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    [vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Today’s move by the RBA manifests the end of a long phase in loose monetary policy.  The last time Australia’s interest rates went up was in November 2010.  Since then, it’s been a long, steady path down, culminating...

    [vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Compare the Pair At the time of writing this article, a major war in Europe was entering its fourth week and the US Federal Reserve had increased interest rates for the first of several expected responses to annualised inflation...

    "Buy when the cannons are firing, sell when the trumpets are blowing" - Nathan Meyer Rothschild Over the last 40 years, geopolitical events seen through a financial lens have generated only brief interludes of volatility as the risk was discounted into asset prices, followed by a...

    [vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]When Tesla entered the S&P500 index with a weight of 1.7% at US$695 per share, that single index rebalance was the equivalent in value to 42 years’ worth of fees on a cheap, S&P500 ETF that charges .04%. ...

    [vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The ancient Greeks and Romans, while clever, never had anything approaching the technology developed during the enlightenment.  Then the Antikythera mechanism turned up. We know that ancient hunter gatherers, while anatomically no different to us, could not construct large...

    [vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Warren Buffet recently pointed out that income available to investors in 10 Year US Treasury bonds has fallen 94% since the bond bull market kicked off in 1981. Currently, for the pleasure of handing over your hard-earned cash...

    [vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]With all the talk of hedge funds surrounding the most recent activity surrounding GameStop, it’s probably a good time to remind you that hedge funds are just one type of investing in the broader investment universe. We hope...

    [vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the US, there are more equity market indices than tradable stocks.  The proliferation of passive investing has seen demand for every conceivable type of index mushroom as passive ETFs are launched to cover every niche of investor...

    [vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are pleased to offer eInvest clients and friends priority access the new online brokerage platform, Pearler. Through Pearler, you can purchase eInvest Active ETFs with free brokerage (conditions apply). So, who is Pearler? Pearler is designed for the long...

    After the global financial crisis, central banks have continued to flood financial markets with excess liquidity in an environment of subdued global growth. Investors have piled into any sprouts of growth, in particular technology stocks. It appears investors have hunted companies that can grow above...