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Snap, pop, crackle.

19 May, 2017

Snap, pop, crackle

Snapchat – is it worth the hype? Investors may be left wondering if the product’s disappearing act was a premonition for the share price to go the same way.
Where there’s smoke.

12 May, 2017

Where there’s smoke

Dope, weed, pot — call it what you will — marijuana is becoming a big industry for medicinal and recreational use. Investors have got excited but who will make the money when the smoke clears?
Don't forget to grab what's yours.

09 May, 2017

Don't forget to grab what's yours

One of the great benefits of KiwiSaver that you will not want to miss out on is the annual government contribution of up to $521 — known as the member tax credit or MTC.
The power of small wins.

08 May, 2017

The power of small wins

Markets recently displaying disproportionate reactions based on insubstantial news – while this optimism might look excessive, we should never underestimate the power of small wins.
Investing highlights & lowlights — April 2017.

08 May, 2017

Investing highlights & lowlights — April 2017

A snapshot from Fisher Funds of the key factors driving the performance of Markets and Funds for April 2017. Learn more …
The beating heart of our international portfolios.

08 May, 2017

The beating heart of our international portfolios

How do we really know a pioneering breakthrough when we hear about one? We think one of the latest healthcare additions to our international portfolio, Edwards Lifesciences, is doing just that in treating heart disease.
Driving change in the automotive industry.

08 May, 2017

Driving change in the automotive industry

We take a look under the hood at disruption in the automotive industry. Tesla now exceeds Ford’s market cap – we go beyond the excitement of the new and comment on the wider impact of innovation.
And while we're talking about cars ….

08 May, 2017

And while we're talking about cars …

Alphabet (Google) hits the road with testing their driverless cars – a space that we think will only get more competitive as it offers consumers significant savings in money and time.
Inflation — a false signal.

08 May, 2017

Inflation — a false signal

Paying an extra cent for your coffee probably won’t break the bank. The current rising inflation rate is probably also no need to panic as we put it down to two one-off and temporary factors.
The King of the mountain cometh.

08 May, 2017

The King of the mountain cometh

Retail heavyweight Amazon looks set to start operating in Australia later in the year – what does it mean for current retailers and will it affect our Aussie retail stocks?

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