Charlie Aitken

Over the summer break I was listening to the classic Australian comedy “Wired World of Sports” by the Twelfth Man, aka Billy Birmingham. One of the sketches involves a mock interview between “Big Darrell” Eastlake and an unfortunate America gymnast called “Rick Disnick”. Show More

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Alex Cowie

Equity indices everywhere were in the red last year, yet the three most tipped stocks from the 2018 Livewire reader survey, Afterpay Touch, CSL and BHP, all finished well in the black. They gained (excluding dividends) 107.7%, 31.0%, and 15.8% respectively, or 52% on average. While the order has changed,... Show More

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Alex Cowie

One of the most engaging parts of my role at Livewire is working with Australian fund managers to discuss their views and bring you great content. With over 400 managers now contributing to the platform, overseeing the content can feel like being at the epicentre of the market. Show More

Marcus Padley

Here is the ASX 200 results calendar - the results season is still a couple of weeks away. As usual, it is a best endeavours calendar, some companies simply don’t set a reliable date. The big companies generally do. Show More

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Ben Clark

Aristocrat Leisure was my choice for 2018 in the Livewire "Predictions and top picks" series filmed in December. Aristocrat hosted an investor session last week, which was attended by over 100 analysts, investors, and fund managers. After a very busy start to 2018, I thought I’d pass my points from... Show More

Clime Asset Management

There is so much confusion about the stocks in the ASX’s large-caps index, the ASX 50. Some investors see them as ‘blue-chips’ by virtue of their size and longevity, and thus see them as long-term portfolio holds. Others think the ASX 50 is largely useless: a motley, concentrated index of... Show More

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