investing strategy

James Gerrish

We use derivatives across the majority of our portfolios to improve performance and / or to reduce portfolio volatility. They help us consistently beat the market over time and improve the overall flexibility within our portfolios. We are almost entirely ‘sellers’ of options, and the bulk of our transactions are... Show More

Rudi Filapek-Vandyck

May 2017 has pushed equity indices in Australia back to levels last seen in March and February, erasing in full the April advance, but as has been the case on so many occasions in years past, face value index movements are not telling the full story of what is happening... Show More

Livewire Exclusive

Ben Griffiths, Portfolio Manager at Eley Griffiths Group, says that while investors must be across company specific fundamentals, it is equally important not to lose sight of the big picture. In this short video he shares his assessment of the current ‘big picture’ and how it will influence local shares. Show More

Callum Thomas

Here's the latest weekly S&P500 #ChartStorm. In this edition I include a broad mix of charts with some flagging bearish signals, and others presenting a more bullish case. They include: 50-day moving average breadth, an interesting analog chart, a couple of views of investor sentiment, the implications of the CBOE... Show More

Rudi Filapek-Vandyck

It has become a popular observation: investors are paying up for solid, predictable and reliable growth alongside growing dividends. You know, those stocks that don't seem to have any bad days, unlike the resources, the banks and the cyclicals. As I have been arguing since 2008, the new context of... Show More

Rudi Filapek-Vandyck

From staring into the abyss of a new bear market to raging bull market conditions with valuation limits forcing buyers to search for laggards - and it all happened within a matter of weeks only. Never underestimate the potential for financial markets to surprise. They certainly have shown their ability... Show More