Expert Insights

If you want to outperform over the long-term, buying great businesses isn’t enough. Clay Smolinski, Portfolio Manager at Platinum Asset Management, says you need to look for good businesses at great prices.

"The initial price you pay for an investment is the single biggest factor in determining how much money you make".

In this video, he explains how he identifies these opportunities and shares a recent example.

Key points

  • Price, rather than quality, is biggest determinant of investment returns
  • The best way to find low prices is to look for uncertainty
  • Investors need to ask themselves if the situation is as bad as the market thinks
  • The real money is made when the uncertainty is resolved and the outlook is corrected.

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