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Eating Away the World’s Plastic Problem
plastic bottlesTwo years ago, Japanese scientists stumbled across a type of bacteria that ate plastic. A rare breed that was found chowing down in a dump. Naturally, scientists decided to investigate further. And now they’ve stumbled upon a breakthrough. The team behind the discovery have isolated the enzyme that produced the bug. And in their testing to see how the enzyme had evolved, they accidentally made it even more effective.
How to Hunt Down Small-Cap Big Winners (Two Examples)
how to profit from small cap tech stocksThe technology industry has been extremely active in the last decade. You always hear about a new tech start-up trying to disrupt an industry. Whether it is fintech, blockchain or cyber security, technology is always striding ahead. So how can you profit from new tech start-ups, innovation and a changing landscape?
The Big Reason Small-Caps Can Outshine Blue Chips
Small cap stocks can generate greater profits than blue chip stocksI believe small-cap investing could be profitable whether the economy is doing well or poor. You should be aware of how these external factors might affect your investing. Interest rates, economic down turns and the supply of credit can all affect small-cap stocks in the short-term. But long-term, what impacts small-caps far more is their earnings potential.
A True Hero
John Monash, Anzac DayTen years ago, I was familiar with the battle of Villers-Bretonneux and the exploits of the AIF on the Western Front. But I was less aware of the exploits of the bloke at the top — John Monash. In this 100-year anniversary of the victories of 1918, I thought it would be fitting to cast markets aside for the day, and remind you just how remarkable this man was.
This Sector Is an AVOID!
financial stocks are decliningThere is a good chance that the long term impact of this royal commission will be a complete dismantling of bank business models. As I pointed out yesterday, banks are already starting to put their funds management businesses up for sale. Next, the rest of the wealth management arms (including the financial planning networks) will probably go too.
The Biggest Mistake Most Investors Make (and How to Avoid It)
investment strategy for selling stocksToday, we’re going to look at something a little different. We’re going to look at when you should sell your small-caps stocks. It’s not always an easy decision to make. But it’s an important part of investing. If done wrong, it could significantly reduce your returns. But if done right, you could lock in profits and minimise your risk at the same time.
What an Absolute Banker
leverage in the markets, financial stockBanks always have and always will attract the type of individual who wants to make a lot of money from being ‘a banker’. And while there are plenty of decent ones around, the truth is there are plenty of abhorrent individuals willing to fleece other people for their own benefit. Things took a turn for the worse when the banks began to get into the wealth management game in the early 2000s.