Markets had a stellar start to 2018 until they were disrupted by some volatility that caught some surprise. Our Chief Investment Officer, Frank Jasper talks about this and has some tips to settle your nerves.
In New Zealand we have always prided ourselves on punching above our weight. Our Chief Investment Officer looks at some New Zealand companies that have done just this in their respective categories.
Bitcoin has dominated investment headlines in 2017. Frank Jasper, Chief Investment Officer takes a look at whether this is likely to continue.
Frank Jasper, Chief Investment Officer suggests how you can take a fresh look at your investment portfolio.
2017 has been an investment year like no other. Carmel Fisher reflects on an outstanding year and looks forward to 2018. Could the old story of the grasshopper and the ant apply?
Carmel Fisher delves into the subject of valuations by discussing a recent art auction result of astonishing proportions.
Is 10,000 hours of deliberate practice what it takes to become an ‘outlier’ or a master of a task? Carmel Fisher comments on a popular theory.
Diamonds: Are they as precious and rare as we have been trained to think they are? Carmel Fisher looks at the history behind the diamond engagement ring tradition.
Carmel Fisher discusses the future of the mattress industry as it wakes up to new technology and distribution methods.
Carmel Fisher discusses a simple way to retrain your brain to think beyond short-term emotions to help you make better decisions in both life and investments.
What is the life skill that can add 50% to a person’s future value, and does the responsibility to teach it fall on schools or parents?