Regal’s small caps fund has achieved 103pc return in it’s first 12 months since inception in January 2015. The key contributors of the past year have been positions in Bellamy’s Australia, BWX Limited, and Aconex. The fund can also short stocks and invests outside the top 100 ASX stocks. Research for short selling is just as rigorous as […]
Professionals refuse to lose money. They pay attention to the downside far more than the upside. What they make in the markets – they usually keep. Professionals are always looking for extra leverage. Leverage is when you have the possibility of making a lot of money by investing very little. Professionals never stop learning and […]
Its easier to seek forgiveness than ask permission (EAFP) doesn’t work with financial risks because essentially there is no forgiveness. In the case of financial risk Buffett summed it up this way. Its easier to stay out of trouble than get out of trouble. Or its easier to not take risk and not lose money, […]
From USA Today Warren Buffet now 83 speaks about how to invest wisely “Doing reasonably well investing in stocks,” Buffett says, “is very, very easy.” “Buy an index fund, preferably over time, so you end up owing good businesses at a reasonable average price,” says Buffett. “And that is all you have to do.” Its […]
Investing in indexes rather than individual stocks is a good way to reduce risks associated with individual companies. A great way to invest in indexes via exchange traded finds (ETF) on the ASX see Beta Shares http://www.betashares.com.au/products/ including Gold, Australian Resources and ASX 200 Financials. A leveraged ETF of high yeild ASX stockes is now also available […]
It could just making life easier for fund managers but often new fund managers are now limiting the size of their funds in order to be nimble enough to out do the index.
In theory selecting the right balance of the major asset classes will impact overall portfolio return more than which individual assets are chosen within each asset class. Most fund managers would argue that they can outperform the benchmark for their asset class by picking individual assets within that asset class Fund managers are behind the […]