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Peter Wilmshurst

When it comes to investing, Australians forego their ‘globetrotter’ reputation and rarely look past local companies. In consumption, however, we are far worldlier and have embraced international brands such as Apple, Samsung, Google, BP and Toyota. Show More

Buy Hold Sell

It is a fact of human nature that we all suffer from cognitive biases to some extent; if you think you’re the exception to this rule, you could be suffering from overconfidence bias. “We are, as human beings, wired in a way that is quite detrimental to good investing,” says... Show More

Livewire News

The world is incredibly complicated. We are constantly being presented with new information and we have to subconsciously process it all as quickly as possible. In order to do so, our brain uses shortcuts – which we call heuristics and biases. While these mental tricks are incredibly useful and accurate... Show More