Tag Archives | investment skill

Fireside chat

A fireside chat with Hamish Douglass

At the 2019 Morningstar Investment Conference, Tim Murphy sat down with Hamish Douglass to discuss how Magellan was transformed from a new business during the GFC to managing $83 billion now.

long game

What game is your fund manager playing?

Investors do not ask enough questions of their fund managers before they commit money. It’s worth at least knowing whether a long-term view is taken rather than the easier road of jumping in and out of markets.

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.

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.

Skilled managers do exist

The key to good investing is knowing when the odds are in your favour, and equally important, knowing how to apply that edge. With experience, it should give the confidence to run more concentrated portfolios.

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