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Amit Lodha

Fundamental analysts spend an inordinate amount of time with Microsoft Excel software trying to gauge the magnitude and direction of the future cash flow evolution of a company with detailed projections around revenue, margin and earnings trajectory. Yet over time, the lesson one learns is that, more often than not,... Show More

Marcus Tuck

The FAANG stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google/Alphabet) led the market up and participated in the recent correction. Their latest profit reports are an important guide to the sustainability of the tech sector's rise. Here we argue that on a Price Earnings Growth basis, they still look sharp. Show More

Damien Wood

Small and medium-sized fintechs could struggle to compete with Australia’s large banks. However, the global tech giants could cause major problems for the banks - if they targeted wide spread general commercial banking. Show More

Jason Teh

It has been about 10 years since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) began to unfold. Very few were prepared for the financial damage that ensued. And it has permanently impacted the psyche of many market pundits. Since then, there has been no shortage of bear market predictions and lately there... Show More

Mugunthan Siva

India is home to the world’s largest biometric identity program. The Unique Identification Authority of India has spent seven years collecting fingerprints, iris and facial scans for over 1.167 billion enrolled citizens. The World Bank's Chief Economist, Paul Romer, described it as "the most sophisticated ID program in the world". Show More

Marc Kennis

We recently attended one of the largest Enterprise Technology conferences globally, CeBIT in Hannover, Germany. The range of Technology verticals represented at CeBIT continues to be very impressive and includes sub sectors such as Data Analytics, Content Management, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Internet of Things, Virtual and Augmented Reality, (connected)... Show More

Jacob Mitchell

A key change across the Antipodes Partners’ Funds over the quarter has been a broadening of the technology cluster to take advantage of observed valuation dispersion. Similar to the technology bubble and subsequent “tech wreck” at the turn of the century, the market’s focus has narrowed around higher growth “winners”... Show More

Murdoch Gatti | York Wealth Management

LiveTiles Limited (ASX: LVT) was recently acquired by Modun Resources Limited and relisted on the ASX on 18 September 2015. LiveTiles Design generates revenue and is a software tool that improves the user experience of Microsoft Sharepoint, an enterprise collaboration platform. LVT is in early stages of growth with no... Show More

Nicholas Forsyth

This week we have witnessed Facebook (FB.US) become a $US250bn company. The fastest company to reach this milestone, amazingly now larger than BHP, CBA and Woolworths (WOW) combined. Mark Zuckerberg’s social network company, as illustrated in the movie “The Social Network”, was born only 11 years ago in a Harvard... Show More