When the Sharemarket Falls, Try This (Don’t Blow Your Top)

In the past week, we’ve seen volatility return to equity markets. Nothing unusual about that. The reason it felt strange is we’ve had an extended period of low volatility. The index has been in a pretty steady uptrend. Investors have forgotten what it feels like to drop more than 2% in a day. (Short term … Continue reading When the Sharemarket Falls, Try This (Don’t Blow Your Top)

A Positive Start to the Year

After another tough year for sharemarket investors, 2012 has started on a better note. We’ve seen more positive data from the US and China however concerns remain over the state of the European debt crisis. In Australia corporate earnings have been reasonably good although some sectors such as discretionary retail have struggled. Australian shares are offering … Continue reading A Positive Start to the Year