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Book Number 7 – The Great Crash 1929 by John K. Galbraith (Revised May 18)

Lachlan Hughes

Originally published in 1955, The Great Crash 1929, provides a timeless reminder of the economic consequences of financial speculation, excess leverage, and herding. Many parallels can be drawn between The Great Crash of 1929 and the Global Financial Crisis of 2008. There are moments in this book where you may... Show More

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Book Number 8 – Common Stocks & Uncommon Profits by Philip A. Fisher (Revised May 18)

Lachlan Hughes

Warren Buffett once described himself as being 85% Ben Graham and 15% Phil Fisher. If Ben Graham is the father of value investing, Phil Fisher is the father of growth investing. The primary difference between the two philosophies is clear. Ben Graham’s investments tend to benefit from a one-time profit.... Show More

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Book Number 10 - You Can Be a Stock Market Genius by Joel Greenblatt of Gotham Capital (Revised May 18) 

Lachlan Hughes

Over the next ten days, I will review and post my top 10 investing books of all time - starting with number 10. I hope you enjoy the reviews and they provide you with some new perspectives that improve your investing. This book is a must read for any keen... Show More

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Finding value in IPOs and Spinoffs

Peters MacGregor Capital Management

Join Nathan Bell, Head of Research, and Alex Haynes, Head of Distribution, as they explore the huge rewards and pitfalls of investing in IPOs and spinoffs. Show More

Podcast: The Facebook episode

Peters MacGregor Capital Management

In the fourth episode of the Peters MacGregor Global Investing Podcast, Nathan Bell, Head of Research, and Trevor Scott, Senior Investment Analyst, discuss the bull and bear case for Facebook following the Cambridge Analytica data leak scandal. Show More

Howard Hughes Corporation – US-based real estate developer

Peters MacGregor Capital Management

Commercial and residential real estate developments in the United States are probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Hollywood and Hawaii. Show More

Investment Update Webcast – March 2018

Peters MacGregor Capital Management

Wayne Peters, Chief Investment Officer and Nathan Bell, Head of Research, provide an update to the Peters MacGregor Global Equity portfolio. Stocks discussed include: Discovery Communications, Charter Communications, Liberty Broadband, Liberty LiLAC, JD.com, Alibaba and more. Show More

Podcast: Profiting from the global rise of internet usage

Peters MacGregor Capital Management

In the third episode of the Peters MacGregor Global Investing Podcast, Nathan Bell, Head of Research, and Trevor Scott, Senior Investment Analyst, compare and contrast the digital landscape and internet service providers in Australia and around the world. With growing internet usage demands and consumption of online content around the... Show More

JD.com – the Amazon of China

Peters MacGregor Capital Management

JD.com (JD) is often referred to as China’s Amazon. However, JD is online retail shopping with a difference. Firstly, buying behaviour and the online shopping experience in China is quite different to Australia and the United States. Online shoppers in Australia typically buy discretionary items such as books, shoes and... Show More

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Podcast: Will JD.com dethrone Amazon?

Peters MacGregor Capital Management

In the second episode of Peters MacGregor Global Investing Podcast, join Wayne Peters, Chief Investment Officer, and Alex Haynes, Head of Distribution, as they turn their attention to Chinese technology giants Baidu, Tencent and JD.com to discuss the markets they operate in and how these businesses stack up against US... Show More

What's More Risky: Shares or Residential Property?

Kent Kwan

In Australia, many cities have enjoyed a prolonged period of house price increases. As a result, it's safe to say a large number of Australians have fallen in love with residential investment property as an asset class. Show More

The 4 Investment Blunders I've Learnt Most From

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

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Why Renting Could be the New Black

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

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What is Thematic Investing and Should You Care?

Jade Ong

You can be a savvy investor without living and breathing the stock market thanks to a brilliant concept called thematic investing. This might sound overly simplistic but all it takes is an understanding of the world around you – how it’s changing, where it’s going and who is leading the... Show More

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Uncovering value in India

Peters MacGregor Capital Management

Chief Investment Officer, Wayne Peters, and Head of Research, Nathan Bell explain the investment case of listed holding company, Fairfax India. Fairfax India provides investors exposure to high quality private and public businesses in India. Fairfax's key assets include Bangalore International Airport, IIFL Holdings, NCML and Sanmar Chemicals. Show More

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Why do we own Facebook?

Andrew Macken

At Montgomery Global, we believe the online technology platform is a special business model that, if successful, will deliver owners supernormal returns for a long period of time. As positive network effects compound the value of the platform’s ecosystem for all users, the ecosystem grows, and with it does the... Show More

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New global equities fund targets 4.5% distribution

Roger Montgomery

Montgomery Global’s investment team is launching a new Exchange Traded Managed Fund that will be quoted on the ASX next month. Montgomery Global Equities Fund (ASX: MOGL) will share the investment strategy of the successful Montgomery Global Fund, which delivered an after fees return of 30.38% since inception, beating its... Show More

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Alphabet, just another internet stock? Think again.

Lachlan Hughes

The ‘Dotcom’ crash of 2001 was a good old fashioned bubble. Many people were swept up in the euphoria as their expectations about future profits turned out to be nothing more than unfounded hope. For many Australians, it is a case of once bitten, twice shy. Roll forward 17 years,... Show More

Jack Lowenstein’s 5 rules of investing

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Jack Lowenstein, co Chief Investment Officer at Morphic Asset Management has not taken the conventional path into professional investing. Having started his career as a journalist, Lowenstein has spent the last two decades investing in global equities. He describes himself as a ‘frontier investor’ willing to go where many are... Show More

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On the ground: Insights from Europe

PM Capital

PM Capital's Chief Investment Officer Paul Moore and Portfolio Manager John Whelan recently completed a research tour of the United Kingdom, Ireland and Spain. In this video, Paul and John review their tour, sharing insights which show us that some current market beliefs are misconceptions, and that new opportunities are... Show More