Beyond the numbers: 3 key factors to consider

Lawrence Lam

History’s greatest investments weren’t only decided on calculators. Investing is an art, not a science and the ability to analyse beyond the numbers is how you will make great investment decisions. Although number-crunching is a crucial aspect of valuation, it is not the be-all and end-all of investing. Here are... Show More

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Sunset Strip > Trading Day Wrap From Blue Ocean 20170330

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market had another positive day driven by resources and banks despite weak global sentiment. Resource were pushed up by better commodities while stronger currency drove global investors to buy into our banks. Staples, Energy and REITs were the best performers while Gold, Industrials and Utilities were the negative sectors. Show More

Sunset Strip > Australian Market Trading Day Wrap 20170224 from Blue Ocean Equities

Mathan Somasundaram

Local market ran into profit taking as US fiscal stimulus expected to take longer. Local market ran into profit taking in all sectors except gold with downgrade stocks experiencing further slide in share price performance. RBA comments support rates on hold through 2017 due to household debt, weak wages, underemployment... Show More

Daily AGM Note, Thursday 24 November 2016

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A fiery AGM day today - and at Jervois Mining shareholders didn't wait until next week's AGM to spill the Board. First strikes at Capitol Health, Carpentaria Exploration and RedHill Education. Second strike and Board Spill resolution passed at Ambertech; a second strike but no Board Spill at Cape Lambert... Show More

Adapt or perish: Dealing with disruption

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Self-driving cars, electric cars, artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented reality, streaming video on demand… The list of technologies threatening to improve our lives and/or take our jobs is ever-growing. Stories of failed incumbents such as Kodak, MySpace, and Yahoo are popular among investors, but in reality, incumbents are frequently successful... Show More

Why the market has it wrong on Cabcharge

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Changing information, changing management, and aggressively sold-off shares; these are three things that can lead to major misconceptions in share prices, explains Marcus Burns from Spheria Asset Management. He identifies Cabcharge as an example. The introduction of Uber in Australia almost perfectly coincided with regulation reducing fees from 10% to... Show More

Paradice Perspective : Industry disruption and nimble thinking

Paradice Investment Management

For decades there has been a small number of Australian business that have enjoyed the benefits of operating in an oligopoly, however now more than ever these business face disruptions and stiffer competition from competitors. This month Australian Large Cap portfolio manager David Moberley will take a look two such... Show More

Daily AGM Note 18 November 2015 - second strike but no Board spill at Redflex Holdings ; first strikes at Decmil Group, Timpetra Resources

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So far today Seven Group Holdings and Minemakers have avoided second strikes against the remuneration report. Cabcharge Australia's remuneration report received around 84% for on a poll. The note is updated through the day as the results come to hand. Show More