With ten stocks comprising up to 75% of the portfolio, Adrian Warner from Avenir Capital is well versed in concentrated investing. He outlines his strategy here, using a stock example that has more than doubled, and that he thinks could have 70% further upside. Show More
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Over the last 30 years, the financialisation of the world, combined with falling bond yields, has created amazing returns for investors positioned to benefit. Peter Cooper, Chief Investment Officer at Cooper Investors, says there’s a similar opportunity for investors over the coming decades; the ageing global population. Show More
Towards the end of any cycle, as investors get confident and start to ignore risks, some trades can become overcrowded. What starts out as attractive returns can quickly become hot, burning investors who get caught up in the hype. In the 90s it was internet stocks, in the 00s it... Show More
In response to the calamity caused by the GFC, interest rates were cut to near zero and we doubled the amount of debt outstanding. Fast forward and interest rates are now rising at the same time that ~$18 trillion of stimulus is being withdrawn. Show More
Catherine Yeung, Investment Director at Fidelity International, comments that clients often ask her what’s happening on the ground in China and whether the journey is actually intact? She answers this question in this presentation, concluding to say that: “It’s very hard to imagine not having a suitable allocation to the... Show More
People often ask Steve Johnson, ‘what’s your edge? What do you do differently that allows you to outperform?’ His answer is straightforward: “we don’t have a big team, we don’t have an informational edge, we are not smarter than the people we compete against.” What they can do though, is... Show More
Sitting on a >450% gain in under 20 months from one of their positions, Monash Investors not just sold out, but sold short. Simon Shields told the Livewire Live audience: “You can’t just be sitting on the same side all the time. If things change you have to change pretty... Show More
Miners and Banks are the two dominant sectors on the ASX. For the last few years, the miners have done the heavy lifting, and while they are a long way from former highs, there is no denying they've had a good run. Catherine Allfrey of Wavestone Capital says investors are... Show More
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Monopoly is the ultimate real estate game, but it also has some important lessons for real life property investors. In Monopoly, there are three things that determine which squares are the best to own: 1) The likelihood of players landing on them, 2) The ‘price to earnings’ ratio i.e. how... Show More
They say the only safe way to double your money is to fold a bank note and put it back in your pocket. The next best thing may be to find high-quality microcap opportunities. Chris Stott, CIO at Wilson Asset Management outlined a sub $200 mil turnaround retail story at... Show More
10 years ago, the Apple iPhone was released. Through the power of technology and population, this pocket-sized supercomputer changed the world as we know it. “You could argue that the combination of the iPhone and Facebook gave us Donald Trump,” Charlie Aitken, CIO of Aitken Investment Management, told a packed... Show More
This year’s Livewire Live wrapped up last night, and as with the previous three events, there were some amazing insights and lessons for all investors, regardless of experience. All the presenters and panellists had interesting things to say, but for me, there were two standouts. The first of these I... Show More
Livewire, along with Bell Direct is proud to present Livewire LIVE 2018. The Investor Event That Moves Markets. For those investors interested in attending you can purchase your tickets here. Show More
Livewire, along with Bell Direct is pleased to announce another exceptional line-up of fund managers who will share their latest ideas and strategies at Livewire Live 2018. The list includes some of the most experienced investors in the country and also features top emerging talent from Australia's most successful funds... Show More
Livewire Live is biggest event on our calendar each year. It's a high energy afternoon of panel discussions and presentations featuring 14 fund managers across fixed income, global equities and domestic equities. Show More