Monthly Archives: May 2012

Update No. 61 – 25/05/12

The returns for Australia’s top 15 equities fund managers are out for the period to 30 April 2012.  The median performance was a 4.7% loss.  The benchmark over the period showed a 3.6% loss, the 1.1% difference is what investors were paying to achieve the result.  The table is posted here: Over the equivalent period, […]

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Update No. 60 – 18/05/12

For those looking for something a little longer than the relatively short posts I’ve produced of late, this will be a monster.  I hope it causes you to stop and think about the society we live in, how it came to be what it is and how we, and future generations could be best served […]

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Update No. 59 – 11/05/12

Some links this week, I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but the internet is a real gold-mine of information for the inquisitive mind.  OK, you’ve probably noticed… There was some continuing good economic news out of China, with the PMI expanding (just, from 53.1 to 53.3) for the 5th consecutive month as reported on Bloomberg.  […]

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Update No. 58 – 04/05/12

I thought I would look this week at a comparison between a US listed stocks versus one on the Aussie exchange.  In my view, for reasons I can’t quite explain (I have some ideas, including the differences in interest rates & Australian pessimism due to Political issues), stocks in Australia appear to my judgement to […]

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