Laziness is not an investment strategy

The popularity of Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) has reached fever pitch in the last few years as their simplicity, and low fees have come to be the default setting for many investors and their advisers seeking share market exposure. This outcome has been no surprise. Particularly given the number of active fund managers in this […]

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How to invest ‘half glass’

Every day the market provides a stage for conflict and disagreement. This is because, for every person who wants to buy a stock, someone on the other side of a computer screen must passionately and vehemently disagree and therefore be willing to sell. Many investors are lured to the share market for many different reasons, […]

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Recent Australian Financial Review (AFR) article

Why the reporting season is still important for investors

February marks the beginning of the reporting season and for most companies it will be their half-year report. Investors gain their first insight into how they have performed, as the key accounts get dissected. Elio D’Amato, Lincoln Indicators’ Executive Director explores the growing belief that reporting season’s relevance in the role of stock selection is reducing. Click […]

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Is reporting season still relevant?

February marks the beginning of the reporting season, and for most companies, it will be their half-year report. Investors gain their first insight into how they have performed to date, as we dissect the key accounts being the Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss, and Cash Flow statements. There is however a growing belief that over […]

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A series of unexpected events

For those ‘all weather’ investors who couldn’t help taking a moment from festivities and share the occasional glance at the market, you would have noticed some peculiar behaviour in January. It started on the morning of 3rd January (evening of the 2nd in the US).  After market close one of the world’s leading brands and […]

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The next Aussie IT Stars

Considerable attention has been shone on the FAANG stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google (aka Alphabet)) overseas as their strong revenue expansion and burgeoning growth expectations have commanded much of the investment flow in the US. However, as the market begins to experience a mild pullback, these stocks have been subjected to recent selling pressure. […]

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