Three wires that caught my eye
Another signal a bubble is forming?
How to pick stocks: Investing themes
In the first of a four-part series, the always-candid Marcus Padley provides a straightforward lesson on top-down (or “macro crap,” as he calls it) analysis, vs bottom-up analysis (stock picking). The piece provides a strong foundation, which he builds on in parts 2-4 (available for free by clicking through at the bottom of the article). Of particular interest was the ‘how-to’ on thematic investing, and in the final part, he provides some themes to watch. Read the article here: (VIEW LINK)
Two stocks benefiting from tourism tailwinds
Chart of the week
The next move in the war on deflation
As the idea of further rate cuts and asset purchases by central banks begins to fall out of favour with investors, it seems a new type of stimulus has been gaining traction with the investing public.
How to read financial news
The Chartered Financial Analyst Institute recently shared a great blog post on how to get the most out of financial news. Check out their 'best practice' tips here: (VIEW LINK)
How executive pay, board diversity, and ownership effect returns
Patrick was one of Livewire’s first employees, joining in 2015 after nearly a decade working in insurance, superannuation, and retail banking. He is passionate about investing, with a particular interest in Australian small-caps.
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