance. Success in one year in no way ensures that the next time will be any easier.

Marks Latest Thinking

Howard Marks and his ‘Latest Thinking’

Howard Marks explains that he has never told investors ‘it’s time to get out’, and while he does not see bubble conditions, future returns are likely to be subdued based on current high prices.

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Inside Investing, Podcast Episode #6

In Episode #6, we discuss the Future Fund versus SMSFs, Telstra’s prospects, Geoff Wilson’s outlook, ETF trends, LIC reporting and the business case for the stadium rebuilds.

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Inside Investing, Podcast Episode #5

The weekly podcast covers behavioural economist and author Dan Ariely, an optimistic fund manager, a CIO profile, a thriving Aussie company, the Amazon impact and surprising tales from Kim Beazley.

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Inside Investing, Podcast Episode #4

Episode 4 focusses on the revival in retail stocks, goals based investing, global LICs, the Australian housing market, short selling, those pesky bikes on our streets and a practical use for Bitcoin.

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Inside Investing, Podcast Episode #3

Episode 3 focusses on the small cap rally, how to recognise good startups, Bitcoin, retirement spending, tourism, a new product misrepresenting its features and a Chris Cuffe classic from our archives.  

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Inside Investing, Podcast Episode #2

This week in ‘Inside Investing’, James and I discuss fund manager expectations, Paul Keating on retirement and life expectancy, fixed interest risks, a2 Milk, quirky wills and remuneration.

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