Kent Kwan

Many textbooks and articles tell you how successful fund managers go about analysing companies when they invest. However, what they don’t tend to disclose is that a lot of investment success is also a result of never doing certain things. Show More

Kent Kwan

I’m going to admit it upfront. I’ve made some investment blunders over the years. Before we get into the details, please allow me to quickly introduce myself. I’m Kent Kwan, one of the co-founders of AtlasTrend and I have over 15 years of professional experience in the global investment markets.... Show More

Kent Kwan

Should you rent or buy? It’s the classic housing dilemma. However, with property prices being as high as they are, renting is increasingly looking like a more attractive option. While renting can be the more affordable option in the short term, it can also be the smartest – particularly when... Show More

Kent Kwan

We all understand the preference for some investors to have an income generating portfolio. There is nothing wrong with that. However, the chase for dividend yield is becoming more risky. We look at BHP as a topical example and examine why boards are so late to the game in changing... Show More

Kent Kwan

If only we had a dollar for everyone who has said this to us in the past couple of months! In this new series of insights we share with our readers some practical lessons we apply when investing including some topical real life examples. To start with, our readers have... Show More

Kent Kwan

Are you considering investing internationally in 2016? Do you worry that investing internationally is too hard or too risky? In this post we debunk 5 popular myths of investing internationally. #1 - It is too risky. #2 - Don't know enough about international companies. #3 - Too hard and expensive... Show More

Kent Kwan

Access to consensus forecasts for listed companies used to be limited to professional fund managers with subscriptions to expensive investment data systems. That is now changing with detailed consensus forecasts available for free from sources such as Reuters. There are even free crowd sourced consensus forecasts for listed US companies... Show More