We previously discussed how the market environment is ever-changing. One of the biggest changes in recent years is the unprecedented ease of access to markets now available to retail traders. Alongside this newfound market access, idle hands during the COVID crisis combined with blockchain frenzy to convert armchair quarterbacks to toilet stall fund managers. The […]
A hot topic of discussion lately has been changes in market environments and their impact on investment strategies, especially regarding interest rates and inflation. Today, I thought I’d take a look at this problem from a data-driven perspective. It’s no secret that, when left unaltered, the performance of a trading strategy will deteriorate over time. […]
With interest rate rises, uncertainty around property prices, employment rates and inflation levels, we thought it would be good to share Bendigo Bank‘s Chief Ecomonist David Robertson’s market update for June 2023.
Nick Radge presented an online webinar for Society of Technical Analysts in April 2023. Nick spoke about trading multiple strategies to smooth the equity curve. In the video Nick is referring to RealTest Backtesting software.
As a globally renowned trend follower for over 35 years, I am often asked if trend following works on stocks. The answer is an unequivocal yes. Despite some analysts and traders labelling trend following as outdated or unreliable. The fact is that it can be incredibly effective when applied to the stock market. The reason […]
Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) have been very popular in the US for many years and are growing at an exponential rate here in Australia. There are many reasons why; limited exposure to individual company risk, extremely low fees and wide array of offerings allowing exposure to indices, interest rates, commodities and even real estate. One […]
2023 is just around the corner and, quite frankly, I’m happy to move on from 2022. It’s been one of those challenging years that pop up every so often. Mr Market reminding us to stay humble. My total portfolio is down in the high teens. Many of the big boys around town are down considerably […]
We’ve received a number of questions about the Growth Portfolio performance recently so Nick Radge has put together an update, explained the performance and how to manage the current market situation. If you have any questions about the Growth Portfolio performance update please drop me an email. Nick and Trish Radge trade the Growth Portfolio […]