Globally, the backdrop in 2017 is being dominated by politics as the world focuses on an erratic and inexperienced new US President. Closer to home, attention has turned to reporting season, where results are already beginning to flow through. Expectations for earnings growth are high among resources stocks following a bumper year for commodity prices in 2016, but formerly-popular areas such as small-cap growth and ‘bond-proxies’ are beginning to show signs of stress. After delivering great results for investors in 2016, we asked Chris Stott from Wilson Asset Management and Ben Rundle from NAOS Asset Management for their view on the big issues coming into reporting season, they then each share one stock idea that’s got them doing some ‘happy hunting.’ This Thematic discussion includes both a video and a transcript.