July 29, 2012

The Cost of Safety

By Jim Parker, Vice President Dimensional Outside the Flags Investors are now so risk averse they are willing to pay the German government to look after […]
July 26, 2012

Investing when others are fearful

By Scott Rainey and Ben Brinkerhoff Warren Buffett, legendary US investor, has made billions of dollars investing based on a fundamental behavioural premise (coupled with ingenious […]
June 9, 2012

Insights on the Global Economy from Leading Academics

This week Bradley Nuttall attended an Investment Symposium where some of the world’s leading financial academics, including 1997 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences recipient Myron S. […]
May 16, 2012

Money in the Bank – Term Deposits vs Fixed Interest

Key Points Overview For many people, there’s no better bet than money in the bank.  And with New Zealand interest rates among the highest in the […]
May 6, 2012

Recent Events & Possible Outcomes in Local & Global Financial Markets

The Global Economy US recovery underway with improvement in jobs, consumer sentiment, housing and industrial activity US Federal Reserve signals low rates until 2014, to encourage […]