Guy Carson

Guy is the head of Australian Value Strategies at TAMIM Asset Management and is manager of the TAMIM Australian Equity All Cap Value IMA. Guy has over 13 years’ investment experience as an analyst and fund manager.


Red Flags: How we avoid the Big Un & Blue Sky blowups

Guy Carson

To potentially misquote Robert F. Kennedy, “Like it or not, we live in interesting times.” That certainly has been true in financial markets in recent months as volatility has returned. Fraudulent or misleading activity (or the discovery thereof) appears to be on the rise as well. Both domestically and internationally... Show More

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What the banking Royal Commission means for your bank shares

Guy Carson

I have to be honest, when the royal commission into the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services sector was first announced I was skeptical. I thought that the commission would be akin to a “Dog and Pony show” with banking executives grilled for hours about already known scandals and they in... Show More

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What do higher interest rates mean for your equities portfolio?

Guy Carson

The age of Quantitative Easing is coming to an end (at least until the next crisis). The Federal Reserve in the US has already tapered their purchases and begun raising interest rates. The European Central Bank is expected to follow suit later this year which just leaves the Japanese. As... Show More

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A Land of Contrast: 2018 Australian Economic Outlook

Guy Carson

To understand where we are heading it is always important to look back at where we have come from. With that in mind, the Australian economy continued its uninterrupted twenty six year run of economic growth in 2017 delivering 2.8% year on year GDP growth through the September Quarter. In... Show More

Looking inside the Australian GDP number and the implications for a share portfolio

Guy Carson

Last week the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released the GDP data for the September quarter. The headline result saw an economy that grew at 0.6% for the quarter and 2.8% for the last 12 months, both slightly below expectations. The annual rate increased from 1.9% year on year rate... Show More

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Telcos: Thinking outside of the box

Guy Carson

Recently we wrote an article looking at the Telecommunications industry in Australia. Our main premise was the introduction of TPG Telecom into the mobile space would cause problems for the existing players and lead to lower margins across the industry. We received a lot of feedback on that article and... Show More

Australia: The land of the rolling Boom

Guy Carson

Australia has just celebrated 26 years without a recession and the Government as well as the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) are cheering the ongoing growth. In fact, the common consensus amongst these authorities is that growth is set to rebound from its current 1.9% year on year rate and... Show More

Reporting Season: The unanswered questions

Guy Carson

Every six months in Australia, reporting season comes around. It’s an important time for investors as it gives us a chance to see in detail how companies are traveling and, in some cases, what their outlook is for the year ahead. As a result, February and August become important times... Show More

How important is a rising currency?

Guy Carson

When evaluating a business, it is important to understand what drivers will have an impact on the profits and profitability. In the case of most businesses, currency will be a factor to a varying degree. Exporters will benefit when a currency falls, importers will benefit when it rises. Those companies... Show More


Time to plan for a recession? How to position for it?

Guy Carson

Back in 2007, a US economist called Edward E. Leemer published a paper entitled “Housing IS the business cycle”. In this paper he studied the causes of every US recession since World War 2, of which there had been 10. What he discovered was that 8 out of the 10... Show More

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