In today’s offering, first published on 15 October, your editor Sam Volkering discusses electric vehicles, their tech, their future and the opportunities in play today.
In today’s offering, first published on 15 October, your editor Harje Ronngard discusses how to find that one great investment.
These are all gifts — from Santa to you. With lower stocks prices, potential returns go way up. Stocks that weren’t clear buys before are now worth considering. But where should you look specifically?
China is quickly racing towards a problem. Manufacturing is a dying industry. Yet China doesn’t seem all that bothered. They want to become the manufacturing power house for higher value goods. So how does this benefit you?
No one is right all the time. And that’s OK. All you’ve got to do is get a few big bets right. If you only buy three or five stocks next year, you’re running a very concentrated portfolio.
Today, Stewart Horejsi owns 4,300 Berkshire Class A stock. He’s worth US$1.4 billion. All it takes is one investment. There are generally two ways you can replicate (to a lesser extent) Horejsi’s results.
There are only a few of these mouth-watering opportunities in the US or here in Australia, with markets at such elevated levels. It might not be long before you see billion-dollar Aussie companies trading for a pittance.
There is perhaps nothing in the financial markets that attracts more jargon than options. From weird and wonderful strategies, through to even the most basic definitions. It can put you off before you even begin.
Of course, there are multiple reasons why Chinese stocks — and stocks globally — are falling. But many of these losses are temporary. We’ll eventually look back at the trade war between the US and China in the same way; a disturbance that created opportunities.
Rather than alcohol, which seems to take off everywhere, you could say coffee is an acquired taste. I remember when I first tried a brew. Bitter. Watery. Stale. So is coffee an idea worth investing in?